Category: Microgrid News
Duke Energy Gets Bullish on ¨Green¨ Microgrids

Duke Energy Gets Bullish on ¨Green¨ Microgrids

The nation's power utilities are facing pressures of unprecedented breadth and depth – from reducing greenhouse gas emissions and pollution to keeping up with new, cleaner and ...

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Hawaiian Electric Launches $2.1MM Distributed Energy Storage Program

Hawaiian Electric Launches $2.1MM Distributed Energy Storage Program

Integrating electricity produced by solar and wind energy systems on to power grids has quickly become a major cause for concern among U.S. utilities, grid operators and ...

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Editor choice Distributed energy resources can already balance themselves on a local microgrid

Distributed energy resources can already balance themselves on a local microgrid

At ESNA 2015, UCSD's Byron Washom described his 'hallucinogenic dreams,' where solar panels, batteries, electric vehicles, and other distributed energy resources (DER) ...

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Editor choice Community Microgrids are the bridge to a modern grid

Community Microgrids are the bridge to a modern grid

The Clean Coalition shows how adopting community microgrids can provide a pathway to a clean, resilient, and less expensive energy system. The electric grid was not designed to ...

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The New Economics of Battery Storage

The New Economics of Battery Storage

In ¨The Economics of Battery Energy Storage,¨ RMI lays out 13 distinct services advanced battery storage systems can deliver today. More to the point, the report authors conclude ...

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A Glimpse Into Future Microgrid Communities at Solar Decathlon

A Glimpse Into Future Microgrid Communities at Solar Decathlon

The Solar Decathlon, organized by the US Department of Energy is showcasing a new generation of homes designed to minimize energy consumption and maximize renewable as well ...

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The 10 Microgrid Value Streams

The 10 Microgrid Value Streams

Keeping the lights on during a power outage is usually the selling point of a microgrid. But a new report by Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) breaks down the 13 value streams ...

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03/16 – 03/18, 2016 || Microgrid Markets Summit East || Arlington, VA

03/16 – 03/18, 2016 || Microgrid Markets Summit East || Arlington, VA

MICROGRIDS' ROLE IN ENERGY SECURITY, RENEWABLE INTEGRATION & THE GRID OF THE FUTURE Register Now The United States Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy ...

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Editor choice How The Developing World Is Reinventing The Grid

How The Developing World Is Reinventing The Grid

A Fresh Start The way we interact with energy is fundamentally changing.  The core business model of utilities is clashing with global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas ...

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Working With Nature to Reach 100% Renewable Energy with Elemental Water Makers

Working With Nature to Reach 100% Renewable Energy with Elemental Water Makers

  EDITOR'S NOTE  Let's admit it, fossil fuels have made us lazy.  What we used to accomplish with biomimicry and working with nature we now just burn more fossil fuels. ...

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