General Electric and National Instruments Work on USAID Microgrid and Solar Projects

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General Electric (GE) and National Instruments (NI) are working on USAID microgrid and solar projects in Africa and India as part of a larger $10 million research initiative on a range of topics where gaps in scientiific knowledge exist. The microgrid and solar projects are among 49 research initiatives through U.S. Aid’s Global Development Lab. … [Read more...]

GE Positions to Scale Up in the Microgrid Market

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General Electric yesterday signaled that it is about to become more visible and aggressive in the increasingly competitive microgrid market. “The technology is ready, and we are now ready to scale up,” said Herve Amosse, GE’s general manager for grid automation, siting an increasingly viable business case for microgrids as renewable energy costs … [Read more...]

Ontario Microgrids & Smart Energy Get $24M Funding Boost

Ontario continues to show itself as smart energy leader, this time by channeling $23.7 million into 17 projects that promote microgrids, energy storage and other efficient and reliable electric technologies. The province has gained an international reputation in recent years for its aggressive clean energy moves. Among other things, it has … [Read more...]

Microgrid Projects Underground, Overseas and on the Coast

Recent news about microgrid projects, funding and awards.... Bury your microgrid? New York has awarded $3.3 million for research into microgrids and other electric resiliency projects, among them an underground microgrid. The underground microgrid will be at Clarkson University in Potsdam. The state awarded $381,000 for its design, being … [Read more...]