Solar Microgrids

This section includes white papers on Solar Microgrids

Sun-Charged Golf Carts, Electric Tractors Demonstrate Mobile Microgrids for Land Managers

Dec. 4, 2023
Beginning with the use of solar- and microgrid-powered golf carts and electric tractors, Warren Wilson College’s Center for Working Lands – with some funds from the band Pearl...

Types of Microgrids

Dec. 4, 2023
No two microgrids are the same. Check out two types of microgrids with these real-life case studies.
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Nigeria Commissions New Minigrid Control Center

Nov. 29, 2023
The state-of-the-art energy management system is located at the Nigerian Rural Electrification Agency headquarters in Abuja and is capable of hosting data generated by all the...
Paired Power
A Paired Power solar microgrid charging station. (Source: Paired Power)

Skipping the Hassle of Interconnection Delays with Solar Microgrids

Nov. 7, 2023
EV charging developers may wait years to connect their projects to the grid. They're beginning to choose solar microgrids instead, saving money, eliminating wait times and charging...
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Sunset on Lac-Mégantic. (Source: Nick Boulay /

Canadian Government, Hydro-Québec to Invest $3.7 million in Lac-Mégantic Microgrid Expansion

Oct. 30, 2023
The Lac-Mégantic microgrid was commissioned in 2021 in the wake of a train derailment that nearly destroyed the town. The new funds will be used to further the community’s energy...
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A new solar microgrid trailer was unveiled at RayDay, an annual sustainability event held near Atlanta, GA. Photo by

New Solar Microgrid Trailer Delivers Power and Inspiration to Atlanta Communities in Need

Oct. 25, 2023
The microgrid, which includes an inverter, solar panels and battery storage, will be used to provide emergency power in the aftermath of severe storms or other disasters.
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Husk Power Secures More Than $100M to Expand Minigrid Development

Oct. 24, 2023
The company will use the funds to build 1,400 new minigrids across Africa and Asia, connecting approximately 300,000 new customers to clean, reliable power.
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In South Africa, Yogurt Will Soon Be Made with Power from a Microgrid

Sept. 13, 2023
Danone’s new 5-MW microgrid will reduce emissions and provide resilience for its dairy manufacturing plant in Boksburg, South Africa.
Louisiana Green Corp.
Solar in New Orleans deployed under the 'Get Lit, Stay Lit' program.

Under ‘Get Lit, Stay Lit’ Program, New Orleans Microgrid Provides Resilience to Help Feed the Houseless

Sept. 11, 2023
A microgrid in New Orleans has been deployed to help a nonprofit agency feed the houseless during power outages. But another resilience project that aims to benefit seniors in...