Microgrid-enabling Technologies Market May Reach $155 Billion in Less than a Decade

As demand for microgrids grows, so does the need for microgrid-enabling technologies -- the various systems and components that let the microgrid generate power and store it, supply customers, and connect and disconnect from the grid. These technologies include diesel generators, natural gas generators, fuel cells, solar PV, distributed wind, … [Read more...]

Schneider Electric and FuelCell Energy Win in Connecticut Microgrid RFP

Connecticut microgrid

Projects planned by Schneider Electric and FuelCell Energy were among winners of $5.1 million in grants from the second Connecticut microgrid request for proposals. The winning pilot projects are in the cities of Milford and Bridgeport, according to an October 8 announcement by Governor Dannel Malloy. Millford will receive $2.9 mllion and … [Read more...]

Microgrid Institute Team to Design Suburban Maryland Microgrids

A team led by Burr Energy (doing business as Microgrid Institute) will design, simulate, and test control systems for two suburban Maryland microgrids under a $1.2 million federal grant. The Microgrid Institute team expects to receive the funds over two years beginning in late 2014 for a microgrid in Olney, part of Montgomery County, and Ritchie … [Read more...]

Microgrid Knowledge Publisher to Moderate Panel at NextGen Microgrid Event Sept. 11

Kevin Normandeau, group publisher of Energy Efficiency Markets and Microgrid Knowledge, will moderate a panel "Controllers: Selecting the Right Technology to Control your Own Grid," on September 11 at the NextGen Microgrid conference in Chicago, Ill., Panel participants will include Schneider Electric, Green Energy Corp, and S&C Electric, … [Read more...]