Remote Microgrids

Videos on remote and island microgrid solutions
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Remote Microgrids in Australia Testing Long-Duration Energy Storage Systems

March 29, 2024
The project aims to prove the technical viability of zinc bromine and sodium sulfur batteries in remote microgrids and is driven by a need to find new sources of medium- and long...

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,...
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DOE Funds Long-Duration Energy Storage Microgrid for California Tribe

March 18, 2024
The U.S. Department of Energy's Loan Programs Office has made a conditional commitment to provide a $72.8 million partial loan guarantee for the development of a solar plus long...
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Washington State Awards $8.1 Million in Grants for Microgrids and Other Renewable Energy Projects

March 6, 2024
Fourteen grants for microgrids, battery storage systems and more were awarded by the Washington State Department of Commerce through its Clean Energy Fund.
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U.S. Department of Energy Funds Clean Energy Microgrids in Rural and Remote Communities

Feb. 29, 2024
More than $366 million will be spent on 17 projects in 20 states and 30 Tribal communities.
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RePower Initiative Brings Microgrids to Off-Grid Communities in Africa

Feb. 29, 2024
The European Union funded program aims to bring renewable electricity to 20,000 off-grid customers in Madagascar, Niger, Senegal and Ghana by 2027.
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Nepal Seeks Consultants for Power System Expansion, Minigrid Development

Feb. 23, 2024
The Nepal Electricity Authority is looking for consultants to aid in the expansion of the country’s electric grid, including the development of hybrid minigrids to power remote...

With Bushfires, Floods and Unreliable Electricity, Australia Could Benefit from Microgrids, But Challenges Stand in the Way

Feb. 19, 2024
For remote and rural communities in Australia, extreme weather has sparked a need for resilience. A study of 25 microgrid projects reveals the challenges to microgrid deployment...

SDG&E Unveils Four New Microgrids to Support Mission Critical Sites

Feb. 14, 2024
All four San Diego Gas & Electric microgrids can operate independently and in tandem with the regional grid. The battery storage installations are connected across four substations...