Why Microgrids? It’s All in the Name

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When Steve Jobs released the first iPhone ten years ago, Bloomberg predicated only "a few gadget freaks” would find it appealing. Bloomberg wasn’t alone. Many other reputable analysts failed to foresee the iPhone’s appeal and how this small device would redefine markets. Who knew a little box could do so much – be a phone, but also a banking … [Read more...]

Commonwealth Edison CEO Anne Pramaggiore to Keynote Microgrid 2017

Microgrid 2017

Anne Pramaggiore, president and CEO of Commonwealth Edison, will present the luncheon keynote at Microgrid 2017 on Tuesday, November 7 in Boston. A recognized industry leader and voice for innovation, Pramaggiore will share insights on the evolution of the electric utility industry and the emergence of new technologies, including the role of … [Read more...]

Microgrid 2017 Continues to Grow, Secures Top Tier Speakers

Microgrid 2017

Microgrid 2017 continues to grow with 60 panelists and speakers, in-depth workshops, on-stage interviews, lively discussions and extensive networking opportunities planned for the Nov. 6-8 event. "We will leverage our Boston location to showcase multiple mission-critical microgrids providing services to world-class companies and institutions … [Read more...]

More than 60 Speakers to Present at Microgrid 2017. Agenda Now Live

With more than 60 leaders and experts featured, Microgrid 2017 is expected to be one of the most comprehensive, content-rich gatherings yet held for the microgrid industry. A detailed preliminary agenda is now available for the Nov. 6-8 conference, which will be held at the Boston Park Plaza. “Still six months out from the event, we’ve … [Read more...]

4th Microgrid Global Innovation Forum in Washington, D.C. May 16-17

Microgrid Global Innovation Forum

The 4th Microgrid Global Innovation Forum in Washington, D.C. will examine latest advances and lessons learned in North America deployments May 16-17, 2017  The microgrid market opportunity in the U.S. is projected to double from $836 million in 2016 to $1.66 billion in 2020, according to  GTM Research.* The drivers behind this include the need … [Read more...]

Asian Utility Week to Highlight Growing Microgrid Market Opportunities

Asian Utility Week

The microgrid market is exploding in the Asia-Pacific region as countries including Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines try to increase power reliability. This trend will be highlighted at the upcoming Asian Utility Week large-scale expo, scheduled for May 24-25 at the Impact Arena, Exhibition and Convention Center in Bangkok. Asian … [Read more...]

Creating a Smart City? Do this First

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Creating a smart city without first building a smart grid is a recipe for trouble. Power outages and an automated society are not friends. Unfortunately, this basic fact gets obscured by the shiny objects smart cities promise: electric vehicles that find their own parking spaces, intelligent streetlights that double as safety patrols, … [Read more...]

Microgrid 2017 Registration Opens with Early Bird Special

Registration is now open for Microgrid 2017, the defining microgrid conference of the year, sponsored by the powerhouse team of Microgrid Knowledge, the International District Energy Association and the Microgrid Resources Coalition. To be held in Boston Nov. 6-8, the conference promises to be the one event that brings together the most noted … [Read more...]

ABB Customer World Explores Microgrids and Other Technology Reshaping the Power Grid

ABB customer world

ABB Customer World 2017, March 13-16, in Houston, Texas, will explore how today’s energy revolution is reshaping the power grid of tomorrow with microgrids and other cutting edge technologies. The free event offers insights, practical knowledge and connections with industry leaders to help participants: Develop a business case for … [Read more...]

Microgrid Knowledge, IDEA and MRC Announce Microgrid Conference 2017

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Microgrid Knowledge, the International District Energy Association and the Microgrid Resources Coalition are joining forces to present Microgrid 2017. This event is expected to be the defining microgrid conference and exhibition of 2017, a gathering in Boston of major national and international players Nov. 6-8, 2017. The event follows up … [Read more...]