Energy Storage Microgrid

This section includes white papers on Energy Storage Microgrids
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Roundup: New Microgrid Projects Receive Millions in Federal GRIP Funding

Oct. 30, 2023
Minneapolis, Detroit, Chattanooga and New Orleans are among the cities that will soon benefit from microgrids.

Types of Microgrids

Dec. 4, 2023
No two microgrids are the same. Check out two types of microgrids with these real-life case studies.
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Sunset on Lac-Mégantic. (Source: Nick Boulay /

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...
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Ohio Data Center Microgrid Launched as Proof of Concept

Oct. 27, 2023
The 1-MW project will demonstrate how microgrids can help data center operators meet their ever-growing demand for power.
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A new solar microgrid trailer was unveiled at RayDay, an annual sustainability event held near Atlanta, GA. Photo by

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.
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Jamestown NY Municipal Utility Building Downtown Microgrid with Federal, Local Funding

Oct. 24, 2023
The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities announced the $17.3 million funding through a U.S. Department of Energy Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnerships (GRIPs) program. The...
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Green Mountain Power's Zero Outages Initiative aims to build a more resilient energy system so customers won't lose power during severe weather events, like the July 2023 flood that ravaged large parts of Vermont. (Source: Sean Plottner /

Microgrids Are a Key Component of Vermont Utility’s New Zero Outages Initiative

Oct. 16, 2023
A new initiative from Green Mountain Power will use microgrids, energy storage and other storm-hardening tactics to create a zero outages energy system by 2030.
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Block Energy

Pepco, Block Energy Breaking Ground on Residential Microgrids for Affordable Housing in Maryland

Oct. 11, 2023
Pepco will utilize the BlockEnergy residential battery storage system combined with rooftop solar at six family homesites. They are working in tandem with non-profit developer...
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Microsoft Replaces Diesel Generators with Saft Batteries at Swedish Data Center

Oct. 4, 2023
The backup power generators protect data centers from losing electricity during grid outages. Saft, which is a subsidiary of TotalEnergies, installed four battery energy storage...