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Information on Companies and Organizations Involved in Microgrids

Enchanted Rock Delivers 148 MW of Gas-fired Power for California Water Districts

June 21, 2024
The generators are positioned front of the meter and hosted by the Modesto Irrigation District, the city of Lodi and the Turlock Irrigation District. Texas-based Enchanted Rock...
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Commercial EV Charging Report: Microgrids Provide Clear Path to Fleet Electrification

June 17, 2024
The consensus is clear: Some 75% of survey respondents say that electric grid limitations are a significant roadblock to the rollout of EV charging infrastructure.
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Montgomery County Breaks Ground on 7-MW Solar-Storage-H2 Bus Depot Microgrid

June 14, 2024
Rockville’s Bone EMTOC microgrid will be somewhat similar to what AlphaStruxure achieved at Brookville, although the earlier project does not have a hydrogen (H2) or electrolyzer...
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Leveraging BESS to Drive Microgrid Flexibility

June 13, 2024
Jana Gerber, North American microgrid president for Schneider Electric, highlighted the benefits of battery energy storage for on-site power during her booth chat with Nikki Chandler...
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Illuminating the Way Forward for On-Site Power: Exploration of a Microgrid Testing Center

June 11, 2024
Microgrids are playing a more critical role in providing energy resiliency for end-use customers in the industrial, data, commercial and military sectors. They are complex, multifaceted...

ICT Visionary Q&A With Kevin Morgan, Chief Marketing Officer, Clearfield

June 1, 2024
1. Topic: FWA & FTTP ISE: Share your perspective about the interplay between these two technologies in BSPs efforts to deliver gigabit speeds to their hard-to-reach customers...
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Properly Planning for the Multiple Impacts of Microgrids: Jon Erickson of POWER Engineers MGK 2024

May 28, 2024
Microgrids offer increased reliability, resiliency, and energy efficiency, but if the systems aren’t properly planned and installed, they will fail to perform as intended, and...
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After Some Jitters, ComEd Serves More Than 1,000 Customers with Bronzeville Microgrid Islanded from Grid

May 24, 2024
The much-watched Bronzeville Community Microgrid was formally deployed May 24, the result of a collaborative effort that aims to demonstrate the benefits of an urban community...
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Deepening the Understanding of What Microgrids Can Offer: PowerSecure's Todd Jackson at MGK 2024

May 21, 2024
Using microgrids as an alternative means to ensure operational uptime is a significant selling point, as PowerSecure’s Todd Jackson pointed out at Microgrid Knowledge Conference...
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Brain Trust: Microgrid Industry Thinking Through AI Data Center Demand Crisis

May 17, 2024
An irresistible force unanticipated until recently is coming right at an object considered immovable only a few years ago. Microgrids provide a key and timely solution.

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Making Sure Fiber Customer Turn-ups are Done Right the First Time

Fiber is being installed at a pace the industry has never seen before, with more deployments, more customer connections, and fewer people to do the skilled work. This FAQ takes...
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Resiliency Now: Concord Engineering CEO Mike Fischette Highlights Decentralized Power at MGK 2024

May 17, 2024
Understanding microgrids and their benefits is only part of the equation, Fischette pointed out. Organizations must also develop critical skillsets to ensure that microgrids are...
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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.
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Microgrid Sector Firms Working Together on 150-MWh Battery Storage Project in NYC

May 9, 2024
Eaton is working with fellow microgrid and on-site power developer Endurant Energy to deploy 10 battery storage projects that are planned to help strengthen grid reliability in...
Schneider Electric

Think Microgrids Are Too Complicated? Schneider Takes on the Problem with a New Battery as its Latest Step

April 26, 2024
Schneider Electric previewed a new battery energy storage system (BESS) at the Microgrid Knowledge conference that aims to make microgrids easier for those who lack utility-level...
Ameresco

Construction Begins on 13.4-MW Biogas Cogeneration Plant Near Sacramento

April 11, 2024
The biogas cogeneration plant, which is being built by Ameresco, will produce renewable electricity and reduce emissions for the Sacramento Area Sewer District.

Three Pillars Supporting the Microgrid Expansion: Q&A with PowerSecure President Jim Smith

April 9, 2024
Each day brings greater dependency on electric supply, underscoring the economic value of microgrid capacity to the grid as an affordable solution. Key drivers, Smith pointed ...