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sonnen to build microgrids in Puerto Rico

The company has already begun shipping energy storage systems to Puerto Rico, and hopes to have the first microgrids up and running in a month’s time.


U.S. mayors plan funding for distributed energy, smart grids and more

The nation’s mayors are pushing for policies that will preserve existing federal programs and expand support for grid modernization and clean energy.

Report shows grid modernization following renewable energy mandates, DG solar

NCCETC’s latest 50 States of Grid Modernization report shows that the states with the most aggressive renewable energy mandates are also leading on grid modernization – as are many of the states with the highest penetrations of distributed solar.

New York public housing solar + storage microgrid project complete

The project at the Marcus Garvey Apartments is the first deployment of lithium-ion batteries at a multifamily residential building in New York City.

Air Force working on 1-hour microgrid installation

As is often the case, the military is leading the way in energy innovation, creating a self-contained power source designed to be deployed

New York invests $11 million to fund community microgrids

Winners in State 2 of the NY Prize Community Microgrid competiition will receive $1 million through the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority to engineer and develop plans for microgrids to bring local clean energy generation and backup power to their communities.

EnSync acquires DCfusion for microgrids, ancillary markets

Distributed energy resource (DER) system provider EnSync Energy Systems will acquire DCfusion, a DC system consulting and engineering company, with plans to create another subsidiary for the former.

Schneider, Duke supply microgrids to Maryland government

Schneider Electric and Duke Energy Renewables announced an agreement to develop two microgrids to serve the Montgomery County, Maryland, Public Safety Headquarters and Correctional Facility under the microgrid as service financing model.

ABB to provide microgrid solution to Alaska community

The Swiss technology company will provide a microgrid combining battery and flywheel storage technologies to improve energy stability for around 300,000 people near Anchorage, Alaska.

U.S. microgrid market headed to 50 GW in 2025

The U.S. market for microgrids will grow from a near zero installation level in 2012 to 50 GW by 2025 and a value of $500 billion by 2030, according to Andy Skumanich, a principal at SolarVision Consulting.

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