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Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians Celebrate Construction Start on Solar & Storage Microgrid

A northern California tribe whose people have lived in the region for countless generations celebrated groundbreaking this week on a $32 million solar and storage microgrid to...

Construction Begins on 13.4-MW Biogas Cogeneration Plant Near Sacramento

The biogas cogeneration plant, which is being built by Ameresco, will produce renewable electricity and reduce emissions for the Sacramento Area Sewer District.

New York State of Mind: Acadia Energy, Alternus Partnering to Develop Upstate Microgrid Fleet

Alternus and Acadia are teaming up with the goal of developing and operating 200 MW in future microgrid capacity across New York. The partnership sets its sights on the next two...
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H2, Microgrids and Data Centers: Things2Know in Creating Truly Green Hydrogen Power

Plug Power expects to see hydrogen fuel cells deploying in scale within two years.
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New California DER Export Scheduling ‘Small Victory in a Battlefield Littered with DER Carcasses,’ Think Microgrid Exec says

California’s new “limited generation profile” order is a small step forward, but fails to unleash all the benefits of DERs and microgrids, industry members say.
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Puerto Rico Can Achieve a 100% Renewable Energy Future and Microgrids Have a Role to Play

With microgrids, virtual power plants and a rapidly growing array of distributed energy resources, Puerto Rico can reach its goal of 100% renewable energy by 2050, according to...
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The Experts Agree: Microgrids Are Gaining Momentum, but Customers still Face Challenges

From understanding the benefits of microgrids to optimizing and coordinating the use of renewable energy resources, industry experts agree that microgrid customers will continue...
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Eaton Delivers Largest Clean Energy Microgrid in Puerto Rico

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held April 2 to celebrate the new microgrid, which will deliver nearly 10 GWh of clean energy annually and cut electricity costs for Eaton’s Arecibo...

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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Take an In-Depth Exploration into Cummins State-of-the-Art Microgrid Testing Facility

In 2022, Cummins proudly celebrated the opening of a new microgrid laboratory, the Power Integration Center (PIC) at their campus in Fridley, MN. The PIC is one of the largest...

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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...