Here you will find news and feature articles about community microgrids. Central to today’s local energy revolution, a community microgrid is a mini-version of the larger grid, but it is designed to serve a neighborhood, village, town or city.
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Dassam water fall in Jharkhand, India. Source: prafulrao /

Indian State Jharkhand Releases O&M Tenders for 212 Solar Minigrids

Aug. 11, 2023
The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency looks to establish five-year comprehensive operations and maintenance contracts with qualified vendors.

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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Microgrid in Castaner, Puerto Rico

Microgrids Bring Wealth and Health to Puerto Ricans Without Power for More than a Year

June 30, 2023
And now 30 more microgrids are on their way promising additional economic prosperity and energy resilience to a region with a 60% poverty rate.
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Plug Power to Provide Hydrogen Fuel Cell for Calistoga Microgrid

June 12, 2023
The fuel cells will power the Calistoga microgrid during wildfires and other emergencies
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Microgrid Knowledge Names Greater Good Award Winners at Microgrid 2023

May 17, 2023
The highest recognition went to the Adjuntas microgrid. “This is not simply a microgrid project; this is a new economic model and community building at its finest,” said Patrice...
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Microgrid Knowledge Announces Finalists for 2023 Greater Good Awards

April 18, 2023
Microgrid Knowledge has announced the names of the ten finalists for the Greater Good Awards. The winners will be announced at Microgrid 2023.
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How Cities in California Aare Developing Microgrids in Bulk to Drive Down Costs

April 5, 2023
East Bay Community Energy has figured out how to scale community microgrids, with 30 microgrids on the way and another 50 to 100 to follow.
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Rural Electric Cooperatives Worry about Resiliency. A Call for Microgrids?

March 17, 2023
Rural electric cooperatives experienced blackouts sparked by the December 2022 storms. Now they're seeking reliability.
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Oakmont Energy Resilience Committee members, Left to Right: Iris Harrel, Member; Ken Smith, Chair; David Dearden Vice-Chair. Credit Oakmont Energy Resilience Committee

After 900 Hours of Volunteer Work, Oakmont Seniors’ Community Microgrid Inches Forward

Feb. 20, 2023
Seniors at the Oakmont Village Association will soon test a hydrogen generator but still face challenges deploying a microgrid