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Microgrid lab opens at University of Central Florida

A microgrid control lab opened at the University of Central Florida on Tuesday, the product of a partnership between Florida Power & Light and GE Digital to simulate a modern grid control room and accelerate research.

Nine years after Hurricane Sandy, microgrids provide resiliency in New York City

A partnership launched in response to Hurricane Sandy has produced eight, state-of-the-art microgrids to provide resiliency to New York City communities nine years after the storm.

Microgrids bring first-time electricity access to 80,000 people in West Africa

The Movamba project -- which will add 1.3 megawatts of renewable energy capacity -- aims to increase system capacity and improve resilience by connecting directly to hospitals and clinics in rural Sierra Leone.

Coast Guard announces first solar+storage microgrid project

The U.S. Coast Guard will build its first battery energy storage system with its also first-time microgrid at a training center in California.

Microgrids missing from Biden’s solar plan

Instead of undertaking fundamental industry structure analysis, with examination of strategic, technical, and economic evaluation of options in the electricity industry, what we have is obvious, anticlimactic: “deploy solar.”

Microgrid delivers energy security to children’s home in Puerto Rico

A collaborative project to provide energy resiliency has been completed at a Puerto Rican home for neglected children. The three-year effort includes work and equipment from ASCO Power Technologies, Affiliated Engineers, Engineers without Borders, and...

Top 10 lessons learned from microgrid builders, owners, and operators

This was the week for Microgrid California, a one-day conference produced by Microgrid Knowledge that was jam-packed with educational sessions designed for microgrid owners, developers and technology/equipment suppliers. Speakers offered lessons learned building microgrids. As...

Puerto Rico microgrid at manufacturing plant to deliver renewables and resilience

Enel X to deploy a solar + storage-based microgrid at Eaton manufacturing facility to reduce environmental impact and support energy resilience for one of Puerto Rico’s largest employers.

Microgrids must be a part of the decentralization of electricity

The world should recognize and push for microgrids, and federations of microgrids, as the topology of the electricity infrastructure of the future.

Mitsubishi Electric acquires DER software company Smarter Grid Solutions

SGS' DER management system facilitates the integration of DER into markets and grids, including grid capacity management, interconnection, and energy as a service.