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The District of Columbia wants to designate certain microgrids as electric utilities

July 11, 2022
Energy regulators for the District of Columbia (DC) have taken the unusual step of proposing rules that would require that certain microgrids operate as regulated electric utilities...

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,...

Why Jigar Shah is Now Putting Money Behind Fuel Cells & Other Clean Resources

Jan. 4, 2019
Jigar Shah is best known as the founder of SunEdison, a company that helped propel solar on its meteoric growth path with “no money-down” solar financing. His next step in the...

FuelCell Energy Acquires 14.9 MW Fuel Cell Park from Dominion Energy for $36.6M

Nov. 7, 2018
FuelCell Energy this week entered into an agreement to acquire Dominion Energy’s 14.9 MW fuel cell park in Bridgeport, Connecticut for $36.6 million.
Groundbreaking for fuel cell project at the submarine base in Groton, Conn. Photo provided by CMEEC

Microgrid Project at Submarine Base Receives $5M Connecticut Grant

Sept. 10, 2018
Connecticut has released $5 million to establish a microgrid project at the U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton.
Groundbreaking for fuel cell project at the submarine base in Groton, Conn. Photo provided by CMEEC

Construction Begins on 7.4-MW Fuel Cell Park at Naval Submarine Base New London

Aug. 10, 2018
Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative, the US Navy and FuelCell Energy are setting the keystone of a microgrid that will enhance energy services at Naval Submarine...

Connecticut’s UI Completes Woodbridge Microgrid

May 9, 2018
United Illuminating completes a microgrid in Woodbridge, Ct., that will work to power police, fire and shelter services during storms, blackouts and other emergencies.

Eight Projects Proposed in Round 4 of the Connecticut Microgrid Grant Program

Jan. 11, 2018
Eight applicants are seeking funds in Round 4 of Connecticut’s pioneering microgrid grant program. The innovative projects range from a dairy farm that will convert cow manure...
Frank Wolak, Vice President Sales – Americas at FuelCell Energy

Microgrid Development: Considering Power Generation Resources

Nov. 20, 2017
Success in microgrid development often lies in the selection of the right primary power resources. Frank Wolak, vice president at FuelCell Energy, describes what to consider in...