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Now available! View Microgrid 2022 on demand
Aug. 8, 2022
If you couldn’t attend Microgrid 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this past June, good news. We captured every session on video and it’s now available for you to view on demand...
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.
SEL executive discusses California microgrid reliability
Oct. 27, 2021
What make microgrids reliable and how can we prevent them from suffering the same fate as the bulk electric system? Check out this Microgrid California interview with Scott Manson...
Autoconfiguration of Microgrid Controls
May 27, 2020
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory and U.S. Army Research Laboratories have developed a new interoperable communications standard for controlling...
Microgrids: Achieving Reliable Power for Our Most Critical Facilities
Dec. 16, 2019
As recent events have shown, power outages don’t discriminate, which puts hospitals and their patients at grave risk. Schneider Electric’s Andy Haun explores how healthcare microgrids...
Adapting Protection to Island Mode Operation of Microgrids
Oct. 2, 2017
The challenges of protection coordination for island mode operation of microgrids vary per the grid topology and the generation sources such as photovoltaics, reciprocating diesel...
Post Irma: Will the Southeast become the New Northeast for Microgrids?
Sept. 15, 2017
Microgrids are on the rise in the U.S., but not quickly enough for the millions in the Southeast who lost power this week – and continue to have none days later — following Hurricane...
Analysis: Will the Perry Study Actually Help Microgrids and Energy Storage?
Aug. 25, 2017
Microgrids and energy storage improve electric reliability. So it was perplexing to see how little ink they got in a major study on grid reliability issued this week by the U....
Driving Complexity out of Microgrid Design
July 10, 2017
SEL’s Scott Manson says there’s a cry for simplicity in microgrid design. “We need microgrid power systems that don’t take a team of Ph.D.s to assemble.”
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