microgrid News

  • Is this the ‘Non-Weird’ Future of Microgrids?

    Elisa Wood writes in Microgrid Knowledge about the growing relationship that is developing between CHP-enabled district energy systems and the electric utilities. ...

  • Microgrids or VPPs or Both?

    Editor's Note: The following is a blog post by Peter Asmus, Principal Research Analyst at Navigant Research.  Originally published on April 25, it is reprinted here with permission. What’s the difference between a microgrid and a  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Schneider Electric EcoStruxure Microgrid Advisor Selected for Ameren Microgrid

    Schneider Electric recently announced that Ameren Corporation's newly completed utility-scale microgrid in Champaign, Illinois, is using EcoStruxure Microgrid Advisor software to manage its integration of distributed energy resources (DER), including a mix of solar, wind, natural gas generation and battery storage. Decentralization, decarbonization and digitization have changed the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • NYBest Webinar on Microgrids and Energy Storage

    Happening now (July 18 10am EST)! Please join for Darren Hammell’s presentation on “Microgrid Projects & Technology”, sharing details of several high-profile projects recently completed by ...


    By Princeton Power Systems

  • NREL to Advance Technologies for Microgrid Projects

    The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is providing critical support to two new microgrid projects coordinated by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and General Electric Company (GE). The Energy Department recently announced its award of more than $8 million for seven microgrid projects-including $1.2 million each for the EPRI and GE projects-to help cities ...

  • Microgrid in Smart Grid 2020 Available on Researchmoz.us

    GlobalData's latest research "Microgrid in Smart Grid - Market Size, Key Issues, Regulations and Outlook to 2020" provides insight into the market scenario related to microgird in the power sector. The global microgrid is currently in the introductory stage, but is witnessing deployment in various countries such as the US, Canada, Germany, the UK, Netherlands, China and India. To ...


  • Global Microgrid Market Worth $27 Billion by 2022

      According to a new market research report "Microgrid Market, Global Forecast & Analysis (2012-2022) - Focus on Renewable Power Generation, Solar Photo-Voltaics, Wind Micro-Turbines, Battery, Energy Storage and Control Systems, By Types, Components and Characteristics" published by MarketsandMarkets, ...


  • North America Remains the Leading Region for Microgrid Deployments

    Although microgrids are a global phenomenon, geographic regions vary widely in terms of the investment, development, and deployment of microgrid projects. As new vendors continue to enter this space and previously undiscovered projects come to the fore, the robustness of the microgrid sector becomes increasingly clear. Click to tweet: According to a new tracker report ...

  • New Microgrid System in Flinders Island, Tasmania

    Electro Power Systems S.A. (EPS), a technology provider of energy-storage systems and microgrids, recently announced the commissioning of the new system microgrid connected in Flinders Island, northeast of Tasmania, will start in Q1 2017. EPS, in partnership with Toshiba, realized a hybrid storage system sired to Flinders Island's microgrid for Hydro Tasmania, Australia's largest producer of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Microgrid market shifting to commercial scale projects

    Microgrids, which are smart grid networks for integrating distributed energy generation from both renewable and fossil fuel resources, are proliferating around the world in a variety of forms. Microgrids may be grid-tied or remote and are utilized in several key application segments including commercial, community, institutional, military, and remote installations. According to a new tracker ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • SolarCity Launches Microgrid Service, Available Worldwide

    SolarCity® (NASDAQ: SCTY), America’s #1 solar power provider, today unveiled GridLogic, a microgrid service that combines distributed energy resources—solar, batteries and controllable load—to enable a cleaner, more resilient and more affordable way of providing power. SolarCity’s microgrid service ensures that any ...


    By SolarCity Corporation

  • NEMA Says Microgrids Essential to America's Future Infrastructure

    A new report from the National Electrical Manufacturing Association (NEMA), Powering Microgrids for the 21st-Century Electrical System, introduces the concept of microgrids as an integral component of the power delivery system of the twenty-first century. While microgrids were once viewed as islanded systems of generation and load, valued mostly for their ability to disconnect from ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Identified Microgrid Capacity Has Tripled in the Last Year

    A new Tracker report from Navigant Research tracks data on known grid-tied and remote microgrid projects in the operating, planned/under development, and proposed stages, including specific information is provided on the capacity of systems using diesel, combined heat and power (CHP), solar PV, wind, and fuel cells. A host of ...

  • CleanSpark Completes Installation of Comprehensive Residential Microgrid

    CleanSpark, Inc., a microgrid company that is combining a patented "stratified" downdraft gasifier along with advanced engineering, software and controls for distributed energy resource management systems, today announced it has engineered, designed and installed a fully off-grid, triple-redundant power system at a private, residential estate in Southern California. Matthew Schultz, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Microgrid Enabling Technologies Are Expected to Exceed $26 Billion in Annual Revenue by 2023

    A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for significant microgrid enabling technologies, including diesel generators, natural gas generators, fuel cells, solar photovoltaic (PV), distributed wind, advanced energy storage, and others. Dramatic change is occurring in the microgrid market, as a greater emphasis is being placed on the economic value that ...

  • Infocast`s Defense Renewable Energy & Military Microgrids Summit

    Infocast's highly anticipated Defense Renewable Energy & Military Microgrids Summit will take place at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, VA on May 30-June 1, 2012 -- with Department of Defense (DOD) Deputy Under Secretary Dr. Dorothy Robyn as keynote speaker. This event takes place as the Obama Administration focuses on renewable energy initiatives that were announced during the ...


    By Infocast

  • Eaton Helps Power Africa`s Largest Microgrid Project

    Power management company Eaton today announced it is providing electrical engineering services and power distribution equipment for the construction of a 5-megawatt (MW) solar microgrid system in Annobon Province, an island off Equatorial Guinea in West Central Africa. The microgrid has battery storage and is designed to supply reliable and predictable power to meet the off-grid community’s ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • California farm selects Emerson to help manage innovative microgrid power project

    Stone Edge Farm has selected Emerson (NYSE: EMR) automation technologies to provide efficient and reliable operation of its new microgrid, a self-sufficient energy production and distribution facility relying on diverse sources of electricity including solar power, wind power, hydrogen power and advanced storage battery technology. Home to a farm, spa and vineyard in Sonoma, Calif., Stone Edge ...

  • U.S. Army Gets Its First Solar-Powered Microgrid

    CleanTechnica - Solar power and wind power are in store for TARDEC, the Army's state-of-the-art vehicle research center in Michigan. TARDEC will be the first Army installation to use a solar powered microgrid, designed to win energy ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • City of Hartford, Constellation and Bloom Energy Power Up Microgrid in Parkville Neighborhood

    The City of Hartford, Bloom Energy, and Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, recently announced the completion of a fuel cell ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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