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EnerDel Sees Bright Prospects for Utility, as well as Military Hybrid Microgrids, Mobile Power Conversion

EnerDel Sees Bright Prospects for Utility, as well as Military Hybrid Microgrids, Mobile Power Conversion

With a USAF-Univ. Dayton Research Institute project wrapping up, EnerDel sees prospects for its mobile and stationary hybrid microgrid technology improving in both the commercial ...

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Self-Driving Batteries, Virtual Microgrids, and Other Uber-like Future Energy Models

Self-Driving Batteries, Virtual Microgrids, and Other Uber-like Future Energy Models

This new slideshare from Professor Damien Ernst describes microgrids, V2G (Vehicle To Grid), autonomous vehicle energy delivery, and other futuristic models for the ...

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Biggest Drivers Of US Electric Grid Transformation According to DOE

Biggest Drivers Of US Electric Grid Transformation According to DOE

According to the 2nd Quadrennial Energy Review, here the key trends shaping the electricity sector today.  It also reads as a list of opportunities for microgrids. Increasing ...

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World’s First Open Microgrid Lets Commercial Zones Co-Invest and Optimize Energy Resources

World’s First Open Microgrid Lets Commercial Zones Co-Invest and Optimize Energy Resources

Two new pilot projects, dubbed 'E-Cloud' seek to develop and optimize open microgrids in Belgium's industrial zones. E-cloud is funded by the local Wallonia government.  The ...

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New Community Microgrid Projects Crop Up in Seattle and Santa Monica

New Community Microgrid Projects Crop Up in Seattle and Santa Monica

Community microgrids are cropping up in a growing number of states as government, civic and business leaders look to shore up energy security, grid reliability and resilience, ...

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War of Currents Unsettled as DC Microgrid, EV, DER, and Efficient Loads Favor DC

War of Currents Unsettled as DC Microgrid, EV, DER, and Efficient Loads Favor DC

New DC Microgrid Opportunities Are Opening Up, Causing Many To Rethink The Entire Electric Grid. Universities, companies, and governments have been lining up for years to ...

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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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KEPCO Installs World’s Largest Frequency Regulation BESS

KEPCO Installs World’s Largest Frequency Regulation BESS

Advantageous performance characteristics, declining costs and power market regulatory reform are fueling deployment of utility-scale battery-based energy storage systems (BESS), ...

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Energy Storage Advances to Fuel Microgrids, Virtual Power Plants

Energy Storage Advances to Fuel Microgrids, Virtual Power Plants

Energy storage will increasingly be a viable option to conventional utility grid and substation upgrades as load profiles and population change, fueling growth in virtual power ...

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SolarCity and Tesla Package First Solar-Storage PPA To Deliver Solar Energy On Demand in Kaua’i

SolarCity and Tesla Package First Solar-Storage PPA To Deliver Solar Energy On Demand in Kaua’i

SolarCity announced it had chosen sister company Tesla's Powerpack to provide 52MWh of energy storage for what's billed as the U.S.' first utility-scale solar PV-energy storage ...

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