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Craft Solar: HES Renewables Building 1.03-MW Rooftop Array at San Diego Brewery

May 8, 2024
HES Renewables is building the 1.03-MW (1,032 kW) solar array with 2,400 panels across two large rooftops at the Ballast Point facility.

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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USDA Awards $190K in On-Site Solar Projects to Two Florida Businesses

April 2, 2024
Blue Grotto LLC of Levy County, Fla., and Adaptive Enterprises Corp. in Fort Walton Beach are installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems at their sites.
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Private O&G Firm to Install Multisite Microgrid Project

Sept. 29, 2023
The microgrids are expected to significantly reduce the company’s energy costs and aid its compliance with California’s cap and trade requirements.
Rooftop based PV-solar power. Source: spa-solceller-lomma

Microgrid in Sweden to Send Power to its Neighbors, EVs and the Spot Market

June 23, 2023
The microgrid startup has big plans for Scandinavia and beyond.
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University of St. Thomas Takes on Microgrid Mission

March 30, 2023
How the University of St. Thomas Center for Microgrid Research is working to educate future microgrid engineers and fix some of the big challenges faced by the industry.
The parking lot solar array at Siemens' Princeton, NJ campus Source: Siemens

Siemens Living Lab Adds Interactive Virtual Environment

March 20, 2023
The interactive virtual environment allows the public, customers and partners tour the microgrid system from anywhere in the world.
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Figure 1: An aerial photo the Mbogo Valley Tea Factory with the roof top PV array driving its newly installed DC Microgrid. The Microgrid helps the factory stay in operation even when it loses grid power. The photo also shows a few of the 10,288 outgrower tea fields in the area whose livelihoods are supported by the tea factory.

Case study: How a DC microgrid helps over 10,000 Kenyan tea growers bring their product to market

Oct. 31, 2022
Alencon’s String Power Optimizer and Transmitters (SPOTs) connect solar to battery energy storage in a DC microgrid that supports the operations of the Mbogo Valley Tea Factory...

How artificial intelligence can green the cryptocurrency industry

Oct. 19, 2022
A new white paper from Veritone examines how artificial intelligence can help green cryptocurrency — one of the dirtiest industries around.