Microgrid Knowledge Guide to Gas Turbine Microgrids

gas turbine microgrid

Movement is a foot worldwide to bring new intelligence to conventional or ‘dumb’ generation. The gas turbine microgrid is central to this smartening of power generation. The term dumb generation describes the kind of conventional power plants, wind turbines or solar panels that have been used for decades. They produce megawatts, but do nothing … [Read more...]

The Supercharged Building

As we’ve improved human shelters from caves to condos, we have engineered increasingly complex supercharged building systems to maintain our comfort. Modern central heating and cooling systems give us the freedom to live and work almost anywhere and be spared exposure to weather. This is, of course, a good thing. But humankind pays a price for … [Read more...]

The Energy Efficient Microgrid What Combined Heat & Power and District Energy Bring to the Microgrid Revolution

A kind of collective ‘ah ha’ is driving North America toward a more distributed grid, what some call local energy. Businesses, industrial facilities, institutions and cities are realizing the value of taking control over their energy efficient supply. Local energy promises lower costs, more reliable electric supply, storm resiliency, reduced … [Read more...]

Community Microgrids: A Guide City Leaders Seeking Clean, Reliable and Locally Controlled Energy

community microgrids

Community microgrids are central pillars of today’s local energy revolution. Being developed in municipalities large and small, they are a key feature of the new clean and efficient electrical infrastructure that is beginning to transform America’s energy grid into a less centralized and more democratized entity. Mayors and city leaders are … [Read more...]

The Energy Efficient CHP Microgrid

CHP Microgrid

This Special Report from Microgrid Knowledge paints a picture of the emerging microgrid-driven world. It also explains topics like district energy and combined heat and power (CHP). You'll learn how a CHP microgrid improves the economics and energy efficiency of a microgrid. Local energy promises lower costs, more reliable electric supply, storm … [Read more...]

Microgrid Knowledge Special Report on Microgrid Financing

Finances for Microgrids

The microgrid industry is expected to see rapid growth in the coming decade. Some describe it as the next market iteration of solar. While many catalysts will drive industry growth, analysts point to microgrid financing as a primary factor. The turning point for the solar industry came when it formulated financing models — such as solar power … [Read more...]