Renewable Microgrids

This section includes white papers on Renewable Microgrids
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Ohio Data Center Microgrid Launched as Proof of Concept

Oct. 27, 2023
The 1-MW project will demonstrate how microgrids can help data center operators meet their ever-growing demand for power.

Types of Microgrids

Dec. 4, 2023
No two microgrids are the same. Check out two types of microgrids with these real-life case studies.
Eddie Dellamary
Residents of Hughes, Alaska next to solar installation (source: Eddie Dellamary)

Empowering Alaska Towns to Take Control of Their Energy and Lower Diesel Use in Microgrids

Aug. 18, 2023
In Alaska, many small towns are affected by climate change, and also contribute to it by using diesel generators. In two towns, controls and grid sensors are helping boost renewables...
Idaho National Laboratory
INL's net-zero microgrid program

Interest in Small Nuclear Reactors Is Increasing. What’s Their Role in Microgrids?

Aug. 14, 2023
Eighty carbon-free small nuclear reactors are being designed. Xendee, which models the reactors along with other energy resources, is seeing plenty of interest. But with disposal...

How to Overcome Hurdles to the Deployment of EV Infrastructure

Aug. 10, 2023
Three major takeaways from a survey on the EV charging infrastructure market
Alexis Zeigler
The house at Living Energy Farm

On a Virginia Farm and Abroad, DC Microgrids With a Twist

Aug. 9, 2023
Alexis Zeigler, co-creator of Living Energy Farm, wants to help Puerto Rico, Sub Saharan Africa and other countries with his unique off-grid DC microgrid system, which requires...
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Australia Microgrid Agl

AGL Energy developing Solar-Storage Microgrids for Australian Almond Farms

Aug. 3, 2023
Normally, the farms utilize diesel-powered generation for irrigation systems. Shifting the on-site power to solar and battery storage could reduce reliance on diesel by 85%, helping...
Schneider Electric
RivGen power system

Clean Marine Generators Wade into the Diesel-Powered Microgrid World

Aug. 3, 2023
Marine generators are now wading into the microgrid space, deployed to desalinate water and supply clean power to replace diesel.
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The Royal Mint in Llantrisant, Wales. (Source: The Royal Mint)

UK Mint Launches New Multiresource Microgrid Energy Center

July 21, 2023
The multitechnology microgrid includes solar, wind, combined heat and power, and dual chemistry battery storage.