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G&W Electric’s new microgrid includes bifacial solar, a flow battery and a flywheel

The microgrid will provide more reliable and resilient power during seasonal peak demands and power outages by leveraging a combination of solar, G&W Electric switchgear, FLISR, batteries, and a flywheel.

California commercial potato grower will avoid PSPS events via new 5-MW microgrid

Concentric Power's microgrid controller will integrate with Tasteful Selection’s equipment automation platform to deliver active and predictive load management

ComEd signs Enchanted Rock to deliver gas-fired generation supporting microgrid cluster project

Enchanted Rock will own and operate the microgrid’s power generating system and use its integrated Reliability on Call (iROC) service to deliver long-duration backup power with the cleanest technology available. Around-the-clock monitoring by the company’s Microgrid Network Operations Center (mNOC) helps identify and address issues before they become problems.

Australian utility demoing high-penetration of renewables in solar, storage, and gas-powered microgrid

Horizon Power, Western Australia's regional and remote energy utility, announced a new demonstration project that it said enables the integration of much higher levels of renewable energy into an isolated microgrid in the remote town of Onslow. With...

Schneider, Scale Microgrid supplying solar, storage, gas-fired power for indoor farming operation

During its annual breakfast briefing at DISTRIBUTECH International, Schneider Electric detailed its move into this relatively new arena for microgrid technology. Indoor agriculture is new territory, but it is definitely seen as a growth opportunity for the French company.

Schneider, Scale Microgrid supplying solar, storage and gas-fired power for indoor farming operation in...

As populations shift more toward urban centers, they still desire food that is locally generated, energy efficient, fresh and healthy.

It’s DTECH Time! What to expect in 2020

With so much new and exciting in the energy delivery space, DTECH is a must-attend for anyone who works with energy on the distribution side of the grid. Here's a quick look at what...

DOE launches challenge to accelerate U.S. energy storage adoption

DOE Secretary Dan Brouillette announced the launch of the Energy Storage Grand Challenge, an initiative to help create and sustain U.S. leadership in energy storage utilization and exports. The Grand Challenge builds on the $158 million Advanced Energy Storage Initiative announced in President Trump's fiscal 2020 budget request.

Only proper microgrid design will ensure maximum carbon reduction in energy systems

Microgrids are gaining a lot of attention from within and outside of the utility industry as they migrate from concept development and demonstration to deployment and implementation. The concept of decentralizing the grid, by using distributed microgrids...

POWERGEN 2020: Call for abstracts is open

As you will see by clicking that link, POWERGEN seeks to bring all of the industry's players together, from renewable project developers to plant engineers to microgrid adoptees and energy storage evangelists. How do we make sense of it all? How do we integrate it all?