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

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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

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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

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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?

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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...]

Military Microgrids Featured at Microgrid 2019 in San Diego, May 14-16

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Microgrid 2019 will highlight the US armed forces’ growing use of military microgrids as a means to improve energy resilience, strengthen cybersecurity, and green its facilities. The largest consumer of energy in the world, the US military strongly influences development, price and adoption of electric technologies. Fortunately for the … [Read more...]

Finalists Named for Microgrid Greater Good Awards

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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...]

Energy-as-a-Service Microgrids in the Real World

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Energy leaders like Schneider Electric and Dynamic Energy Networks are partnering to make microgrids more feasible. This final selection from a new special report from Microgrid Knowledge and Schneider Electric offers real-world examples of energy-as-a-service microgrids. Two significant players in the microgrid space — Schneider Electric … [Read more...]

Last Day to Apply to Speak on Microgrid 2019’s Main Stage

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Microgrid Knowledge is now accepting applications for speakers, moderators and panelists to appear on the main stage at Microgrid 2019: Shaping the New Electric Grid. The Call for Speakers, posted on the Microgrid 2019 site, seeks executive level speakers with expertise in projects, policy, markets, financing and technology related to … [Read more...]

Understanding the Energy-as-a-Service Model for Microgrids

Almost 25 percent of microgrids today use the energy-as-a-service model, also known as EaaS. In this selection from a new special report from Microgrid Knowledge and Schneider Electric, we break down this new model that aims to make it easier to develop and operate microgrids. Although introduced only a few years ago, the energy-as-a-service … [Read more...]