Russia’s actions underscore the value of microgrids – energy under control of local community, government, business or even household. Not from a distant source that can be cut off.
Car dealerships need to upgrade their electrical infrastructure – and fast – given more than half their sales will be coming from electric vehicles before the decade is out.
One of the smallest towns in Puerto Rico, accustomed to daily power outages, competed against 12 municipalities for a solar plus storage microgrid – and won.
After a busy year for microgrids in 2021, here is a list of the top 22 projects to watch in the coming year – including one from the tiny town of Heyfield in Australia.
The devastation wrought by Hurricane Ida — one of the costliest hurricanes on record — made clear that microgrids remain far too scarce in disaster prone parts of the globe.
We take a look at eight US microgrid projects – some operating, some still being built – notable for their origins, ambitions, unique features and forward looking approach.
Tesla will build a community microgrid in the San Francisco Bay Area as part of an unusual penalty for air quality infringements at its Fremont EV manufacturing facility.
As if to underscore the point, power blackouts rolled across California right after dozens of stakeholders urged state regulators to push harder to get more microgrids built.
San Francisco-developed “smart circuit panel” technology creates a single point of control for generation, energy storage and devices in the home.
The solar roof of Norway’s Skagerak Arena roof is the core of a sophisticated microgrid that not only powers the stadium but also 15 nearby homes in the city of Skien.