The Challenges and Rewards of Integrating Distributed Energy Resources into the Grid

July 17, 2024
In this QuickChat video, Jason Petermeier, chief operating officer of ELM MicroGrid and ELM Solar, explains how distributed energy resources are impacting the grid of today and...

Propane Is a Sustainable Choice for Growing Microgrid Need

July 2, 2024
Construction professionals rely on propane’s lower emissions and enhanced resiliency
Brian Kawuma, Power for All

Uganda Integrated Energy Minigrid Project Wins Prestigious Award

June 28, 2024
The Twaake integrated energy minigrid was recognized at this week’s Reuters Global Energy Transition 2024 Awards for its work in delivering economical, clean energy to the community...

No Fast Passes in the Waiting Line: Interconnection Queues Are Getting Longer

April 29, 2024
Theories abound around what can be done to reduce interconnection queue wait times, which have more than doubled since 2008. But the Department of Energy has a plan that includes...

How Power-Hungry Data Centers and Large Industries Are Turning to Microgrids--On and Off-Grid

April 19, 2024
Up until recently, large load facilities have had a backup solution and have been grid connected. But because of grid constraints, they are choosing to be off-grid, according ...
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Philippine Government Awards Contract for the Development of 8 New Microgrids

April 18, 2024
A consortium of three companies will build the hybrid microgrids in three off-grid areas of the country.
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Puerto Rico Can Achieve a 100% Renewable Energy Future and Microgrids Have a Role to Play

April 5, 2024
With microgrids, virtual power plants and a rapidly growing array of distributed energy resources, Puerto Rico can reach its goal of 100% renewable energy by 2050, according to...
Brandon Olafsson /

Department of Energy Spending Up to $200M Connecting Remote Microgrids

March 15, 2024
The U.S. Department of Energy is currently accepting proposals for transmission projects that would connect remote and isolated microgrids to each other or to existing transmission...
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Johannesburg City Utility Nearing Completion of New Microgrid in South Africa

Feb. 27, 2024
The 1-MW solar plus storage microgrid will provide power to around 500 homes in Alexandra, a suburb of the capital city.