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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...

ICT Visionary Q&A with Allen Griser, Chief Commercial Officer at Clearfield

Dec. 1, 2023
ICT Visionary Q&A with Allen Griser, Chief Commercial Officer, Clearfield
Image of another data center in Thailand, credit STT GDC.

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...

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...
Corridor of a working data center. Source: Gorodenkoff/

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.
View of solar installation at Siemens US technology headquarters in Princeton, NJ. Photo courtesy of Siemens

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.
Georgia Tech street view, courtesy PowerSecure

Asking All the Questions You Can Ask about a Microgrid via Georgia Tech Project

Aug. 2, 2021
A partnership between the Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia Power, a Southern Company utility, aims to study “all the questions you can ask about a microgrid” through...

Understanding Microgrid Project and Operational Requirements

July 19, 2021
Microgrid Knowledge and Siemens explain Step 1 in their definitive guide to helping microgrid developers avoid the pain points that can wreck the financial and operational assumptions...