ERCOT’s Tight Reserve Margin and Renewable Energy: What’s it All Mean for Texas Businesses?

Texas

It was a hot summer in Texas, even into autumn with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) September 5 and 6 urging customers to use less electricity. Given these events, and new renewable energy options, businesses in the state are — no doubt — thinking about their energy choices. Microgrid Knowledge will explore issues … [Read more...]

ACORE’s 2019 Renewable Energy Grid Forum

ACORE’s 2019 Renewable Energy Grid Forum will confront the business opportunities, policy and regulatory issues, and technology challenges associated with integrating high-penetration renewable electricity on the grid. Uniting dealmakers, policymakers, and systems experts, the forum will advance efforts for a modernized grid that values … [Read more...]

Microgrid 2020 to Explore Distributed Energy and World Electrification

Microgrid 2020

Microgrid Knowledge today announced the theme for Microgrid 2020: distributed energy and world electrification. To be held June 2-3 in Philadelphia, Pa, the conference will focus on the various ways electrification opens opportunities for microgrid development in both advanced and developing economies. "In advanced economies like the US, … [Read more...]

Exploring the Power of EPA Tier 4 Final Stationary Engines for On-Site Power Generation

Stationary Engines

There are many reasons why enterprises and organizations choose to install stationary engines at their facilities for on-site power. For example, they may use the generators for standby power, base-load power or built-in redundancy for critical assets. Stationary engines collectively have had an impact on air quality and public health. So … [Read more...]

Meet Virginia: September 17 Event to Boost the State’s Clean Energy Transition

Virginia clean energy summit

It’s not North Carolina. And it’s certainly not California. But Virginia is emerging as an increasingly good place for the clean energy industry. Exactly how — and what can be done to accelerate the transition — will be the topic of the Virginia Clean Energy Summit, September 17 in Richmond. The conference “is very much about having a wide … [Read more...]

What the Schneider/Autogrid Deal Signals about the Future of Microgrids

utility microgrids

Schneider Electric’s recent decision to take a stake in Autogrid hints at the future relationship between utilities and microgrids as data exchange grows in sophistication. A global energy leader in energy management and automation, Schneider is a strong player in both microgrids and the utility market. Autogrid, a California energy software … [Read more...]

Standardizing Microgrids to Boost Their Bankability

microgrid standardization

Even as the market grows, developers struggle to obtain microgrid financing. Why? What are the obstacles? And how can project developers overcome them? The Microgrid Knowledge white paper, “How to Get Your Microgrid Projects Financed,” explores these issues through interviews with prominent developers, financiers and other sources. Below is an … [Read more...]

How to Pitch Microgrid Projects to Financiers

Pitch Microgrid Projects

Even as the market grows, developers struggle to obtain microgrid financing. Why? What are the obstacles? And how can project developers overcome them? The Microgrid Knowledge white paper, “How to Get Your Microgrid Projects Financed,” explores these issues through interviews with prominent developers, financiers and other sources. Below is an … [Read more...]

Do You Have Breaking News for Microgrid 2019?

microgrid

Microgrid Knowledge plans to make a series of breaking news announcements from the stage of Microgrid 2019, May 14-16 in San Diego, California. We invite conference participants to submit their announcements for consideration no later than May 10 to Sarah@MicrogridKnowledge.com. Several conference participants already have informed us that … [Read more...]

Microgrid 2019 Sets Participation Record. HG Chissell Returns as Master of Ceremonies

Just six weeks away, this year's annual microgrid conference -- Microgrid 2019: Shaping the New Electric Grid -- has set a new record for company participation. Now in its fourth year, the gathering of industry thought leaders, has attracted unprecedented support, a waiting list of speakers and presenters and its greatest number of … [Read more...]