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DOE Releases $13.85 Million to Advance Solar and Battery Installations in Puerto Rico

Nov. 30, 2023
The funds, which come from the 2023 Puerto Rico Energy Resilience Fund, will facilitate the deployment of residential solar and battery systems for vulnerable households.


Designing Microgrids: Evaluating Parameters for Reliable, Cost-Effective and Optimized Power Solutions

Dec. 7, 2023
Shawn Dalke electrical engineer at Mesa Solutions discusses load profiles and power sources for microgrids. / EchoFree

Together Louisiana Solar Microgrid Project Launched with DOE Visit

Nov. 20, 2023
Together Louisiana is building dozens of so-called community lighthouses across the state that will act as resilience hubs during extended power outages.
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PG&E Commissions 100% Renewable Remote Microgrid in Sonoma County

Nov. 7, 2023
Located at Pepperwood Preserve, a living laboratory that conducts climate monitoring and hosts wildfire resilience demonstration projects, this is the utility’s 5th standalone...
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CEI Africa Awards $3.1 Million Grant to DRC Green Minigrid Developer

Oct. 13, 2023
The funds will be used to create what could be the largest solar minigrid in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Private O&G Firm to Install Multisite Microgrid Project

Sept. 29, 2023
The microgrids are expected to significantly reduce the company’s energy costs and aid its compliance with California’s cap and trade requirements.
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A C-17A Globemaster III, such as those flown by the 105th Airlift Wing out of Stewart Air National Guard base in New York. (Source: Andrew Harker /

New York Air National Guard Base Getting LDES Prototype Microgrid

Sept. 19, 2023
The prototype microgrid at Stewart Air National Guard Base will include a long duration energy storage system.
Crowley Maritime
Rendering of electric tugboat and charging station, which includes two containerized energy storage systems plus some solar.

When Utilities Can’t Power Electric Fleets, Microgrids Can Help Fleets 'Get Unstuck'

Aug. 28, 2023
Microgrids are becoming the workhorses of electric fleets, supplying power to fleet owners that utilities can't always provide economically. Two examples are microgrids for a ...
Source: U.S. Army, Master Sgt. David Loeffler
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Matthew P. Beevers, the adjutant general of the California Military Department; Rachel Jacobson, assistant secretary of the U.S. Army Installations, Energy and Environment; Mario Diaz, deputy undersecretary of the Army; state Sens. Bob Archuleta and Josh Newman; and Jason Smith, Bright Canyon Energy vice president, cut the ribbon on the Joint Forces Training Base Energy Resilience Project, Aug. 11, 2023. (Source: Master Sgt. David Loeffler)

California National Guard Commissions Solar Microgrid at Joint Forces Base Los Alamitos

Aug. 17, 2023
The microgrid can power the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base for at least 14 days.