Microgrid Financing

This section includes white papers on Microgrid Financing
Indian Energy

Tribal Communities Want Energy Resilience with Microgrids: Is the U.S. Stepping Up?

May 13, 2024
A major goal for outage-prone tribal communities is becoming energy resilient through the deployment of microgrids and renewable energy. They’re also looking to take control of...

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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Calming Emotions and Cutting Diesel Use in Alaska Communities with Microgrid Projects

April 30, 2024
A project to bring three microgrids to several Alaska communities aims to remove the emotion and make it easier to make decisions that benefit all stakeholders.
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Self-Reliance Scorecard Lauds State Legislation Helping DERs and Microgrids Overcome Utility Barriers to Local Energy

April 1, 2024
A new state scorecard from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance focuses on the need for state legislation that levels the playing field for DERs and microgrids, allowing them...
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Energy Pragmatism and Ways Forward: Private Equity Giants All-In on Multiple Paths to Net Zero

March 27, 2024
There’s been a lot of talk about losing the way on the road to net zero. At the same time, big money is still squarely aimed at carbon-free energy projects worldwide.
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DOE Funds Long-Duration Energy Storage Microgrid for California Tribe

March 18, 2024
The U.S. Department of Energy's Loan Programs Office has made a conditional commitment to provide a $72.8 million partial loan guarantee for the development of a solar plus long...
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Washington State Awards $8.1 Million in Grants for Microgrids and Other Renewable Energy Projects

March 6, 2024
Fourteen grants for microgrids, battery storage systems and more were awarded by the Washington State Department of Commerce through its Clean Energy Fund.
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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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FEMA to Fund Net-Zero Energy Projects – Including Solar Microgrids – in Disaster Areas

Feb. 5, 2024
In the wake of a disaster, schools, hospitals, fire stations and other community infrastructure entities are now able to use FEMA grant money to rebuild using net-zero technologies...