Search Results for: Microgrid 2021

Microgrid 2021: Greater Good Awards

In this video, learn about the the projects that were awarded Microgrid Knowledge Greater Good awards during the Microgrid 2021 conference. The three winning projects selected by a panel of independent judges for their ability to tell the story of how microgrids serve society. The top prize went to a containerized microgrid at the Ayillo II … [Read more...]

Microgrid California: Interactive Leadership Session

Keying in on discussions from the one-day Microgrid California educational forum, panelists and audience members discuss takeaways and questions from the event. Four microgrid industry leaders will reflect on the information presented during the Microgrid California event, as well as what they see going forward in the future. Audience members had … [Read more...]

Microgrids for Government, Communities and CCAs

When climate disasters strike, the public counts on a quick response from government. But power outages undercut vital government services, such as water treatment, public safety, and mass transit. That is why so many communities, cities and even the military are turning to microgrids. What can be done to speed the transition to and adoption of … [Read more...]

Microgrids for Education and Campuses

California’s higher education institutions are renowned worldwide. They also are leaders in microgrids. Hear from schools that now operate microgrids and those that are soon to join them. Learn what they’ve learned about the journey in this panel discussion on education and campus microgrids. The discussion is moderated by Ken Horne, Microgrid … [Read more...]

Microgrids for Agriculture and the Food Industry

California produces over 1/3 of US vegetables and 2/3 of its fruits and nuts. So anything that gets in the way of its ability to grow, harvest, produce and distribute food creates repercussions far beyond its borders — making reliable energy paramount for agriculture. This panel offers examples of successful microgrids used in the food industry and … [Read more...]

Microgrids & Government

In this panel discussion, Congressman Jimmy Panetta joins Cameron Brooks, executive director of Think Microgrid, and Peter Asmus, research director at Guidehouse, to discuss microgrid policy. They discuss Panetta's MICROGRID act, the recently passed infrastructure bill, the pending Build Back Better bill, and the general awareness and understanding … [Read more...]

Microgrid California: Welcome and Opening Remarks

In this kick off to Microgrid California, Kevin Normandeau, Elisa Wood, Ken Horne set the stage for the sold out 2021 education forum, held in Foster City, California. Kevin Normandeau, publisher of Microgrid Knowledge, shares the mission of Microgrid Knowledge and discusses the many benefits of being a member of the Microgrid Knowledge … [Read more...]

Microgrids for Businesses and Utilities

Concern about electric reliability has heightened for utilities and their business customers as wildfires escalate in California and public safety power shutoffs become the norm. In this panel discussion, industry experts and their customers discuss the microgrids for businesses and utilities, the innovations they are pursuing, the obstacles they … [Read more...]

Preventing Scope Gaps for Microgrid Developers

Given industry trends, it appears that there's a booming market ahead for those who are developing microgrids. But as the market grows and diversifies, microgrid developers are starting to face some growing pains. Customer needs are shifting, projects are becoming more complex, and new technologies are emerging that face a patchwork mix of rules … [Read more...]

Congressman Jimmy Panetta Delivers Microgrid California Keynote

In this video, you'll see Congressman Jimmy Panetta's keynote address at Microgrid California: Keeping the Power Flowing During Grid Disruption. A supporter of clean energy, Panetta represents California’s 20th Congressional District, which includes Monterey and San Benito counties, as well as other parts of the central coast. Panetta introduced a … [Read more...]