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...]

Asia-Pacific Microgrid Market Poised for Exponential Growth: Frost & Sullivan

The Asia-Pacific microgrid market is poised for “exponential growth,” a 38.3 percent rise from $84.2 million in 2013 to $814.3 million in 2020, according to a new Frost & Sullivan report. Test pilots are underway in most countries – largely to secure resilient supply. Japan leads the pack, according to the report, “Analysis of the … [Read more...]