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Navigant Research is Bullish on Utility-Scale Storage Market

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Over the last seven years, the utility-scale storage market has gotten revved up. That’s because the technology risks and the cost associated with those devices have fallen dramatically, all compounded by an increasing number of developers that are participating in the market. The end result is that solar-plus-storage is competing head on … [Read more...]

U.S. Continues to Lead Global Microgrid Market: Navigant Research

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The United States continues to lead the global microgrid market, according to the fourth quarter 2015 Microgrid Deployment Tracker released by Navigant Research. In all, the research firm identified 1,437 microgrids worldwide, totaling 13 GW in 100 countries. Of that, the U.S. leads the microgrid market with 673 projects or 4,800 MW, … [Read more...]

Navigant Research: Alaska Builds a Wind Microgrid Future

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Peter Asmus, of Navigant Research,  recently traveled to Alaska to explore its wind microgrids. He explains why Alaska has a lot to show the rest of the world about creating resiliency. Alaska was in the midst of a heat wave when I arrived there in early March, with temperatures hovering around the freezing mark, and reaching 40 °F  the day I … [Read more...]

Asia Pacific Microgrid Investments to Total $30.8B from 2014-2023: Navigant Research

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Asia Pacific microgrid investments will total  $30.8 billion from 2014 to 2023, as demand for electrification and renewables grows in the region, according to a second quarter 2014 study by Navigant Research. The report,  “Microgrids in Asia Pacific,” forecasts microgrid capacity growing from 37 MW in 2013 to 597.3 MW in 2023, when annual market … [Read more...]

Asia Pacific Microgrid Investments to Total $30.8B from 2014-2023: Navigant Research

Asia Pacific microgrid investments will total  $30.8 billion from 2014 to 2023, as demand for electrification and renewables grows in the region, according to a second quarter 2014 study by Navigant Research. The report,  "Microgrids in Asia Pacific," forecasts microgrid capacity growing from 37 MW in 2013 to 597.3 MW in 2023, when annual market … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency MicroNews: Navigant Research, Philips, Eaton, Greensmith

This week in energy efficiency news… Eaton launched its Intelligent Mobile Power Distribution System, a microgrid management solution engineered to enhance the efficiency, reliability and safety of military forward operating bases. The new system can transform independently operating generators into a demand-managed microgid. This can reduce … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency MicroNews: Royal Philips, OSRAM SYLVANIA, EnerNOC, TRC Companies, The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission, Walgreens, Navigant Research

 This week in energy efficiency news…   Royal Philips introduced a new instant fit LED replacement tube that it says reduces the cost for facility managers replacing fluorescent tube lighting with energy efficient LED technology. LED tube lamps save up to 50 percent less energy compared with linear fluorescent tube lighting and require less … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency MicroNews: Navigant Research, Opower, Tecogen, USGBC, ASHRAE, Kiva.org

Shipments of advanced sensors for smart buildings will grow from 1.8 million units in 2013 to 28.4 million by 2020, according to a new report from Navigant Research. Efforts to make buildings smarter and more energy efficient have given rise to a new class of advanced sensors, allowing building systems to better anticipate and respond to changing … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency MicroNews: Conservation Services Group, EnergySavvy, Space-Time Insight, SMUD, ForceField Energy, NYSERDA, EFC, Navigant Research, ASHRAE

This week in energy efficiency news… Conservation Services Group and EnergySavvy have collaborated on a new program management portal, designed to enhance communication among homeowners, contractors and managers of the  Home Performance with Energy Star program at the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. The New York Home … [Read more...]

Navigant: Microgrids and Virtual Power Plants Will Come to Rely Upon Electric Vehicles as a Source Power

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When Navigant Research examined nine California microgrids that have a total of 21 MW of generating capacity, it found that the biggest value propositions were renewable energy integration, resiliency and bill savings. But it also found emerging benefits from incorporating charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. “The point is that … [Read more...]