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Community Resilience Hub in Petersburg, VA. Photo shared by Queen Zakia Shabazz.

Clean Energy Groups Technical Assistance Fund: 2021 Year-in-Review

At the end of each year Clean Energy Group assesses our largest regrant program, the Resilient Power Technical Assistance Fund. This year-in-review blog overviews projects, successes, lessons learned and goals for the new year.

Emera Technologies microgrid in a box receives green light from UL

The fire safety certification is a significant milestone that means Emera can now sell the solution to other utilities.    

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.

Idaho National Laboratory to research net-zero microgrids

Supported by funding from the U.S. Dept. of Energy, the Idaho National Laboratory will research microgrid technologies that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide enhanced grid resiliency.

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.

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...
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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...

FPL, Florida International partner on solar+storage microgrid

The microgrid will be powered by the existing 1.4 MW solar array which doubles as a parking canopy and incorporates a 3 MW battery system.

SNRG and Australian start-up expand UK microgrid market

UK microgrids developer SNRG has partnered with Australian decentralized energy systems management firm Gridcognition to electrify residential households in the UK.
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Massachusetts startup crowdfunding short-term energy storage technology

Helix Power Corporation is seeking seed capital from investors to advance its patented flywheel short-term energy storage technology.