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Next-Gen Nuclear: TerraPower Breaks Ground on 345-MW Natrium Reactor Project

June 12, 2024
Nuclear safety concerns persist, yet more and more environmentally minded tech giants such as Microsoft and Amazon Web Services are becoming nuclear-friendly as they fear a conventional...

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,...

Malaysian Semiconductor Maker Secures Critical Power with Rolls-Royce mtu Powerpacks On-Site

March 13, 2024
X-FAB Sarawak, the Malaysian division of worldwide foundry group X-FAB, will utilize the four mtu Kinetic Powerpacks at its site in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. The company manufactures...
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Microsoft Replaces Diesel Generators with Saft Batteries at Swedish Data Center

Oct. 4, 2023
The backup power generators protect data centers from losing electricity during grid outages. Saft, which is a subsidiary of TotalEnergies, installed four battery energy storage...
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New Bangkok Data Center May Tap LNG-fueled District Cooling for On-Site Energy

Aug. 13, 2023
Through its previous energy supply agreement with PTT Digital Solutions, a wing of Thailand’s state-owned oil and gas entity, STT GDC Thailand could utilize stored "cold energy...
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Piller Power executive: Reliability drives microgrid adoption in new sectors

July 12, 2022
In an interview with Elisa Wood during Microgrid 2022, Dean Richards, president and CEO of Piller Power Systems, explains why microgrids and the reliability they provide are becoming...
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Why do data center operators choose diesel backup over cleaner microgrids?

Feb. 4, 2022
Operators of data centers generally choose diesel backup systems over cleaner microgrids, sticking to the tried and true. Why?
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5 common questions about microgrids answered

Oct. 26, 2021
Today we’re taking a step back from our usual flow of industry news to offer a compendium of resources that answers five common questions about microgrids.
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Living Lab Demystifies the Challenges of Installing and Operating Microgrids

Oct. 25, 2021
Elisa Wood of Microgrid Knowledge interviews Paul Bennison of Siemens about how the company’s living lab in Princeton, NJ demystifies microgrids.