Microgrid 2018 Deadline: Hotel Discount Ends April 16

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The deadline is fast approaching to take advantage of a hotel discount for Microgrid 2018. The special conference rate ends April 16 -- or before that if the designated room block fills at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel. To be held May 7-9 in Chicago, the highly-anticipated event is expected to draw a capacity audience. The limited number … [Read more...]

Illinois’ Chief Energy Regulator Brien Sheahan to Deliver Microgrid 2018 Keynote

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Brien Sheahan, chairman and CEO of the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), will deliver the Microgrid 2018 keynote address, Tuesday, May 8 in Chicago. Sheahan is known for the promotion of innovation and forward-looking regulatory policy in a variety of different industries in Illinois and nationally. In addition to leading the Illinois … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Microgrid 2018: Discover the Experts Behind Chicago’s Spring Event

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You may have already read about Microgrid 2018 — to be held May 7-9 in Chicago — but are you familiar with the experts, organizers and decades of experience behind the event? The conference is hosted by Microgrid Knowledge, the largest microgrid news site on the web. The publication covers the latest news in the microgrid and distributed … [Read more...]

Details on the 14 Massachusetts Community Microgrid Projects that Won Funding

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Massachusetts named 14 community microgrid projects that will each receive grants of $75,000 for microgrid feasibility studies. Here are the project details provided by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, following the February 21 announcement. Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown Application Team: Partners HealthCare, Thompson … [Read more...]

New Microgrid Markets & Opportunities to be Highlighted at Upcoming Microgrid 2018

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What’s the word in the microgrid industry? New markets — and lots of them. And this is top of mind for Microgrid 2018 organizers. That’s why the largest of these up-and-coming microgrid markets will be highlighted in detail for attendees of the event in Chicago, May 7-9. A confluence of drivers are coming together to push emerging microgrid … [Read more...]

Have You Seen These Microgrids? Here’s Your Chance at Microgrid 2018

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One of the many reasons to attend the Microgrid 2018 conference (Chicago, May 7-9) is the opportunity to tour working and developing microgrids. Space is limited so register now to secure a first-hand look at: Chicago's Shedd Aquarium microgrid in development The Illinois Institute of Technology's working microgrid S&C … [Read more...]

Don’t Wait to Register for Microgrid 2018 — Spots Expected to Fill Fast

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Filling up agenda spots at Microgrid 2018 certainly won’t be hard. But narrowing down the number of quality speaking proposals for the event just might be. Enthusiasm is high for Microgrid 2018 — to be held May 7-9 in Chicago. In fact, the event received three times the number of proposals needed to fill its schedule as the call-for-speakers … [Read more...]

How Community Microgrids Have the Power to Change Civilization

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Jayant Kumar, global digital grids program director at GE Grid Solutions, discusses how community microgrids can change civilization, and why every city planner should keep them top of mind. Elisa Wood, chief editor of Microgrid Knowledge, interviewed Kumar at Microgrid 2017 in Boston. In terms of who the industry needs to be educating on the … [Read more...]

Today is the Last Day to Register for Microgrid 2018 at a Discount

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If you plan to attend Microgrid 2018, please be aware of an important upcoming registration deadline. Jan. 31 is the last day to take advantage of the early bird price for the May 7-9 conference in Chicago. That means if you register for the conference now, you can save up to $200 per person. We are also accepting speaker proposals through … [Read more...]