How DERMS and Smart Inverters Safely Bring Distributed Resources to the Grid

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Distributed energy management systems (DERMS) and smart inverters can together help efficiently and safely bring distributed energy onto the grid, as described in the fourth part of a Microgrid Knowledge Special Report series on DERMS and virtual power plants.  As use of renewable energy grows, grid management becomes more complex for … [Read more...]

Striving Toward 100% Renewable Microgrids: NREL

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If you're interested in following the latest research into microgrids -- especially 100 percent renewable microgrids -- keep an eye on the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Col., which has a research microgrid. Among the microgrids under study are microgrids on islands, microgrids on military bases, and microgrids that are part of … [Read more...]