Beleaguered by famine, terrorism and war, Somalia has the added burden of some of the highest energy costs in the world. But thanks to an East African company, relief is coming.
Wind-powered community microgrids are providing both electricity and heat to four small rural communities in Alaska, cutting residents’ fuel bills and reducing dependence on diesel fuel.
When an islanded microgrid at Stone Edge Farm near Sonoma kept operating for 10 days through California fires and grid outages, the operators seized the opportunity to learn as much as possible from the surprises they encountered.
Virtual power plants and transactive energy: What, exactly, are they? And why does a leading microgrid analyst see them changing the way the power industry does business?
EVs are quickly becoming one of the largest flexible loads on the grid in some areas, with growth that parallels the increase in numbers of air conditioners years ago.