GI Energy Leader Explains Why it’s a Great Time to be in the Microgrid Industry

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Dave Yanni, chief development officer at GI Energy, tells Microgrid Knowledge editor Lisa Cohn why it's such an exciting time to be in the microgrid industry. Taking a break during Microgrid 2019, Yanni describes GI Energy's work and its efforts to build consensus for projects "early and often." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P92XDejlVxw GI … [Read more...]

Concord Engineering CEO Says Future Microgrid Market Depends on “Four Headed Dragon”

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Michael Fischette, CEO of Concord Engineering, says the industry needs to tackle a "four-headed dragon" to move the microgrid market forward. He also describes Microgrid 2019 as "crackling with excitement," in an interview at the event with Microgrid Knowledge Editor Lisa Cohn. Fischette leads Concord Engineering, a company founded in 1989 … [Read more...]

Future of Microgrids is ‘Bright’ as Costs Decline & Options Increase

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William Rambo, director of business development at POWER Engineers, offers his perspective on why the future of microgrids looks bright. Rambo describes his company's work undertaking complex projects and large-scale renewable integration. Watch his interview at Microgrid 2019 with Microgrid Knowledge's Ken Silverstein. Rambo helps lead one of … [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 Policy: What Really Needs to be Done?

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Navigant's Peter Asmus provides an overview of US microgrid policy and identifies what's most needed to drive microgrid adoption. Asmus will be presenting these ideas at a special Microgrid 2019 pre-conference workshop May 13. In 2011, Connecticut was the first state to pass a law authorizing microgrids to serve community resilience. A … [Read more...]

Should Government Create Incentives for Microgrids? Industry Leaders to Explore the Idea at Special Workshop

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Government support for microgrids is scant in the US -- an issue that industry leaders plan to tackle during a pre-conference workshop on microgrid policy leading up to Microgrid 2019. State and federal incentives heavily influence which energy technologies prosper. All major energy resources — from energy efficiency to fossil fuels — have … [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...]

Microgrid 2019 Update: Applications Now Being Accepted for the Microgrid Financing Connection

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Project developers are in search of microgrid financing; financiers are in search of investment-grade projects. Microgrid 2019 offers a platform to bring the two together in year two of the Microgrid Financing Connection. Launched last year at Microgrid 2018 in Chicago, the popular match-making program is being continued for Microgrid 2019, … [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...]

Last Day Today — Jan. 31 — to Receive $350 Discount for Microgrid 2019

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Time is quickly running out to save $350 with the Microgrid 2019 registration discount. January 31 is the last chance to sign up for the May 14-16 event at the early bird rate.   Excitement is heightening about this year’s conference and its planners anticipate a large audience, among them leading distributed energy companies, utilities and … [Read more...]