There’s a Role for Renewable Fuels in Microgrids Today — and Increasingly in the Future

David Lewis, vice president of alternative fuels for Ameresco, shares insights on how renewable fuels can be one of a variety of solutions used to achieve decarbonization goals. We cannot deny the strain that extreme weather and climate events are placing on the electric grid — from Winter Storm Uri in Texas last winter and wildfires in … [Read more...]

Remote Microgrids: Flexible, Sustainable and a Key to Decarbonization

A new white paper from Generac explores how remote microgrids can make the overall energy system more flexible and resilient as well as a stepping stone toward decarbonization. The electric distribution and transmission system has  followed the same hub-and-spoke model for nearly 140 years. But as demand for energy grows around the world, … [Read more...]

How Microgrids Boost University Decarbonization Efforts

The latest article in our special report series explores how microgrids can jumpstart university decarbonization efforts. Read on for real world examples of college microgrids. Higher education has become a standard bearer for climate action. More than 400 colleges and universities have pledged to become carbon neutral between now and 2050 … [Read more...]