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2023 Year of the Rabbit for Microgrids, too--Moving Fast

Dec. 10, 2023
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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.
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Virtual Reality: Microgrids, VPPs Mutually Boost Each Other's Case

Nov. 22, 2023
The decentralization, democratization and fragmentation of the power grid is yielding newer and more complex energy combinations these days, making room for both very different...
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Feds Seeking More Clarity Around Eligibility of Microgrid Controllers for Tax Credits

Nov. 20, 2023
The U.S. Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are clarifying and seeking input for what qualifies a microgrid project for access to more of the investment...
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DOE’s Jigar Shah: Microgrids Provide ‘Something for Everyone’

Nov. 17, 2023
The financial jury was out on microgrids until they began providing important benefits to residents, business and utilities, Shah pointed out.
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Putting Backbone into the Energy Journey: The Economics of Sustainability

Nov. 16, 2023
Some of the fruits of decarbonization are not as evident in the near term as they will be years down the road, Schneider Electric's Rohan Kelkar points out, but CFOs and sustainability...
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Friday Thoughts from the Editor's Porch: Speeding up Interconnection and Making Food Production Cleaner, Energy-Wise

Nov. 10, 2023
Hurry up and wait, as the saying goes, may or may not have originated in the military, but it’s appropo to everyday life. Meet that deadline to file your taxes and send what you...
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A Paired Power solar microgrid charging station. (Source: Paired Power)

Skipping the Hassle of Interconnection Delays with Solar Microgrids

Nov. 7, 2023
EV charging developers may wait years to connect their projects to the grid. They're beginning to choose solar microgrids instead, saving money, eliminating wait times and charging...
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How Disaster Leads Us to Energy Change

Oct. 30, 2023
Such must be the case for folks in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, when a decade ago a train carrying crude oil jumped the track near downtown and exploded. The accident took the lives ...