Eversource Takes Local Energy Concept to New Level with New Hampshire Microgrid Plan

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Eversource plans to develop an energy storage microgrid in New Hampshire that takes the local energy concept to a new level by pairing the microgrid with a bring-your-own-device program. The project also offers an example of a path for utilities to develop microgrids when state rules allow utility ownership of energy storage. Charlotte … [Read more...]

Should Government Create Incentives for Microgrids? Industry Leaders to Explore the Idea at Special Workshop

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Government support for microgrids is scant in the US -- an issue that industry leaders plan to tackle during a pre-conference workshop on microgrid policy leading up to Microgrid 2019. State and federal incentives heavily influence which energy technologies prosper. All major energy resources — from energy efficiency to fossil fuels — have … [Read more...]

Microgrid 2019 Sets Participation Record. HG Chissell Returns as Master of Ceremonies

Just six weeks away, this year's annual microgrid conference -- Microgrid 2019: Shaping the New Electric Grid -- has set a new record for company participation. Now in its fourth year, the gathering of industry thought leaders, has attracted unprecedented support, a waiting list of speakers and presenters and its greatest number of … [Read more...]

Microgrid 2019 Update: Applications Now Being Accepted for the Microgrid Financing Connection

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Project developers are in search of microgrid financing; financiers are in search of investment-grade projects. Microgrid 2019 offers a platform to bring the two together in year two of the Microgrid Financing Connection. Launched last year at Microgrid 2018 in Chicago, the popular match-making program is being continued for Microgrid 2019, … [Read more...]

Military Microgrids Featured at Microgrid 2019 in San Diego, May 14-16

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Microgrid 2019 will highlight the US armed forces’ growing use of military microgrids as a means to improve energy resilience, strengthen cybersecurity, and green its facilities. The largest consumer of energy in the world, the US military strongly influences development, price and adoption of electric technologies. Fortunately for the … [Read more...]

Finalists Named for Microgrid Greater Good Awards

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Twenty-four finalists are now in the running for the Microgrid Greater Good Awards for 2019. Listed below, the finalists are among more than 100 projects nominated from throughout the world. The final winners will be announced at Microgrid 2019: Shaping the New Electric Grid, May 14-16 in San Diego, Calif Three awards will be given: … [Read more...]

Last Day to Apply to Speak on Microgrid 2019’s Main Stage

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Microgrid Knowledge is now accepting applications for speakers, moderators and panelists to appear on the main stage at Microgrid 2019: Shaping the New Electric Grid. The Call for Speakers, posted on the Microgrid 2019 site, seeks executive level speakers with expertise in projects, policy, markets, financing and technology related to … [Read more...]

Last Day Today — Jan. 31 — to Receive $350 Discount for Microgrid 2019

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Time is quickly running out to save $350 with the Microgrid 2019 registration discount. January 31 is the last chance to sign up for the May 14-16 event at the early bird rate.   Excitement is heightening about this year’s conference and its planners anticipate a large audience, among them leading distributed energy companies, utilities and … [Read more...]

Do You Want to Present at Microgrid 2019? Deadline Approaching to Submit Your Idea

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Microgrid Knowledge is accepting ideas for presentations to be delivered at Microgrid 2019: Shaping the New Electric Grid, May 14-16 in San Diego. The proposals are due January 31 in what is expected to be a highly competitive application process -- last year's conference attracted three times more proposals than openings available. … [Read more...]

Nominations Due Jan. 7 for the “Microgrids for the Greater Good” Awards

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Nominations are due January 7 for the "Microgrids for the Greater Good" awards, which will be presented at Microgrid 2019. The competition seeks microgrids that offer a clear benefit to the broader society and demonstrate a replicable model. Applications will be considered for microgrids operating in any part of the world.  Anyone may … [Read more...]