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Yokota Air Base Celebrates the Completion of its New Microgrid

Nov. 1, 2023
The 10.72-MW combined heat and power microgrid will power the entire base during an outage. It joins a growing list of microgrid installations on U.S. military bases.
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Schneider Electric Helps the Military Build Resilient and Sustainable Facilities through Microgrids

Oct. 13, 2023
Curt “Kibbles” Ebitz, strategic account executive at Schneider Electric discusses how Schneider Electric helps the military build resilient and sustainable facilities to help ...
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Schneider Electric Says Standardized Microgrids Can Solve Interconnection Delays

Oct. 13, 2023
In this Quick Chat video, Schneider Electric’s Bala Vinayagam explains why microgrids, particularly standardized microgrids, will transform the grid of the future.
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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...

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QuickChat: Unlocking Microgrid Potential: The Power of Standardization

Oct. 5, 2023
Join Rod Walton and Bala Vinayagam, SVP Microgrid Line of Business at Schneider Electric, as they explore the importance of a standardized microgrid solution and the role microgrids...
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Microgrids maximize value from solar power – on and off the grid

May 31, 2022
Learn how solar-only facilities can be empowered by microgrid solutions that enable cost savings, business continuity, and resilience.

The Hows and Whys of a Smart Microgrid Feasibility Study

May 31, 2022
This new report from Schneider Electric and Guidehouse Insights identifies the first steps in a customer's microgrid journey.
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Solving your energy problems has never been easier for agriculture and food processors

March 17, 2022
In this white paper, you'll earn what microgrids are, how they work, how they’re funded and how they can benefit food processors and the wider agriculture industry.

How New Microgrid Designs Help Hospitals Increase Resilience, Cut Costs, and Improve Sustainability

April 23, 2020
Microgrid technology is increasingly being used to further enhance uptime, while reducing energy spend and minimizing a hospital’s carbon footprint. This report explores how administrat...

Advanced Microgrid Serves as a Learning Lab

April 2, 2020
Dedicated to environmental ethics, the Fox Cities Environmental Learning Center at Bubolz Nature Preserve advanced its mission significantly in 2018 when it became home to one...

The Financial Decision-Makers Guide to Energy-as-a-Service Microgrids

Jan. 10, 2020
A new energy-as-a-service (EaaS) model has emerged that simplifies microgrid development and ownership for organizations. EaaS relieves the microgrid host from operational and...

The Financial Decision-Makers Guide to Energy-as-a-Service Microgrids

Jan. 3, 2019
Energy-as-a-service (EaaS) relieves the microgrid host from operational and financial risk—but guarantees them the benefits. A new special report from Microgrid Knowledge and ...
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From Planes to Preserves: Oh the Places Microgrids Will Go!

June 20, 2018
At Microgrid 2018, experts from Schneider Electric, Faith Technologies and Humboldt State University discussed microgrid possibilities. Microgrids are popping up in a variety ...

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Schneider Electric, Siemens and GE Vernova Named Leading Microgrid Integrators

June 28, 2023
Guidehouse Insights recognized the companies in its recent Leaderboard report.
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Time For an Energy Checkup: Why Microgrids Are a Healthy Option for Health Care Facilities

May 12, 2023
Health care facilities and hospitals are increasingly adopting distributed energy resources (DERs) like microgrids to ensure reliability through increased resilience and even ...
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Microgrids for Consumer Packaged Goods

May 3, 2023
Now available on demand, a new webinar from Microgrid Knowledge and IndustryWeek outlines how microgrids can help consumer packaged goods companies address power, budget and sustainabil...
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Microgrid Standardization Will Accelerate Much Needed Adoption

Feb. 24, 2023
Demand for microgrids is growing in large part because they offer resilience for today’s energy needs. Microgrids are just one example of distributed energy resources. They generate...
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Schneider Explores New Resource for Microgrids — River Currents

Jan. 9, 2023
A selling point for microgrids is that they can use just about any form of generation, making them able to reap the benefits of local resources.Mostly, however, they use solar...
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Footprint Project's Will Heegaard Named Microgrid Knowledge Person of the Year 2022

Dec. 28, 2022
Microgrid Knowledge chose Will Heegaard of Footprint Project as Microgrid Person of the Year 2022 for his work integrating clean energy microgrids into disaster relief.
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Top 10 Microgrid White Papers of 2022 – Designing and Financing Microgrids

Dec. 21, 2022
Microgrid Knowledge’s top 10 microgrid white papers of 2022 came from energy leaders such as Rolls-Royce, Xendee, Cummins, Eaton, Mesa Solutions, Schneider Electric, PXiSE, Ameresco...
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Resource page: Inflation Reduction Act and microgrids

Oct. 26, 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act is expected to reduce the cost of microgrids and drive industry growth. Track news on the IRA and its impact here.
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What the Inflation Reducation Act means for microgrids

Oct. 7, 2022
Jana Gerber of Schneider Electric explores how the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) will benefit the microgrid industry.