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Electrify America, NFI Debut EV Charging Station Backed by Microgrid

Feb. 28, 2024
The charging facility will directly support NFI’s fleet of 50 heavy-duty electric trucks to advance the electrification of the company’s shipping container transportation operations...

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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Champion of the Smart Grid: Lee Krevat Talks Long Game on Decentralizing Energy

Feb. 13, 2024
He is open-minded and acknowledges the ups and downs, headwinds and tailwinds of decentralizing the energy grid. Krevat sees the many paths to net-zero goals as a multipronged...
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Battle Cry from Intersolar: The Ironclad Argument Reinforcing the Strengths of Microgrids, DERs in the Energy Revolution

Jan. 23, 2024
Thousands gathered to reaffirm a common allegiance to advance the clean power generation cause, and most reveled in the chance to connect environmental, humanitarian and business...
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Costco Warehouse Installs Off-Grid Solar to Power Fleet Electrification

Jan. 9, 2024
Costco contracted Trinity Structures to design, construct and activate the off-grid rooftop solar to charge electric trucks at the 1 million square-foot distribution center in...

The Renewable Grid: Challenging the Status Quo Part 1

Dec. 11, 2023
Jim Bishop, vice president of advanced technology solutions at Ameresco, focuses on reliability and stability in the first of a two-part series.
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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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Apuao Island, one of the 98 unserved or underserved areas of the Philippines that will soon have reliable electricity from a microgrid. (Source: Navier Solon / Shutterstock.com)

Philippines Seeks Microgrids to Solve Power Gaps

Oct. 31, 2023
More than 4 million Filipino households are unserved or underserved by the national power grid. The country’s Department of Energy is turning to microgrids to help electrify all...
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Sunset on Lac-Mégantic. (Source: Nick Boulay / Shutterstock.com)

Canadian Government, Hydro-Québec to Invest $3.7 million in Lac-Mégantic Microgrid Expansion

Oct. 30, 2023
The Lac-Mégantic microgrid was commissioned in 2021 in the wake of a train derailment that nearly destroyed the town. The new funds will be used to further the community’s energy...