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Lone Star Resiliency: Texas Voters Approve $10B Energy Fund for Microgrids, Gas-fired Backup Power

Nov. 10, 2023
Passage of Proposition 7 is mainly positive for the natural gas industry in Texas. Nonetheless, the $1.8 billion allocated for microgrids—including solar, battery storage and ...
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Utility Interest in Microgrids is Up. What’s Driving the Trend?

Sept. 18, 2023
Utilities are recognizing the financial, safety, renewables integration and reliability benefits of microgrids. This is especially true as the number of storms and hurricanes ...
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Texas-sized Challenge: ERCOT Grid Warning Highlights Need for Lone Star Microgrids

Sept. 7, 2023
Earlier this year, the Texas Legislature approved $1.8 billion toward further microgrid deployment. State Bill 2627 supplies grants for microgrids at about $500 per KW of capacity...
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Puget Sound Energy and the clean energy transition in Washington State

Jan. 8, 2023
Puget Sound Energy is coordinating value-added services for customers across a broad suite of opportunities.

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The Case for Microgrids at Water and Wastewater Facilities

Nov. 14, 2022
Water and wastewater utilities around the world account for almost 2% of greenhouse gas emissions — similar to the impact of the global shipping industry. That figure is set to...
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A New Grid Architecture for Optimizing Resiliency

May 31, 2022
Microgrids are the key to achieving resiliency while optimizing for customer needs, economic value, and expeditious project development. A holistic regulatory approach to grid...

The State of the Grid: Improving Energy Solutions for Evolving Digital Infrastructure Power Needs

May 27, 2022
Ensuring the electric grid provides reliable, efficient, and sustainable electricity continues to be a challenge across the entire grid ecosystem. A new special report from Enchanted...

Assessing Alternatives to Diesel Backup Power

June 2, 2020
Download this report is to compare the feasibility, economics, and GHG emissions of several alternative microgrid systems commonly considered for resilience purposes.
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How Microgrids are Changing the Paradigm on Data Center Power Delivery, Uptime, and Efficiency

May 29, 2020
This special report explores why microgrid use is on the rise at data centers, including how microgrids improve resiliency, uptime, and a data center’s environmental profile.

Resiliency Microgrids — Enabling Cost-Effective Solutions to Both Mitigate Outages from Wildfire and Extreme Weather Risks

April 22, 2020
Modular, low cost microgrids can provide long-duration resiliency services to host customer sites while helping integrate variable renewable energy supplies at the grid operations...
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Microgrids for Retail Report: How Retailers Can Increase Electric Reliability

Aug. 30, 2019
A special report from Microgrid Knowledge explores how microgrids and distributed energy resources can increase efficiency, resiliency and reliability at a variety of different...
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The Affordable Microgrid: Securing Electric Reliability through Outsourcing

April 24, 2018
In this Microgrid Knowledge Special Report, courtesy of Enchanted Rock, you'll learn more about the affordable microgrid and how outsourcing is making microgrids more accessible...

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How JEA defines beneficial electrification in Jacksonville, Florida

Dec. 19, 2022
A new special report from Microgrid Knowledge and Enchanted Rock reveals how JEA designs innovative electrification programs that create shared benefits for the company, customers...
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SMUD, Rocky Mountain Power: How to create shared value from DERs

Dec. 12, 2022
A new special report from Microgrid Knowledge and Enchanted Rock describes how SMUD and Rocky Mountain Power are creating shared value from DERs in the West.
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How Dominion Energy is preparing for more electric vehicles in Virginia

Dec. 5, 2022
A new special report describes innovations in utility value-added services, including how Dominion Energy is preparing for an influx of EVs in Virginia.
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Utility execs have microgrids in mind for future value-added services

Nov. 29, 2022
A new survey from Microgrid Knowledge and Enchanted Rock offers insight into how utility executives view microgrids
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How RNG and big energy consumers are changing the microgrid proposition

Nov. 14, 2022
In a far-ranging interview, Enchanted Rock Founder and CEO Thomas McAndrew explains why the industry no longer needs to push microgrids so much. The market is pulling.
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How microgrids performed during the summer heatwave

Sept. 19, 2022
From Texas to California to Oregon multi-tasking microgrids bolstered the grid and kept air conditioners running during this summer’s brutal heatwave.
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What does your utility think of microgrids?

Aug. 31, 2022
Businesses, communities and institutions often wonder how their electric utility will respond if they decide to put in a microgrid. The answer is an aggravating, “It depends.”...
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As worries mount over Texas grid, major beverage distributor commissions Enchanted Rock microgrid

July 15, 2022
With the Texas grid continuing to make a poor showing, it’s little surprise that a major US food and beverage distributor says it will microgrid its Dallas facility.
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Enchanted Rock’s reciprocating engine secures CARB DG certification

June 29, 2022
Texas-based microgrid developer Enchanted Rock gas says its reciprocating engine has become the first such engine to meet the strict emissions standards under the California Air...