Schools and Universities

Learn how microgrids are being deployed at schools and universities around the world in this collection of videos from Microgrid Knowledge.
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In this Disadvantaged Community, a Proposed Bidirectional School Bus, Microgrid and Resilience Center – and Many Challenges

April 15, 2024
Bidirectional school buses are new to schools. That’s creating many learning opportunities for the partners proposing the Wy’East Community Resilience Project, which aims to use...

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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Montezuma Rising: Solar Microgrid Coming to Rural Iowa Town

March 8, 2024
This new microgrid project will transform the electricity generation and distribution system in the town, ISU researchers and Montezuma Municipal Power & Light officials say. ...
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Ohio's Miami University Tapping Geothermal to Shift from Fossil Power

Feb. 13, 2024
The geothermal wells will help Miami University convert its heating and cooling from the fossil-powered steam systems into carbon neutral energy generated by the earth’s heated...
AI-Based Renewable Microgrid

When AI Predicts Grid Trouble, Microgrid Creates a Smart City at a Florida University

Oct. 9, 2023
At Florida International University (FIU), researchers are utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) as an important tool that creates new ways for microgrids to provides resilience...
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Canada’s Humber College Partners with Siemens on SMART Lab

April 5, 2023
The Sustainable Microgrid and Renewable Technology (SMART) lab will provide training as well as research and innovation opportunities around microgrids and sustainable technology...

Graduating Beyond the Basics: The Latest Microgrid Innovations for Campuses

July 28, 2022
Learn about the latest innovations in campus microgrids from the experts designing, installing and managing three impressive projects.
Greater Good Awards

Presentations by Microgrid Greater Good Award Winners

July 22, 2022
In this video, the winners of the 2022 Microgrid Knowledge Greater Good Awards present the details of each of their projects.
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Announcement of the Microgrid Greater Good Award Winners

July 7, 2022
Peter Lilienthal, global microgrid lead at UL Renewables, announces the winners of the 2022 Microgrid Greater Good Awards.