Remote Microgrids, Corruption, Celebrities and Other Quick Microgrid News

When it comes to electricity markets, small and remote is getting big. In fact, the worldwide value of remote microgrids and nanogrids is expected to grow from $10.9 billion in 2015 to $196.5 billion in 2024, according to a new report by Navigant Research. Navigant looked at the cumulative global value of assets and services related to … [Read more...]

Japan Budgets $21M for Microgrids: Report

Japan has budgeted $7 million per year for three years on microgrid demonstration projects, as part of a post-Fukushima effort to smarten the electric grid,  according to a report by GlobalData. As it boosts energy efficiency and renewables, the nation appears destined to become one of Asia-Pacific's top markets in smart grid development, says … [Read more...]