This collection of videos and webinars looks at microgrid applications for the government/military, some of the earliest adopters of the technology.

U.S. Army Awards Contract to Create Lighter and More Durable Batteries for Combat Troops

April 30, 2024
The $6.4 million contract aims to improve safety for American soldiers as well as fortify the supply chain and U.S. national security.

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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U.S. Army Testing Microgrid System to Power Field Hospitals

Jan. 25, 2024
The AMMPS is a 120-kW microgrid system that includes two connected 60-kW generators. Rather than idling when not in use, the microgrid’s generators can be shut down if power demand...
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U.S. Department of Energy Releases $104M to Fund Microgrids and Other Net-Zero Projects

Jan. 19, 2024
The funds, the first of three planned disbursements from a $250 million pool, will advance clean energy projects at 31 federal facilities. Four microgrid projects were among those...

Electric Firetrucks Need Microgrids – and So Do the Towns that Own the Trucks

Jan. 8, 2024
With the move to electrification, microgrids ensure electric ambulances and firetrucks are charged and ready for emergencies.

Ukrainian and German-Made Solar Microgrids Warm Newborns and Serve Military, Trauma Centers in Ukraine

Dec. 15, 2023
“Dr. Solar” and a wiring expert wearing body armor and a helmet are among the Ukrainians bringing solar microgrids to critical facilities in the war-torn country.
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Yokota Air Base Celebrates the Completion of its New Microgrid

Nov. 1, 2023
The 10.72-MW combined heat and power microgrid will power the entire base during an outage. It joins a growing list of microgrid installations on U.S. military bases.
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U.S. Army Col. Christopher Midberry, Fort Campbell Garrison Commander, addresses attendees at a microgrid ground-breaking ceremony, October 3, 2023, on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Source: U.S. Army photo by Kayla Cosby)

Construction Begins on U.S. Army’s Latest Microgrid at Fort Campbell in Kentucky

Oct. 16, 2023
The groundbreaking ceremony on the natural gas microgrid was held during the first week of October, which the Army has dubbed Energy Action Month.
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Schneider Electric Helps the Military Build Resilient and Sustainable Facilities through Microgrids

Oct. 13, 2023
Curt “Kibbles” Ebitz, strategic account executive at Schneider Electric discusses how Schneider Electric helps the military build resilient and sustainable facilities to help ...