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EnergyTech: ERCOT moves forward on pilot to evaluate DERs in wholesale markets
Oct. 24, 2022
Rod Walton, senior editor of EnergyTech, describes an ERCOT pilot project with implications for microgrids.
The Microgrid Perspective
Designing Microgrids: Evaluating Parameters for Reliable, Cost-Effective and Optimized Power Solutions
Dec. 7, 2023
Shawn Dalke electrical engineer at Mesa Solutions discusses load profiles and power sources for microgrids.
Should you even bother connecting to the grid?
June 29, 2022
After years of developing energy projects, and dealing with the frustrations of interconnecting to the grid, Ben Parvey said enough is enough. It’s time to help people get off...
A new mobile nanogrid that needs neither grid nor gas station
June 24, 2022
When there is a disaster, governments respond with fossil generators. Sesame Solar decided there had to be a better way and created a hydrogen, all renewable nanogrid.
Why aren’t there more small wind turbines on buildings?
March 9, 2022
Solar panels and batteries are common elements of microgrids. Wind turbines are more of a rarity, especially on city buildings. IBIS Power hopes to change that with its PowerNest...
Puerto Rico’s utility needs to act on solar, storage and microgrids, says industry group
Jan. 18, 2022
With renewable portfolio standards looming and Puerto Rico still using 97% fossil fuels, the island’s utility needs to hasten work on solar, storage and microgrids, says an industry...
Top 10 microgrid white papers of 2021 — Funding and building microgrids for resiliency
Dec. 29, 2021
Microgrid Knowledge’s Top 10 microgrid white papers of 2021 came from energy leaders such as Siemens, Schneider Electric, S&C Electric, Eaton, Mesa Solutions, Instant On, Ameresco...
Are Second Life EV Batteries Game Changers for Microgrid Owners and the Grid?
Dec. 3, 2021
Second life electric vehicle batteries can lower costs and provide environmental benefits to microgrid owners and utilities.
Five Considerations for Designing DERs with Increased Energy Autonomy
Dec. 3, 2021
Distributed energy resources (DERs) are significantly changing the way energy is produced, stored and distributed. Lauren Flanagan, executive chair and co-founder of Sesame Solar...
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