PG&E Announces 6 New Remote Microgrids Coming in 2024

May 14, 2024
The utility is using remote microgrids to eliminate overhead distribution lines in high fire threat areas, reducing wildfire risks and improving reliability.

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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Tribal Communities Want Energy Resilience with Microgrids: Is the U.S. Stepping Up?

May 13, 2024
A major goal for outage-prone tribal communities is becoming energy resilient through the deployment of microgrids and renewable energy. They’re also looking to take control of...

Elevating Lives Through Electricity: The 2024 Microgrid Knowledge Greater Good Award Winners

April 24, 2024
Electricity is more than a science lesson or a tool of comfort; this flow of electrons serve as a hand up to a better world for many, putting into action a “greater good” that...
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Standing in the Fire Zone: PG&E's Briceburg Microgrid

Feb. 29, 2024
The impact of the Briceburg Fire led to collaboration between PG&E, BoxPower and with others such as New Sun Road culminated in the implementation of a remote grid system that...
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Alliant Energy Completes Battery Storage Microgrid in Small Wisconsin Village

Aug. 28, 2023
The Boaz microgrid, announced two years ago, can be islanded (disconnected from the main grid) and can provide adequate electrical power for up to eight hours in the event of ...
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Arafura Tapping APA to Develop Gas-Fired Cogeneration to Power Rare Earth Mining in Australia

Aug. 6, 2023
Arafura is contracting APA to begin early engineering, design and project development for the cogeneration plant to supply the Nolans Rare Earth Project. Arafura’s Nolans Project...
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Sunnova Partners with Seeding Mercy To Provide Minigrids in South Sudan

July 26, 2023
The solar minigrids will combat hunger and encourage sustainable farming practices.
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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...