Military Microgrids

This section includes white papers on Microgrids used for military purposes
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Defense Department Office Elevates Microgrid Developer Enchanted Rock's Gen-sets as "Awardable" for Digital & AI Marketplace

July 1, 2024
Military microgrids are a growing sub-sector in project development. In the past year, the U.S. Army, New York Air National Guard, Air Force, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and ...

Propane Is a Sustainable Choice for Growing Microgrid Need

July 2, 2024
Construction professionals rely on propane’s lower emissions and enhanced resiliency

Microgrid Successfully Demonstrated for Canadian Armed Forces Camps

June 26, 2024
The microgrid project was part of Canada’s Defense Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program’s Pop Up City contest, in which innovators were asked to develop more efficient, green...

NREL Study Finds 5G Could Support Microgrids

June 6, 2024
“Millions of energy devices will become interconnected, and our research is showing the path to distributed, resilient, secure and energy-efficient operations building on the ...
U.S. Army photo by Scott Darling, Fort Cavazos Public Affairs)

U.S. Army Improves Resilience at Fort Cavazos with New Microgrid

March 14, 2024
U.S. Army Garrison-Fort Cavazos, formerly known as Fort Hood, will use the microgrid to power critical services and infrastructure during outages and to reduce energy costs during...
David Vergun, U.S. Department of Defense

U.S. Defense Officials Discuss Resilience, Microgrids at the Google Defense Forum

Feb. 1, 2024
Two senior defense officials highlight how microgrids improve resiliency at military installations while also providing benefits to the surrounding community.
Photo Credit: Jose Rodriguez, U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence

U.S. Army Testing Microgrid System to Power Field Hospitals

Jan. 25, 2024
The AMMPS is a 120-kW microgrid system that includes two connected 60-kW generators. Rather than idling when not in use, the microgrid’s generators can be shut down if power demand...

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Test Long-Duration Energy Storage Microgrid

Jan. 18, 2024
Containerized iron flow battery technology has been integrated with a microgrid to demonstrate the critical role energy storage plays in energy security at remote military installations...
Screenshot credit Fox News Channel

Fox News Focuses on Microgrids Around the World

Jan. 4, 2024
Publications as diverse as the New York Times, Forbes, Los Angeles Times, National Public Radio and TIME magazine have reported and published stories about new projects and developments...