Solar Microgrids

This section includes white papers on Solar Microgrids
Indian Energy

Tribal Communities Want Energy Resilience with Microgrids: Is the U.S. Stepping Up?

May 13, 2024
A major goal for outage-prone tribal communities is becoming energy resilient through the deployment of microgrids and renewable energy. They’re also looking to take control of...

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,...

From EV Charging to Solar Thermal, Microgrids Seizing Moment

April 26, 2024
In this QuickChat video, Aron Bowman, president of ELM Microgrid and ELM Solar, discusses several of the most impactful growth areas he’s seeing in the microgrid market today....
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Philippine Government Awards Contract for the Development of 8 New Microgrids

April 18, 2024
A consortium of three companies will build the hybrid microgrids in three off-grid areas of the country.
SolMicroGrid

Eat More Chicken, Build More Microgrids

April 16, 2024
Chick-fil-A is piloting solar microgrids at two California locations to improve resilience and better serve the community during grid outages. A third location in the state will...
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Going Wild for Renewables: Cincinnati Zoo Breaks Ground on New Solar Plus Storage Microgrid

March 14, 2024
The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in Ohio has broken ground on a 2.8-MW solar plus storage microgrid. When combined with an existing 1.56-MW solar array, two-thirds of the...
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RePower Initiative Brings Microgrids to Off-Grid Communities in Africa

Feb. 29, 2024
The European Union funded program aims to bring renewable electricity to 20,000 off-grid customers in Madagascar, Niger, Senegal and Ghana by 2027.
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Nepal Seeks Consultants for Power System Expansion, Minigrid Development

Feb. 23, 2024
The Nepal Electricity Authority is looking for consultants to aid in the expansion of the country’s electric grid, including the development of hybrid minigrids to power remote...
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FEMA to Fund Net-Zero Energy Projects – Including Solar Microgrids – in Disaster Areas

Feb. 5, 2024
In the wake of a disaster, schools, hospitals, fire stations and other community infrastructure entities are now able to use FEMA grant money to rebuild using net-zero technologies...