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Enphase launches microgrid-forming microinverter line

The IQ8 solar microinverters are capable of forming a microgrid during a power outage using only sunlight, providing backup power without a battery. The systems also allow any size Enphase battery to be paired with a solar system.

Hurricane-resistant solar and energy storage microgrid to be built in Puerto Rico

The Enel X-constructed microgrid will power project partner Eaton’s manufacturing operations.

Sunrise brief: Sempra and NREL agree to advance net-zero energy systems

Also on the rise: NB Power adds more solar in the Canadian Maritimes, Leyline Renewable finances solar in Washington, D.C., big cuts reported in CO2 emissions from power production, and Schlumberger and Panasonic partner on a novel lithium extraction process.

PG&E deploys microgrid to protect high fire-threat area

Remote grid provides enhanced reliability, lower risk profile, and lower total cost when compared to existing distribution lines


Microgrid advocacy group restructures as a nonprofit

The group advocates for microgrids, calling them a vital part of a healthy energy infrastructure.

Sunrise brief: Michigan aims to power state buildings with renewables and solar by 2025

Also on the rise: Ozop Energy is supplying equipment for a Maryland microgrid, Georgia Power hits a milestone at its zero-carbon nuclear-build site, and Powin unveils a high-voltage battery.


Sunrise brief: GOP bill aims to ban federal funds to buy solar equipment made in China

Also on the rise: Concentric Power builds a microgrid, research pegs smoke’s impact on 2020 solar output, SolRiver buys a Carolinas development portfolio, jobs growth could signal good times for solar installations, and Plug Power plans another green hydrogen plant.

A remote village on Puerto Rico gains a solar-based microgrid

After Hurricane Maria struck, the village of Castañer was without electricity for six months. Now, a solar and battery storage microgrid will support businesses that offer essential goods and services.

Sunrise brief: California approves electric microgrid program for vulnerable communities

Also on the rise: Hydro-Québec will work to commercialize hydrogen technology, San Antonio’s electric utility gets a financial safety net, and Silicon Ranch wraps up a 200 MW solar portfolio in Georgia.

Sunrise brief: Veolia NA moves to design stage on a novel solar-based microgrid

Also on the rise: Black & Veatch will study the feasibility of a green hydrogen plant powered by 3.4 GW of renewables, and PPL Corp. buys a utility from National Grid.

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