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The Philadelphia Navy Yard Story: The Remarkable Emergence of an Unintentional Microgrid

Dec. 20, 2019
From rags to riches, the Philadelphia Navy Yard presents one of the more remarkable stories of the emergence of a microgrid.

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,...
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Here Comes the Rolls-Royce of Microgrids. Literally.

Oct. 2, 2018
Yet another global name is expanding its microgrid play — Rolls-Royce — with yesterday’s announcement that it has taken a stake in an energy storage and controls startup and will...
In this video from Microgrid 2017 in Boston, GE’s Jayant Kumar discusses the evolution of community microgrids and how they are “changing civilization.”

How Community Microgrids Have the Power to Change Civilization

Feb. 9, 2018
Jayant Kumar, global digital grids program director at GE Grid Solutions, discusses how microgrids can change civilization, and why every city planner should keep them top of ...

$1.5 Billion Microgrid Market Opportunity Emerges in Kenya

Sept. 4, 2017
A confluence of innovation, risk taking, and public and private effort has created a five-year, $1.5 billion microgrid market opportunity in Kenya, leading Germany’s TFE Consulting...
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Project Spotlight: The Philadelphia Navy Yard Microgrid

Aug. 16, 2017
Phase one of the ambitious Navy Yard microgrid is essentially complete and project partners are keen to move forward. Jayant Kumar, lead project contractor at GE Alstom, offered...
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Solar Microgrids for National Security: Study Finds 17 GW Could Fortify US Military Bases

May 9, 2017
Researchers at Michigan Technological University look at use of solar microgrids for national security. They find that the US has the technological capability to install the 17...
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Syracuse Microgrid Forecasts Positive Return Leveraging Waste-to-Energy

April 11, 2017
The Syracuse microgrid, one of 11 NY Prize Stage 2 winners, is forecasting a strong financial return using waste-to-energy generation that eases pressure on local landfills.
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Meet the Microgrid Project Winners Selected in Stage 2 of the NY Prize

March 24, 2017
Take a look inside the 11 microgrid project winners selected March 23 by the New York Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) in Stage 2 of the NY Prize.