Microgrid How To

Articles and papers on how to plan, develop, finance, build and operate a microgrid. These instructional articles are ideal for energy developers, community planners, facility and sustainability manager looking to develop an energy resiliency and sustainability program using advanced distributed energy.

Sweating the Small Stuff (and It's All Small Stuff)

June 8, 2023
Learn strategies for anticipating and overcoming the “small stuff” that can add delays and cost to your microgrid project.

Types of Microgrids

Dec. 4, 2023
No two microgrids are the same. Check out two types of microgrids with these real-life case studies.
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The Compelling Case for Data Center Microgrids

Feb. 23, 2023
Now available on demand, a new webinar series from Microgrid Knowledge and Data Center Frontier outlines how microgrids can help data center operators improve their electric resilience...
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There is a compelling case for an integrated data center microgrid system that improves both uptime and performance while reducing energy costs. (Source: Gorodenkoff / Shutterstock.com)

Why Data Centers Need Microgrids

Jan. 10, 2023
Microgrids can help data center operators improve electric resilience, lower energy costs and achieve sustainability goals.

Resource Page: Microgrid Beginners

Dec. 20, 2022
New to microgrids? This list of articles and resources is a great place to start if you're looking to understand what microgrids are and how they can help your business achieve...
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What is a microgrid? Watch this video

Oct. 27, 2022
Watch “Microgrids Now,” a short video explaining microgrids and how they are a game-changer for the U.S. energy grid.
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5 strategies to reduce microgrid costs from the experts

May 18, 2022
Energy experts at Azzo, ComAp Americas, Eaton, Pxise, Rolls Royce Solutions and Schneider Electric offer tips to reduce microgrid costs.

Think you’re ready for a microgrid? Answer these questions first

April 8, 2022
You may be enthusiastic about pursuing a microgrid, but are you aware of the issues that could bog down your project? We’ve prepared a list of key questions about microgrids to...
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Monash University Offers Help in Developing Microgrids with New Toolbox

Aug. 27, 2021
One Step Off The Grid’s Sophie Vorrath describes a microgrid toolbox offered by Monash University in Australia to help those trying to develop their own embedded networks.