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New Solar Microgrid Trailer Delivers Power and Inspiration to Atlanta Communities in Need

Oct. 25, 2023
The microgrid, which includes an inverter, solar panels and battery storage, will be used to provide emergency power in the aftermath of severe storms or other disasters.

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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Smarter Grid Solutions Providing DERMs for NREL Energy Integration, Microgrid R&D Facility

Aug. 24, 2023
NREL’s ESIF also houses a megawatt-scale microgrid evaluation platform that helps utilities study microgrid connections and simulations. These research activities focus on connecting...
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What is a Microgrid and How Microgrids Work

March 3, 2023
Aytek Yuksel, content marketing director at Cummins, helps you boost your energy IQ with four common questions and answers about living on microgrids.
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How to Build a Career in Renewable Energy

Jan. 24, 2023
The timing could not be better to hone new skills in microgrid technologies. Nathan Johnson, director of the Laboratory for Energy And Power Solutions and associate professor ...
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Inside Xcel Energy’s Transportation Electrification Plan

Jan. 18, 2021
The plan is the first full-scale electric vehicle infrastructure program approved in the state, and stakes out Colorado’s place among states leading the charge on electrifying...