Category: Distributed Energy Resources
Cheaper, Cleaner, Stronger: Pew Charitable Trust On Microgrids’ Growing Role in Grid Evolution

Cheaper, Cleaner, Stronger: Pew Charitable Trust On Microgrids’ Growing Role in Grid Evolution

Microgrids were a focal point at this year's ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, which took place in Washington, D.C. February 29 – March 2. During the energy industry event, Pew ...

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“It’s Like The Early Days of the Internet,” Blockchain-based Brooklyn Microgrid Tests P2P Energy Trading

“It’s Like The Early Days of the Internet,” Blockchain-based Brooklyn Microgrid Tests P2P Energy Trading

“When the internet was first introduced, it was hard to conceive of the drastic impact it would have on the world. We’ve got all the parts to do some really interesting things ...

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SDG&E to Add as Much as 140MW of Preferred Energy Resources

SDG&E to Add as Much as 140MW of Preferred Energy Resources

California's leading renewable energy utility aims to tap into new energy storage, renewable energy, distributed generation, energy efficiency and demand response (DR) systems ...

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Forging Win-Win Solutions in the Evolving DER Integration Landscape

Forging Win-Win Solutions in the Evolving DER Integration Landscape

By Peter Asmus The stars appear to have aligned for distributed energy resources (DER) to play an increasingly important role in providing energy services to consumers. Some ...

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Rural Electrification to Fuel Microgrid Market Expansion

Rural Electrification to Fuel Microgrid Market Expansion

The market for microgrids – grid-connected, off-grid or hybrid – will expand at a 10.9% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) to an estimated $34.94 billion from 2016-2022, according ...

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Southern Co. Ups Its Microgrid Capabilities with PowerSecure Acquisition

Southern Co. Ups Its Microgrid Capabilities with PowerSecure Acquisition

The latest in a string of strategic moves indicative of a strategic shift in direction, Southern Co.'s $431 million all-cash offer to acquire PowerSecure sent the latter's shares ...

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New Report Shows How Legacy Market Design Stifles Community Microgrid Potential

New Report Shows How Legacy Market Design Stifles Community Microgrid Potential

The Institute for Local Self Reliance (ILSR) has released a report, Mighty Microgrids, with recommendations for unlocking the benefits community microgrids. Though the report ...

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Your Guide To Microgrid Month – Events in London, Washington DC, Kansas City, Arlington, and Lausanne

Your Guide To Microgrid Month – Events in London, Washington DC, Kansas City, Arlington, and Lausanne

A growing interest in Microgrids, Distributed Energy, and Rural Electrification can be identified by a growing list of high-caliber events. CommonWealth Africa Summit The ...

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Latest UCSD Microgrid Control System Optimizes Distributed Energy Resources Accross 450 Buildings

Latest UCSD Microgrid Control System Optimizes Distributed Energy Resources Accross 450 Buildings

UCSD has installed an advanced microgrid control system from Schweitzer Engineering that is expected to enhance outage prevention and the overall performance of its clean energy ...

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The Investment Case for Mini-Grids and Off-Grids in Africa

The Investment Case for Mini-Grids and Off-Grids in Africa

Since the mid-1990s, external finance to Africa’s power sector has averaged only around US$600m per year of public assistance, plus a similar volume of private finance, according ...

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