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Colorado Awards more than $2.1M in Grid Resilience and Microgrid Funding

The grants, part of the Microgrids for Community Resilience program, will fund six microgrid planning and construction projects across the state.
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Bloom Energy Bringing Fuel Cell Power to CoreWeave Data Center Project in Illinois

All those new gigawatts will require primary and backup power, including microgrids. The CoreWeave strategic partnership with Bloom Energy will utilize the latter’s proprietary...
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UC-Irvine Campus Microgrid Powering New EV Buses added to Fleet

Electric bus manufacturer PhoenixEV delivered five new 40-foot ZX5 battery-electric models to the school over this last spring term.
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Microgrids On-Grid, Off-Grid, Big and Small for EV Charging

EV enthusiasts often face interconnection challenges, but microgrids are proving to be a viable solution for many.
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Xendee, Mainspring Energy partnering on Microgrid Project Development

The collaboration will utilize Xendee’s work with customers to optimize project development and economics. It also incorporates Mainspring’s linear generators into the mix of ...
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Battery on the Beat: 1.3-MWh Energy Storage Powers Vermont Outdoor Concert Venue

The Ben and Jerry’s Outdoor Concert Series at the Shelburne Museum in Waterbury is hitting the upbeat on decarbonization, with a grid-charged NOMAD energy storage asset supplying...
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Department of Energy to Fund Non-Lithium Long-Duration Energy Storage Projects

The Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations issued a notice of intent this month indicating it would fund three to 15 projects, spending up to $100 million.
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Minigrid Projects to Significantly Expand Access to Electricity in Two African Nations

New minigrid projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia will accelerate access to clean, reliable electricity for rural populations.

Propane Is a Sustainable Choice for Growing Microgrid Need

Construction professionals rely on propane’s lower emissions and enhanced resiliency

QuickChat: Enhancing Grid Stability with Distributed Energy Resources

Rod Walton, managing editor of Microgrid Knowledge, hosts a conversation with Jason Petermeier, Chief Operating Officer of ELM MicroGrid and ELM Solar. They discuss ELM's role...

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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...