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Vehicle-to-Grid Programs Give Rise to Mobile Microgrids
Sept. 24, 2021
As vehicle-to-grid programs take hold, electric vehicles are being transformed into mobile microgrids that support the grid when it’s under stress.
The Microgrid Perspective
Designing Microgrids: Evaluating Parameters for Reliable, Cost-Effective and Optimized Power Solutions
Dec. 7, 2023
Shawn Dalke electrical engineer at Mesa Solutions discusses load profiles and power sources for microgrids.
Energy Industry Players Moving out of their Swim Lanes
Dec. 18, 2020
Markets aren’t providing enough compensation for distributed energy resources (DER) which is blocking its expansion on the grid, Deloitte found. The value streams are insufficient...
New York Regulators Approve Demand Response Change to Spur Storage
Sept. 22, 2020
New York utilities will issue dynamic load management solicitations for resources that can begin operating in May, following a demand response ruling by state regulators that ...
New York Revises Demand Response in Light of Coronavirus Pandemic
June 1, 2020
In a big win for the demand response industry and its customers, New York regulators issued an emergency order calling on the state’s utilities to revise their summer demand response...
What are non-wires alternatives?
June 21, 2019
Non-wires alternatives are increasingly used by utilities to avoid or delay construction of more costly ‘wires and poles’ infrastructure. But what exactly are they? Read on as...
Who Pays on a Decentralized Grid? New York Tackles the Equity Problem with New Rates
May 28, 2019
New York regulators recently changed utility standby and buyback rates to tackle the vexing problem of ratepayer equity in an age of distributed energy.
When the Reason for Microgrids Comes in a Flash
Feb. 13, 2019
When it comes to electrical grids, even the best of them fail, sometimes leaving prisons, airports and other important facilities in the dark, as we’ve seen too much recently....
Orange & Rockland Issues RFP for 17-MW Microgrid as a Non-wires Alternative in New York
Jan. 7, 2019
New York utility Orange & Rockland has issued an RFP seeking a microgrid of up to 17 MW to serve as a non-wires alternative to a substation upgrade in Orange County.
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