In this week’s Industry Perspectives, Scott Manson, of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, explains the steps behind connecting a microgrid to the grid. Connecting a microgrid to an electric power system (EPS) requires the microgrid and EPS owners to form a legal contract and a technical design that ensure the safe, reliable, and economic … [Read more...]
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Carbon emissions fell again in 2016 for the U.S. Northeast states that participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). Success? Yes -- but also a signal that it's time for stakeholders to consider the next step for RGGI. Jordan Stutt of the Acadia Center explains. Declining Emissions Signal Need for Reform In advance of expected … [Read more...]
Navigant's Peter Asmus explains why military microgrids may align with the Trump agenda. President Donald Trump’s preference for traditional energy fuels such as oil and natural gas—as well as large centralized coal plants—is clear. Yet, recent trends point to rapid growth in small, distributed energy resources (DER). These DER technologies … [Read more...]