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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...
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Who's Making the Grade (And Who's not)?: Think Microgrid's 2023 State Scorecard
Nov. 29, 2023
Across the nation, as studied by Think Microgrid’s policy team, only Connecticut, Colorado, Hawaii and Texas merited Bs in the State Scorecard. Most were handed Cs or Ds.
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DOE’s Jigar Shah: Microgrids Provide ‘Something for Everyone’
Nov. 17, 2023
The financial jury was out on microgrids until they began providing important benefits to residents, business and utilities, Shah pointed out.
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Putting Backbone into the Energy Journey: The Economics of Sustainability
Nov. 16, 2023
Some of the fruits of decarbonization are not as evident in the near term as they will be years down the road, Schneider Electric's Rohan Kelkar points out, but CFOs and sustainability...
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Accelerating the Adoption of Microgrids: Nov. 28 ET Webinar with Schneider Electric
Nov. 15, 2023
One reason for the interconnection delays and slow road from design to commissioning is the fact that the process is resource-intensive and often custom-engineered. Standardization...
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Friday Thoughts from the Editor's Porch: Speeding up Interconnection and Making Food Production Cleaner, Energy-Wise
Nov. 10, 2023
Hurry up and wait, as the saying goes, may or may not have originated in the military, but it’s appropo to everyday life. Meet that deadline to file your taxes and send what you...
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Editor's Take: Making the Grade and Committing to the Value of Microgrids
Nov. 3, 2023
The Think Microgrid report is not political, and the rankings of some states will surprise you. It’s the group’s goal to evenly evaluate where states are are. Meanwhile, the United...
Demand Response Aggregation Bans Partially Lifted in 2 States; 10 More to Go. Microgrids, DERs Benefit
Oct. 27, 2023
Relying on a public-private partnership, Missouri has partially lifted the state's ban preventing third-party aggregators from bidding demand response into wholesale markets. ...
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MGK Editor's Take: Offering the FYI on AI as it Arrives ASAP
Oct. 9, 2023
Artificial intelligence is essentially an infant in the world of industrial technologies compared to internal combustion, power plants and manufacturing innovation. Yet it grows...
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MGK Editor's Take 9/27: Energy Transition Matters Most for the Next Generation
Sept. 27, 2023
Perhaps the biggest thing to remember as we consider the “Many Paths to Net Zero” is that decarbonization is not simply a method to save Mother Earth, but also a way to leave ...
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ICT Visionary Q&A with Allen Griser, Chief Commercial Officer at Clearfield
ICT Visionary Q&A with Allen Griser, Chief Commercial Officer, Clearfield
Enchanted Rock: Working to Provide Resiliency and Beat the Price of Diesel
Dec. 4, 2020
At Microgrid 2020 Global, Microgrid Knowledge spoke with Allan Schurr, chief commercial officer at Enchanted Rock — which provides resiliency microgrids for commercial and industrial...
Five Keys to Effectively Managing the Power Grid with AI
May 5, 2021
Veritone presents five artificial intelligence-powered solutions that help those in the electric power industry enhance grid resilience, increase the rate of decarbonization, ...