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Sunnova swings back at critics of microutilities plan
Oct. 24, 2022
Opponents are trying to block a microutilities proposal in California with self-serving “the sky-is-falling” arguments, says Sunnova, the plan’s architect.
The Microgrid Perspective
Only through Standardization Can Microgrids Accelerate the Energy Transition
Jan. 18, 2024
Jana Gerber, North America microgrid president at Schneider Electric discusses how standardizing microgrids will accelerate the energy transition.
Brooklyn Microgrid Launches Campaign to Create Regulatory Sandbox
Oct. 18, 2019
Brooklyn Microgrid, the first energy project in the United States to use blockchain technology for energy transactions, is trying to win regulatory approval that would make it...
PowerGen-E.ON Deal Boosts Microgrids, Minigrids, Micro-utilities in Africa
Aug. 23, 2019
PowerGen Renewable Energy, a leading player in Sub-Saharan Africa’s fledgling, but fast growing microgrid, minigrid and micro-utilities industry acquired the Tanzanian microgrid...
Reverse Auctions May Become the Key to Energy Storage Rollout, EDF says
April 25, 2019
Will reverse auctions emerge as a way to drive down costs as electric grids incorporate more renewables and energy storage?
How to Keep Africa’s Minigrids from Becoming a Bridge to Nowhere
Jan. 21, 2019
A push is on to bring electricity to the nearly one billion people who lack it worldwide. But if you build it will they come? Apparently not, as some minigrid developers are finding...
Minigrids in Nigeria: A $20B Business Opportunity for the Greater Good
Aug. 28, 2018
Minigrids represent a $20 billion business opportunity in Nigeria and a chance to improve the lives of over half the population, which remain without electricity, according to...
Three Events that Signal Change in the Microgrid Landscape
May 15, 2018
As energy insiders gathered in Chicago last week at Microgrid 2018, three events unfolded that signal how microgrid growth may take shape in the coming months and years.
Energy Storage Gets Biggest Boost in Years. Thank you FERC
Feb. 23, 2018
A recent FERC ruling gives energy storage its biggest boost in years, and buoys microgrids along the way, by granting storage more access to revenue from competitive wholesale...
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