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Healing the Climate Threat: Kaiser Permanente, Ameresco Quantify Benefits of Medical Office Microgrid in Oahu

March 28, 2024
Kaiser Permanente has installed on-site solar at more than 100 of its 700-plus locations, including hospitals and MOBs. It does not aim to reproduce solar-and-storage on-site ...

Exploring the Potential of Community Microgrids Through Three Innovative Case Studies

April 8, 2024
Community microgrids represent a burgeoning solution to meet the energy needs of localized areas and regions. These microgrids are clusters of interconnected energy resources,...
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Energy Pragmatism and Ways Forward: Private Equity Giants All-In on Multiple Paths to Net Zero

March 27, 2024
There’s been a lot of talk about losing the way on the road to net zero. At the same time, big money is still squarely aimed at carbon-free energy projects worldwide.

Utilities Recognize Value of Microgrids: Many Speaking at MGK Conference 24

March 22, 2024
Speakers from the IOUs, municipal and co-op sectors spotlighted at MGK will include Cobb EMC of Georgia, American Municipal Power, Ameren, Duke Energy, Georgia Power, Baltimore...
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Microgrids Help Create Data Centers that Don’t Break the Grid or the Environment

March 18, 2024
A new model for data center design uses microgrids to provide flexibility and clean energy that reduces grid stress. Other models focus on modular data center design and providing...
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A Vision for E-Mobility Hubs Plus Microgrid-Supported Resilience Centers in Underserved Neighborhoods

March 15, 2024
Sacramento air quality agency envisions pairing e-mobility hubs with resilience hubs in disadvantaged communities.
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Going Wild for Renewables: Cincinnati Zoo Breaks Ground on New Solar Plus Storage Microgrid

March 14, 2024
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in Ohio has broken ground on a 2.8-MW solar plus storage microgrid. When combined with an existing 1.56-MW solar array, two-thirds of the...
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Microgrid Knowledge Conference Focused on Mission Critical Power Resiliency

March 6, 2024
Microgrid 2024 is happening April 22-24 in Baltimore. The crossroads of sustainability and resiliency will be front and center.
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Can Increasing Distributed Generation on the Grid Reduce Transmission Needs? It’s Complicated

March 4, 2024
Some might assume that increasing distributed generation on the grid in order to meet clean energy goals can reduce transmission needs. But the need for transmission investments...