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News articles and insights on Pacific Gas and Electric related to microgrids, distributed energy and power shut offs
Bidirectional Charging Gains Ground with Toyota Project and Federal, California Bills
Nov. 27, 2023
“I've been working in clean DER my entire 30-plus years career; vehicle-to-grid integration is an order of magnitude bigger and more important than any other DER resource,” said...
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.
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PG&E Testing Bidirectional Charging to Power Mobile Microgrids
Sept. 28, 2023
California’s largest utility believes bidirectional electric vehicles and chargers will play a key role in California’s energy transition, reducing emissions and bolstering electric...
PG&E Opts for “Radical Collaboration” with Operators of Microgrids and DERs with DERMS
July 31, 2023
No longer is PG&E holding its cards close to its chest, said Schneider Electric's Don Wingate. With a DERMs system, PG&E has opted for transparency and collaboration with community...
Microgrids created electric sanctuaries amidst the devastation of Hurricane Ian
Oct. 7, 2022
Look at all of the microgrids that kept the power flowing, often to vital services, while Hurricane Ian pummeled the electric grid.
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.
PG&E and New Sun Road to reduce wildfire risk with remote grids
Aug. 22, 2022
In California now almost every season seems like wildfire season. New Sun Road and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) have announced a partnership that they believe will help to mitigate...
California wastewater and waste management agencies plan microgrid, issue RFQ/RFP
July 4, 2022
Monterey One Water, a wastewater facility in Monterey, California, plans to develop a microgrid that will be shared with a co-located waste management plant, and it has issued...
California microgrid developers gain important interconnection certainty: ‘a big step’
July 1, 2022
Interconnecting to the grid often means delay and expense for DER and microgrid developers. Here’s how a new California Public Utilities Commission resolution will make it easier...
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