Utility Microgrids

This collection of videos explores utility microgrids. Learn how utilities are integrating microgrid technology for resilience during times of crisis.

NREL Study Finds 5G Could Support Microgrids

June 6, 2024
“Millions of energy devices will become interconnected, and our research is showing the path to distributed, resilient, secure and energy-efficient operations building on the ...

Propane Is a Sustainable Choice for Growing Microgrid Need

July 2, 2024
Construction professionals rely on propane’s lower emissions and enhanced resiliency
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New Partnership to Explore Utility-Scale BESS Technologies for Microgrids

May 23, 2024
Energy Plug and Enwind Power aim to grow the microgrid industry in the North American and Latin American markets.
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Scoring for the Future with a Common Definition: A Taxonomy for Microgrids

April 20, 2024
Think Microgrid’s Taxonomy Brief 2024 strives to define microgrids and the role they can play in transforming our energy system.
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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...

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.