News and feature articles on microgrids in Asia and Australia including RFP's, policies and players impacting the region.
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Husk Power Systems will begin electrifying 80 new communities in India with solar microgrids thanks to $6 million in debt financing from EDFI ElectriFI.

Solar microgrids to electrify 80 new communities in India

Sept. 19, 2022
Husk Power Systems will begin electrifying 80 new communities in India with solar microgrids thanks to $6 million in debt financing from EDFI ElectriFI.

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,...
Michal Bednarek/
PHOTOCREO Michal Bednarek/

Microgrid Knowledge announces finalists for 2022 Microgrid Greater Good Awards

April 20, 2022
Microgrid Knowledge has released the names of the eight finalists for this year’s Microgrid Greater Good Awards. Winners will be announced at Microgrid 2022.
By lzf/
By lzf/

Look Ma, no grid! Five life-changing microgrids with no tie to a central grid

April 18, 2022
The arrival of a remote microgrid can dramatically change a community, especially for those that previously had no electricity or depended on diesel fuel generators for it.
By Sean Pavone/
Microgrid 2022 will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. By Sean Pavone/

Want to speak at Microgrid 2022? Deadline is Feb. 1

Jan. 24, 2022
The deadline is just a few weeks away to apply to speak at Microgrid 2022: Microgrids as Climate Heroes, the largest global gathering of the microgrid community, to be held this...
By iQoncept/

Japanese energy tech conglomerate acquires PXiSE

Dec. 2, 2021
Japanese tech conglomerate Yokogawa Electric has acquired PXiSE Energy Solutions, a key player in the microgrid sphere, based in San Diego, California.
Barriers to community microgrids include limited availability of capital, regulatory uncertainty, microgrids being treated as a public utility and related state regulations, and uncertain utility support. (Photo: By foxbat/

Japanese Island Ditches Diesel for Microgrid Renewables

Nov. 19, 2021
Plans are under development for a new microgrid that will combine renewable power generation and storage batteries to supply tiny Okinoerabu Island in the southern part of Japan...
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Energy Access Fund to Boost Development of Off-Grid Microgrids and Minigrids

Sept. 16, 2021
A new energy access fund has been launched in a bid to promote and support the development of microgrids and other measures across sub-Saharan Africa and Asia Pacific.
The Compere Family who run the IDADEE orphanage in Haiti Credit: JustEnergy

SimpliPhi Initiative Supports Clean Energy Projects in Haiti, Myanmar

June 15, 2021
An orphanage in Haiti and a Covid response center in Myanmar will receive energy storage systems through IDEA, a SimpliPhi Power donation program that aims to provide clean energy...