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Mobile Microgrids: Toyota, Electric Utility Pepco Researching Vehicle-to-Grid Impacts in Maryland

Many V2G proponents can envision bidirectional charging technology as enabling electric vehicles to become mobile microgrids.
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Scale Microgrids, Captona Close Financing on Community Solar, Microgrid Portfolio Coast to Coast

Scale Microgrids Chief Investment Officer Julian Torres said that the community solar assets create more optionality and value for microgrid customers.
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Commercial EV Charging Report: Microgrids Provide Clear Path to Fleet Electrification

The consensus is clear: Some 75% of survey respondents say that electric grid limitations are a significant roadblock to the rollout of EV charging infrastructure.

AI and Power Focus of Keynote at Data Center Frontier Trends Summit

With the confluence of cloud, AI, power, location and investment elements now brewing in the industry, it's an unprecedented time for data centers. This inaugural event is Sept...
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Remote Villages in Suriname Forest Get 24-Hour Power with New Microgrid

Twelve remote villages in the Suriname forest now have access to uninterrupted power thanks to a new microgrid. When complete, the Suriname Village Microgrid Photovoltaic Project...
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Department of Energy Funds Microgrid Controller Projects

The Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity recently awarded $10.5 million to eight microgrid projects in underserved and indigenous communities. Most projects focus on microgrid...
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Leveraging BESS to Drive Microgrid Flexibility

Jana Gerber, North American microgrid president for Schneider Electric, highlighted the benefits of battery energy storage for on-site power during her booth chat with Nikki Chandler...
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Microgrid-Powered ‘LawBox’ Helps Ugandan Town’s Residents Settle Cow, Contract, Boundary and Other Disputes

While most people view basic needs as food, shelter and water, access to legal services is also important. An off-grid solar microgrid in Uganda is helping residents of a village...

Exploring the Potential of Community Microgrids Through Three Innovative Case Studies

Community microgrids represent a burgeoning solution to meet the energy needs of localized areas and regions. These microgrids are clusters of interconnected energy resources,...

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Properly Planning for the Multiple Impacts of Microgrids: Jon Erickson of POWER Engineers MGK 2024

Microgrids offer increased reliability, resiliency, and energy efficiency, but if the systems aren’t properly planned and installed, they will fail to perform as intended, and...

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Making Sure Fiber Customer Turn-ups are Done Right the First Time

Fiber is being installed at a pace the industry has never seen before, with more deployments, more customer connections, and fewer people to do the skilled work. This FAQ takes...

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Microgrid Standardization Will Accelerate Much Needed Adoption

Demand for microgrids is growing in large part because they offer resilience for today’s energy needs. Microgrids are just one example of distributed energy resources. They generate...
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3 reasons your microgrid controls should be able to communicate in real time

Tom Poteet, vice president of corporate development at Mesa Solutions, outlines three things a microgrid controller should be able to do: accept control commands, engage in site...