Utility Microgrids

This collection of videos explores utility microgrids. Learn how utilities are integrating microgrid technology for resilience during times of crisis.
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Remote Microgrids in Australia Testing Long-Duration Energy Storage Systems

March 29, 2024
The project aims to prove the technical viability of zinc bromine and sodium sulfur batteries in remote microgrids and is driven by a need to find new sources of medium- and long...

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,...

Utilities Recognize Value of Microgrids: Many Speaking at MGK Conference 24

March 22, 2024
Speakers from the IOUs, municipal and co-op sectors spotlighted at MGK will include Cobb EMC of Georgia, American Municipal Power, Ameren, Duke Energy, Georgia Power, Baltimore...
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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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Standing in the Fire Zone: PG&E's Briceburg Microgrid

Feb. 29, 2024
The impact of the Briceburg Fire led to collaboration between PG&E, BoxPower and with others such as New Sun Road culminated in the implementation of a remote grid system that...
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Johannesburg City Utility Nearing Completion of New Microgrid in South Africa

Feb. 27, 2024
The 1-MW solar plus storage microgrid will provide power to around 500 homes in Alexandra, a suburb of the capital city.

SDG&E Unveils Four New Microgrids to Support Mission Critical Sites

Feb. 14, 2024
All four San Diego Gas & Electric microgrids can operate independently and in tandem with the regional grid. The battery storage installations are connected across four substations...
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Wisconsin Health System Partners with Utility on Renewable Microgrid

Jan. 29, 2024
Gundersen Health System will partner with utility Xcel Energy on the project, creating one of the first fully resilient and renewable energy-powered health care campuses in the...

Microgrids May Be the Key to Green Hydrogen Production Success

Dec. 14, 2023
In this Quick Chat video, Andy Miller from PXiSE Energy Solutions explains why microgrids make a lot of sense when it comes to green hydrogen production.