Microgrid Financing

This section includes white papers on Microgrid Financing
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Minigrid Projects to Significantly Expand Access to Electricity in Two African Nations

July 12, 2024
New minigrid projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia will accelerate access to clean, reliable electricity for rural populations.

Propane Is a Sustainable Choice for Growing Microgrid Need

July 2, 2024
Construction professionals rely on propane’s lower emissions and enhanced resiliency
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Department of Energy Funds Microgrid Controller Projects

June 13, 2024
The Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity recently awarded $10.5 million to eight microgrid projects in underserved and indigenous communities. Most projects focus on microgrid...
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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...
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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.