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Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians Celebrate Construction Start on Solar & Storage Microgrid

April 12, 2024
A northern California tribe whose people have lived in the region for countless generations celebrated groundbreaking this week on a $32 million solar and storage microgrid to...

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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USDA Awards $190K in On-Site Solar Projects to Two Florida Businesses

April 2, 2024
Blue Grotto LLC of Levy County, Fla., and Adaptive Enterprises Corp. in Fort Walton Beach are installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems at their sites.
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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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U.S. Solar Soars to All-Time High 32.4 GW Added in 2023: SEIA, WoodMac

March 7, 2024
New solar made up 53% of all electric generating capacity added to the grid last year, including utility-scale, community, residential rooftop and microgrid projects. It's the...
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Florida's Pensacola Beach Gets First Solar-Powered Hotel

Feb. 15, 2024
The grid-tied solar array has 330 rooftop panels and is expected to save the hotel nearly $48,000 in annual energy costs and reduce its emissions by nearly half.
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On-site Heat, Solar to Power Veolia Hazardous Waste Treatment Plant in Arkansas

Feb. 1, 2024
The power for the Veolia incineration facility will be generated by capturing waste heat recovered from a boiler and steam turbine, according to the companies. In addition, 5 ...
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Meta's Arizona Data Center to Offtake Renewables Generated from Nearby Solar-Battery Project

Dec. 12, 2023
The social media giant's Mesa Data Center will receive most of the power from the Eleven Mile Solar Center under construction in nearly Pinal County.
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New Microgrid-friendly Innovations named in TIME Magazine's Best 200 Inventions of 2023

Oct. 26, 2023
These include Dyaqua Invisible Solar Rooftile, Niron Magnetics Clean Earth Magnet, Brenmiller Energy bGen, Moxion Power MP-75, Antora Thermal Battery, Sesame Solar Mobile Nanogrids...