From the cacophony of on-site energy supply and demand, new control systems and hardware solutions conduct a beautiful symphony in advanced microgrids

John Stark, marcom and product manager at Russelectric, discusses how advanced microgrid controls guide a symphony of advanced microgrids, just like a conductor guides an orchestra. When Russelectric, a Siemens business, first started working on the graphic seen below to help customers understand how advanced microgrid controls can empower … [Read more...]

Microgrid all-stars: energy storage and controls

Alexander Darovskikh of Rolls-Royce Solutions America explores why energy storage and controls are the all-stars of the microgrid game. Energy storage is the hot topic of the energy industry. Despite our many technological advancements, the storage of and distribution of electricity is something that we have only recently started to do. With … [Read more...]

Symposium on Microgrid Controllers Oct. 1 in Boston

Dan Ton, of the U.S. Department of Energy, will be the keynote speaker at the Microgrid Controller Symposium on Oct. 1, 2015 at District Hall in Boston, Mass. Ton is the program manager in the DOE's Power Systems Engineering Research and Development Office, Electricity Delivery and Reliability (DOE OE). The event is sponsored by the … [Read more...]