Microgrids

Morgan Stanley takes stake in SolMicroGrid in a nod toward Energy-as-a-Service model

Investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Energy Partners (MSEP), part of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, announced today that they have completed an investment in Alpharetta, Georgia-based SolMicroGrid to help support the growth of SolMicroGrid’s...

Haiti is breaking down renewable energy barriers and developers should take note

In recent years energy stakeholders in Haiti have been daunted by one question: How will Haiti reverse the monumental energy deficit in the country and ensure reliable access to energy to the eleven million...

Enel X and Eaton partner for solar + storage microgrid in Puerto Rico

Yesterday, Enel X and Eaton announced plans to develop a solar + storage microgrid at Eaton’s Puerto Rico-based Arecibo plant, which manufactures circuit breakers. The microgrid will enable Eaton to reduce its carbon footprint and...

From the Editor: Now more than ever, hospitals must be resilient

It’s been a tough year. Our lives have been tremendously altered because of a global pandemic that has taken almost 1.5 million human souls globally…and it isn’t over yet. It’s been a tough year for...

Smart inverters and mini-grids: has the grid of the future arrived in Africa?

In a small village in rural Tanzania, the final building block of the grid of the future may have arrived – the smart inverter. Just as smart phones transformed the way we generate, consume,...

Microgrids: The Future of Energy in Healthcare

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In the United States, our grid infrastructure is aging.
How do ensure organizations that are critical to public well-being are protected?
Enter Microgrids
Microgrids are a solution to stabilize energy cost, increase resilience and lower carbon emissions. Microgrids enable critical facilities like hospitals to continue to operate at full capacity in emergency situations or power shutoffs. And now, with business model innovations like energy-as-a-service, accessing the benefits of a Microgrid have never been easier.

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Winners of AFSIA Solar Awards announced

The inaugural Africa Solar Industry Association (AFSIA) Solar Awards, organized in partnership with the Africa Energy Forum (aef), culminated in a grand show streamed online, during which the winners of 15 categories were unveiled...

Solar needs to be compensated for providing grid balancing services at the wholesale market...

As more solar connects to the transmission and distribution grid, solar developers should not lose sight of additional market compensation for the value they provide to the grid. Today in the industry, we have...
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IKEA Australia embarks on clean energy storage initiative

IKEA Australia today announced the launch of a clean energy storage initiative that will support the South Australian power grid, in addition to powering its Adelaide store. The IKEA Australia Clean Energy Transformation Project will transition IKEA Adelaide...

Generac sets its eye on DERMs market with acquisition of Enbala

Generac Holdings Inc. this week announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Enbala Power Networks in a deal that it says will solidify Generac’s position as a market leader in Smart Grid 2.0 technologies. Denver-based Enbala provides distributed...