Microgrid

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Name: Microgrid
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Microgrids Introduce Issues for Utilities

Microgrids are gaining traction among large utility customers, and this is an exciting and fundamental advancement in the evolution toward smart grids. Companies have begun deploying microgrids to improve energy security, reduce energy costs and lower ... [Published EnergyBiz - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Government of Canada : Investments in College and Business Partnerships Create Jobs, Prosperity for Canadians

- Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced nearly $40 million in grants to colleges across Canada to support applied research and development (R&D) activities with industry. The 18 multi-year projects will focus on building local ... [Published 4 Traders - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian Solar and NCC Complete Diesel Hybrid PV Installation serving First Nation Community

/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced the completion of the first diesel hybrid PV system in the remote microgrids in northern ... [Published Michigan Live - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Microgrids becoming mainstream

Driven by growth in distributed generation and a greater desire of consumers and businesses for greater energy independence, the microgrid concept has moved steadily toward the mainstream. Microgrid deployments are happening worldwide, with some new subsegments ... [Published Fierce Energy - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

A new tool to improve utility resiliency. (Did you know about fully submersible switchgear?)

Quick Take: I recently had lunch with John Englander, the author of . In brief, it's worse than you realize. And the United States has the most to lose. Although other countries have huge swaths subject to flooding, nobody else has as much high-value ... [Published Smart Grid News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Community Renaissance

As new technologies enable disruptive innovation in energy services, relationships are changing among individuals, communities, and franchised utilities.These changes present some unique complexities and conflicts. Some public interests seem to be at ... [Published Public Utilities Fortnightly - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Annual microgrid capacity installations to increase nearly 5-fold by 2020 says firm

Fueled by the growth of distributed generation and the desire from consumers and businesses to move toward greater independence in their use of electricity, the microgrid concept has moved steadily ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Microgrid
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Lights Would Stay On With More Flexible, Distributed Microgrids

04/14/2014SustainableBusiness.com NewsIt's probably not a surprise to many of you that microgrids make a lot more sense than one big interconnected national grid.We've been saying for decades that we need to move to distributed energy rather than relying ... [Published Sustainable Business - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

MICROGRIDS RISING AROUND THE WORLD

Microgrid Deployment Tracker 2Q14; Commercial/Industrial, Community/Utility, Institutional/Campus, Military, Remote, and DC Microgrids: Operating, Planned, and Proposed Projects by World Region2Q 2014 (Navigant Research)“…[The global microgrid market ... [Published NewEnergyNews - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Asia Pacific to become global leader for microgrid deployments by 2030

Worldwide annual installations of microgrid capacity will grow from 866 megawatts in 2014 to more than 4,100 megawatts by 2020, says a new report from Navigant Research.North America is currently the largest region for microgrids today, and will likely ... [Published Greentech Lead - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

North American utilities leading microgrid capacity

North American utilities leading microgrid capacity http://www.fierceenergy.com/story/north-american-utilities-leading-microgrid-capacity/2014-04-10?utm_medium=nl&utm_source=internal ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 10 2014]
Entities: Microgrid
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 9 reports

Annual Microgrid Capacity Installations Will Increase Nearly Fivefold by 2020, Forecasts Navigant Research

Fueled by the growth of distributed generation and the desire ofconsumers and businesses to move toward greater independence in theiruse of electricity, the microgrid concept has moved steadily toward themainstream in the last few years. The main technology ... [Published ITbriefing - Apr 10 2014]

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"Ongoing federal investments in applied research at colleges and institutes in Canada are improving productivity and increasing innovation of industry and communities. These valuable applied research partnerships provide students with advanced skills for employment, while helping employers and community organizations overcome barriers to success."
...that companies like GE and PowerStream take leadership roles in showing the benefits of renewables and microgrids to consumers and other companies. "At the local level, microgrids increase reliability by reducing dependencies on the distribution system, since generation is located within the microgrid. This is most beneficial during times of high demand or when there are power outages, since microgrids are self-sufficient."
...Finally, a number of technical challenges remain in making products from multiple companies operate smoothly in a microgrid. "Once you start diving down into the technology, it becomes very difficult"
"New and exciting things are happening on the utility side," said Davidson. "We want to be involved in storage, hybrid fossil and renewable plants, microgrids -- anything that will have a catalytic role."

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Canadian Solar and NCC Complete Diesel Hybrid P... [Published Michigan Live - Apr 16 2014]
Microgrids becoming mainstream [Published Fierce Energy - Apr 15 2014]
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For Energy Security, Bring a Gun to the Knife F... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 15 2014]
A new tool to improve utility resiliency. (Did ... [Published Smart Grid News - Apr 15 2014]
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Global Himalayan Expedition announces second ed... [Published India Infoline - Apr 15 2014]
Microgrids becoming mainstream [Published FierceEnergy - Apr 15 2014]
Tribe and USDA Official Celebrate Solar Power a... [Published USDA Rural Development - Apr 15 2014]
Australian Network Operators Likely To Drop Rem... [Published Clean Technica - Apr 15 2014]
NYU CUSP, Related Companies, and Oxford Propert... [Published Citybizlist - Apr 15 2014]
Community Renaissance [Published Public Utilities Fortnightly - Apr 15 2014]
Policy Imperatives for DRE based Rural Electrif... [Published Development Alternatives Group - Apr 14 2014]
Quantifying Hudson Yards: NYU and Related Compa... [Published Epoch Times - Apr 14 2014]
Annual microgrid capacity installations to incr... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
Lights Would Stay On With More Flexible, Distri... [Published Sustainable Business - Apr 14 2014]
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DOE issues draft loan solicitation for up to $4... [Published Green Car Congress - Apr 16 2014]
The US Department of Energy (DOE) issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the US that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases. The Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy Projects ...
Microgrids becoming mainstream [Published FierceEnergy - Apr 15 2014]
Microgrid deployments are happening worldwide, with some new subsegments heating up -- with grid-tied utility distribution microgrids (UDM) and direct current (DC) microgrids attracting increased attention. ...
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