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EAST AFRICA: EACREEE Joins Forces with RES4Africa to Promote Micro-Grids
What Will it Take to Boost Microgrid Markets to the Next Level?
Moving the microgrid market is an ambitious goal that will require policy changes, technology advances and a customer-centric approach, say several microgrid industry leaders recently interviewed by Microgrid Knowledge.
Why Microgrids? The Evolving Energy Landscape
Concord Engineering Group’s Joe Sullivan walks readers through the evolving landscape that is bringing about energy independence. This shift involves a reshaping of our approach to producing and delivering electric power and answers the question.
What Electrification of Transportation and Buildings Means to Microgrids
The energy industry is poised for what some describe as a sizable investment shift. Oil and gas lose, and power wins with the growing electrification of transportation and buildings. So what does this mean for microgrids?
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.
Is Load Flexibility the New Demand Response?
Demand response is reaching a saturation point, but load flexibility is emerging as its new iteration, a 2.0 that is much more powerful and could become a 200 GW grid resource for the U.S. by 2030.
PowerGen-E.ON Deal Boosts Microgrids, Minigrids, Micro-utilities in Africa
PowerGen Renewable Energy, a leading player in Sub-Saharan Africa’s fledgling, but fast growing markets for microgrids, minigrids and micro-utilities, acquired the Tanzanian microgrid assets of another emerging market leader, Rafiki Power, aka E.ON Off-Gr
Solar Mini-Grid Brings Power to Yesagyo’s Community
Parami Energy connected 1442 households to the newly-launched mini-grid mid-December with plans to expand the coverage to more than 4000 households Magway’s Yesagyo.
The Quick-Thinking, Self-Driving Energy Grid of the Future
A quick-thinking, self-driving energy grid of the future — an autonomous energy grid — is being developed by researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
Researchers Propose Floating Microgrids Made up of Electric Boats
Electric boats may enable floating microgrids that could serve islands that have historically been powered by fossil fuels, according to a report from researchers at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.
Hawaiian Island will Create a Virtual Power Plant from 1,000 Solar Homes
Sunrun and Open Access Technology International (OATI) will create what they describe as the world’s largest residential virtual power plant (VPP) by managing the electricity from some 1,000 rooftop solar-plus-storage systems to be installed.
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Cummins Gas-Fired Generator Selected for Aussie Gold Mine Microgrid
Future-Proofing Your Mature Gas Turbine Power Plant
Distributed Fossil Fuels Dominate in Microgrids Installed in the US
Annual Spending on DER Management to Hit $5.9bn by 2029
Doosan Heavy and Korean Utility Unveil Exportable CCGT Plant Model
Flexible Gas CHP Sets New Standards in Northern German City of Kiel