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Repsol Acquires Spanish Firm Asterion Energies In €560m Deal
Alaska Forms A Model of Microgrid Development in the Cold And Remote Conditions
Alaska's challenges — cold weather and the high cost of delivered energy — are part of the reason the state is a model of innovative microgrid development, with the largest number of microgrids in the US, at 122.
Who Is The Best Employer - Decentralised Renewables or Central Grid?
Power for All has released the results of a study which looks at employment creation within the decentralised renewable energy industry as Asia and Africa strive to improve rural electrification.
Microgrid at The Center of $630 Million London City Airport Expansion
The London City Airport microgrid, now under development, will nearly double the size of the airport’s electricity distribution infrastructure, from 3.6 MVA to 7 MVA, and help power a major airport expansion and upgrade.
Japanese Giant Sumitomo Enters US Microgrid Market with Investment in LO3
Japanese conglomerate Sumitomo has entered the US microgrid market with an investment in New York-based blockchain innovator LO3 Energy, a company perhaps best known for the Brooklyn Microgrid.
Canada Launches First Utility-Scale Microgrid System
Ontario-based municipal utility North Bay Hydro Services has partnered with smart grid solutions firm S&C Electric Company to launch Canada’s first utility-scale microgrid system.
How A Perfect Storm is Driving Microgrids into the Mainstream
Given the diverse benefits that microgrids provide – reductions in energy costs, business risk, and carbon emissions, and increases in resiliency and power reliability – one wonders why discussion of microgrids has only started to take off recently.
A Tool to Help Home Microgrids Stay Off Grid as Long as Possible
Researchers at the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) have developed an optimization tool for microgrids that allows homes to stay off grid as long as possible, generally using solar, storage and smart meters.
Here Comes the World's Biggest Virtual Power Plant
Japan is taking a leap ahead of the rest of the world, with the help of California company Autogrid, in developing what’s described as the largest behind-the-meter (BTM) virtual power plant.
Distributed Energy Resources to Grow 15.9% CAGR
Basic economics, local electricity prices and government incentives are driving the growth of distributed energy resources, including microgrids and solar-plus-storage, at a rapid clip, according to new findings by Navigant Research.
Facts Behind 12% Anticipated Global Microgrid Market Growth
Newer applications market research firm IndustryARC has released a new report highlighting factors driving the global microgrid industry.The overall microgrid market growth is estimated to be 12% during the forecast period 2019-2025.
Pellet-fueled Cogeneration Plant Opens in Croatia
Resalta, an energy developer active in Central and Eastern Europe, announced June 6 that a wood pellet-fueled cogeneration plant in Slatina, Croatia, is now operational.
Can These Electric Vehicle Codes Lead to Grid Benefits?
New codes requiring electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure in commercial buildings have passed an important hurdle, paving the way for a boost in electric vehicle use that can also provide grid benefits.
South Africa's Blackouts Demonstrate Need for Distributed Energy Resources
South Africa's 2019 elections are over and the ruling African National Congress (ANC) kept its majority, but by its smallest margins yet.
Distributed Renewable Energy Sources Driving Electrical Grid Transformation
The growth in new renewable energy sources is shifting the entire paradigm of what the energy grid was designed to do.
Thinking About Starting A Microgrid? They're Not All The Same
The announcement that ABB and Rolls-Royce have formed a global partnership to develop microgrids is an opportunity to put this topic under the microscope.
Should Government Create Incentives for Microgrids? Industry Leaders to Explore the Idea at Special Workshop
Government support for microgrids is scant in the US — an issue that industry leaders plan to tackle during a pre-conference workshop on microgrid policy leading up to Microgrid 2019.
Why It's Hard to Create a Network of Community Microgrids in California
Clean Coalition is on a mission to alter transmission access charges that the organization says unfairly boost the cost of local renewable energy and community microgrids in California.
German Lignite Plant Set for $67m CHP Overhaul
German power station running on lignite and gas is to go through a €60m ($67m) modernization to turn it into a combined heat and power plant.
Petronas Ccquires Distributed Energy Firm in First Venture into Renewable Energy
"We believe that M+ will continue to play a leading role in building a greener future thanks to an outstanding management team and wish them and Petronas the best in their future endeavours."
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