Residential Microgrids

This section includes white papers on Residential Microgrids
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Block Energy, Utility PNM Collaborating on Residential Microgrid in New Mexico

Feb. 26, 2024
PNM will own and operate the microgrid, including the solar panels, battery storage and control system in a long-term plan. Customers connected to the grid and microgrid will ...

Propane Is a Sustainable Choice for Growing Microgrid Need

July 2, 2024
Construction professionals rely on propane’s lower emissions and enhanced resiliency
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Creating a Solar, EV and Microgrid-Based Distributed Energy System from the ‘Blank Slate’ Created by the Maui Wildfire

Jan. 15, 2024
The devastating Maui fires left a “blank slate” for building back a clean and resilient distributed energy system. A former Hawaii PUC Commissioner and a bidirectional EV charging...
Maryland Energy Administration

‘Blown Away’ by Appetite for Microgrids, Maryland Resilience Program Boosts Funding to $6 Million for FY 2024

Dec. 8, 2023
From a neighborhood resiliency hub to a university and a housing initiative, people in Maryland are turning to microgrids to address the vulnerability of the energy system and...
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Pepco, Block Energy Breaking Ground on Residential Microgrids for Affordable Housing in Maryland

Oct. 11, 2023
Pepco will utilize the BlockEnergy residential battery storage system combined with rooftop solar at six family homesites. They are working in tandem with non-profit developer...
Mc Kinleyville Community Services District Ca

Community Microgrids: Navigating Roadblocks to Implementation

Aug. 25, 2023
Paul Makris, senior vice president at Ameresco discusses community microgrids and navigating the roadblocks to implementation.
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SoCalGas Powers up the First Residential Renewable Hydrogen Microgrid

Feb. 3, 2023
After generating their first kilogram of renewable hydrogen last fall, the [H2] Innovation Experience is now up and running.

Enabling a Clean Energy Future for Canada’s Remote Communities

Oct. 6, 2016
Reliable, cost-effective and efficient clean energy supply for Canada’s remote communities is a challenge gaining increased attention from global, federal and provincial leaders...