Cutting-Edge Microgrid Projects Still Popping up in the United States

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Peter Asmus, of Navigant Research, profiles two cutting-edge microgrid projects in the U.S.: NJ TransitGrid on the East Coast and the Salem Smart Power Center on the West Coast. The current edition of Navigant Research’s Microgrid Deployment Tracker gives credence to the idea that the Asia Pacific region may emerge as the market leader over the … [Read more...]

Niobrara Energy Park, “World’s Largest Planned Microgrid,” Seeks Buyer

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The much-watched 662-acre Niobrara Energy Park, which bills itself as the world's largest planned microgrid, is now shovel-ready and on the market. Cushman & Wakefield announced early Wednesday that it is acting as exclusive agent for the sale of the northern Colorado project, under development for five years by Colorado land and resouce … [Read more...]

Growing Microgrid Markets? An Energy Attorney’s View

Growing Microgrid Markets

Where and why are microgrid markets growing? Chad Marriott, an associate with Stoel Rives, Portland, who is an active member of the company's energy development team, says he's seeing interest first of all from industries with critical loads -- hospitals, for example. In addition, in the Pacific Northwest, certain types of energy-intensive … [Read more...]

Alstom: The New Grid Will be a Constellation of Community Microgrids

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We tend to describe microgrids as a way to keep the lights on when storms strike. But increasingly microgrids, especially community microgrids, are becoming central to a larger economic and sociological shift to local energy. The trend could be world-changing, but it certainly will be industry-changing, especially for a company like Alstom, … [Read more...]

Causam Energy to Partner with SDF on Secure Node for Critical Infrastructure Protection Network

Causam Energy plans to partner with SDF Development (SDF) to construct a dedicated, secure facility for providing network, interconnection, monitoring and storage to enable critical infrastructure protection (CIP) for the Northern Virginia electric energy market. SDF is an entity formed by Thomas Darden and John Mazzarino, the co-­founders and … [Read more...]