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S&C Electric’s IPERC Wins Designation for Military Microgrid Controller

IPERC, a subsidiary of S&C Electric, has again won a significant Department of Defense (D0D) designation for its cybersecure military microgrid controller, this one at the Fort Carson Army Post in Colorado. Known as the DoD Authorization to Operate (ATO), the designation indicates that IPERC's GridMaster microgrid control system has … [Read more...]

IPERC to Install Cybersecure Microgrid at Fort Belvoir

The Department of Defense has selected IPERC (Intelligent Power & Energy Research Corporation) to design and install a multi-megawatt cybersecure microgrid at Fort Belvoir, VA. IPERC won the competitive selection as part of the military's FY16 Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) program. The program … [Read more...]

S&C Electric and IPERC Announce Merger

Two significant players in the microgrid industry, S&C Electric and IPERC (Intelligent Power & Energy Research Corporation) today announced that they will merge. Chicago-based S&C, a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems, is acquiring New York-based IPERC, an industry leader in cybersecure, intelligent … [Read more...]

Microgrids as Non-Wires Alternatives

S&C Electric's Erik Svanholm discusses the potential of microgrids as non-wires alternatives, which use distributed energy resources and microgrids to defer or replace the installation of more traditional ‘wires and poles’ infrastructure. Non-wires alternatives (NWAs) are any nontraditional investments that allow electric utilities to … [Read more...]

Go Electric Acquired by Subsidiary of Total

A subsidiary of global energy company Total has acquired Go Electric, marking the latest assimilation of a small US based microgrid company by a large energy player in the fast growing space. The company will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Saft, a multinational battery energy storage company owned by Total. Saft will acquire all … [Read more...]

Finalists Named for Microgrid Greater Good Awards

Twenty-four finalists are now in the running for the Microgrid Greater Good Awards for 2019. Listed below, the finalists are among more than 100 projects nominated from throughout the world. The final winners will be announced at Microgrid 2019: Shaping the New Electric Grid, May 14-16 in San Diego, Calif Three awards will be given: … [Read more...]

Who Attends Microgrid Knowledge Conferences?

Microgrid Knowledge conferences attract the thought leaders who are shaping and guiding microgrid growth and evolution worldwide. Held annually, our conferences are the industry's largest, with content designed for businesses, institutions and communities curious about how microgrids can benefit them. The conference also attracts microgrid … [Read more...]

Ameren Microgrid Becomes First to Receive Certification Under New v2 PEER Program

The Ameren microgrid — built in partnership with S&C Electric — has become the first microgrid to achieve certification under the Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal (PEER) updated v2 program. Ameren will be presented with its PEER certification fittingly on Tuesday afternoon at Microgrid 2018 in Chicago. The certification … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss the Chance to Tour Ameren’s Cybersecure Microgrid at Microgrid 2018

Cybersecurity is top of mind for the microgrid industry as it works to create the most resilient and secure energy system possible. With this in mind, Microgrid 2018 organizers are offering an opportunity to tour Ameren’s first-of-its-kind cybersecure microgrid at this years event — to be held in Chicago May 7-9. Register here to attend the … [Read more...]

Ameren Microgrid Tour

Ameren and S&C Electric invite Microgrid 2018 attendees to tour the Ameren Microgrid, a complex cybersecure microgrid, which is now live and operating adjacent to the University of Illinois in Champaign. This special tour will take place on Thursday, May 10, 2018. The Ameren microgrid can produce up to 1,475 kW to power residential and … [Read more...]