Remote Microgrids

Videos on remote and island microgrid solutions
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Nominations Open for the Microgrid Knowledge Greater Good Awards

Dec. 1, 2023
The awards recognize operational projects which serve a clear societal need and improve the human condition. Applications should demonstrate how these goals are being achieved...

ICT Visionary Q&A with Allen Griser, Chief Commercial Officer at Clearfield

Dec. 1, 2023
ICT Visionary Q&A with Allen Griser, Chief Commercial Officer, Clearfield
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Nigeria Commissions New Minigrid Control Center

Nov. 29, 2023
The state-of-the-art energy management system is located at the Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency headquarters in Abuja and is capable of hosting data generated by all the...
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Mauritania Minigrid Project Gets $15.8 Million Investment

Nov. 21, 2023
The African Development Bank grant funds will be used to build seven minigrids and bolster economic development in rural parts of the country.
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PG&E Commissions 100% Renewable Remote Microgrid in Sonoma County

Nov. 7, 2023
Located at Pepperwood Preserve, a living laboratory that conducts climate monitoring and hosts wildfire resilience demonstration projects, this is the utility’s 5th standalone...
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Husk Power Secures More Than $100M to Expand Minigrid Development

Oct. 24, 2023
The company will use the funds to build 1,400 new minigrids across Africa and Asia, connecting approximately 300,000 new customers to clean, reliable power.
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Nearly 75% of Nigeria's rural population lacks access to grid power. (Source: Kelsey M Weber /

New Agreement Promises to Accelerate Rural Minigrid Development in Nigeria

Oct. 20, 2023
One of the least electrified countries in the world, Nigeria has over 100 minigrids in operation, but there’s still a long way to go.
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Minigrid and Large-Scale Green Hydrogen Power Plant to Increase Electricity Access in Nigeria

Oct. 18, 2023
Two new renewable electricity projects promise reliable power to bring clean energy to underserved communities in Nigeria.
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Idaho National Lab

DOE Seeking Microgrids, other Carbon-free Energy Projects for former Idaho Reactor Test Site

Oct. 17, 2023
DOE is holding an information day on the Cleanup to Clean Energy projects Oct. 25 and is opening it to leaders from net-zero microgrid, nuclear energy, wind, solar and geothermal...