The Affordable Microgrid: Securing Electric Reliability through Outsourcing

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The number of widespread power outages caused by the hurricanes of 2017 and nor’easters of early 2018 were the latest reminders of the fragile nature of the grid across North America. Microgrids are local power generation resources that may be coupled with storage and controllers supplying power to a facility when the grid is down or unstable. … [Read more...]

Best Microgrid Knowledge Stories of 2017

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We asked the Microgrid Knowledge staff to select the best microgrid stories of 2017, and cite events they believe had the most influence on the industry. Here’s what they had to say. Andrew Burger Favorite Story:   I'd say that "Hurricane Harvey Creates New Abnormal for the Electric Grid" is my favorite story this year given its timeliness, and … [Read more...]

Microgrid Knowledge Releases New Microgrid Cybersecurity Report

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Microgrid Knowledge today released a new special report on microgrid cybersecurity at Microgrid 2017, a gathering this week in Boston of more than 400 microgrid companies and customers. The report, “Why We Need Microgrid Cybersecurity: The Threat is Real,” explores the growing threat to grid security from cyber intrusions into commercial … [Read more...]