Navigant Research: Alaska Builds a Wind Microgrid Future

Peter Asmus, of Navigant Research,  recently traveled to Alaska to explore its wind microgrids. He explains why Alaska has a lot to show the rest of the world about creating resiliency. Alaska was in the midst of a heat wave when I arrived there in early March, with temperatures hovering around the freezing mark, and reaching 40 °F  the day I … [Read more...]

Revenue Up for Northern Power Systems as it Pushes into Microgrid Market

Northern Power Systems, a 40-year old wind turbine company, is finding a new market for its wares in the emerging microgrid and distributed energy industry. The Vermont-based company recently signed on as an industry partner with microgrid software company Homer Energy, which offers the program to help key clients and collaborators connect with … [Read more...]