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Microgrid Space Tech, Solar Prices & Energy Storage, More Microgrid News — January 11, 2017

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BBC lists SteamaCo’s electricity grids as top African product to watch in 2017…Bangladesh Emerges as a Hotbed for Solar Microgrids…New Jersey Moves Forward with First Ever Rail Microgrid Project & more microgrid news highlights January 5, 2017

LEONICS

Leonics specializes in stand alone photovoltaic (PV), distributed generation(DG) hybrid mini-Grid system equipment and design. The typical scale for our projects runs from 5kW to 5MW. Leonics has pioneered a unique system design using PV on the AC coupling for daytime loads and DC coupling for buffer and nighttime loads. Our systems have been implemented in Southeast Asia, India, and Africa, including four DG projects in Malaysia on the megawatt scale (MW_scale_Stand-alone_PV-DG_Hybrid_systems.pdf). Leonics […]

DISCOVER ENERGY

Discover Energy provides renewable energy solutions for a global marketplace. Headquartered in Vancouver Canada, Discover employs over 1000 people in three manufacturing facilities, thirteen factory warehouses and more than forty regional sales and distribution facilities. Discover has regional manufacturing and distribution centers servicing the USA, Canada, Mexico, Central America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. Our inventiveness and ingenuity is stimulated by the continuous demands our customers face competing in an ever more productive, […]

Alpha Energy

Alpha Energy, created as the answer to meeting the power needs of clients across all sectors, is the logical and natural extension of the Alpha Group’s collective technological and manufacturing expertise as a global power solutions leader. Recognized as an innovator in packaging hybrid energy technology into turnkey systems, Alpha Energy has earned a reputation for unparalleled performance in Total Power Solutions. With its comprehensive portfolio of successful microgrid installations in remote locations throughout […]

ABB Microgrid Solutions

The next evolution of the conventional grid is ABB’s microgrid solution, which can safely integrate the maximum possible renewable energy into small scale power networks, or microgrids. For the customer, this means the lowest long-term energy costs, grid stability, and the best outcome for the environment. Importantly, these solutions merge the best of power and automation technologies to create a more flexible and adaptable grid. Pioneers in microgrid technology ABB is a leading […]

Positive Prospects for Solar Microgrids in Australia

According to Alex Houlston in Australia’s Business Spectator, “The bright side of eliminating feed-in tariffs (and other support for renewable energy) is likely to be more demand for solar-powered micro-grids, where solar power and storage can viably be deployed at scale, without the need for government support.” He adds that microgrids in Australia on a community scale could be cost-effective before 2020 for the mass market. View article

Can Boulder own its own power? Lots happening in distributed generation today

As the distributed generation field expands, there is more news than this editor can handle in one day! Today’s #1 story relates to our home town of Boulder, Colorado, where the franchise agreement with Xcel Energy is coming to an end. This evergreen “woo woo” town is looking hard at options that would leave Xcel out of the picture. Boulder Can Own Its Power With Distributed Generation Bill Gates may be somewhat off […]

Microgrid community coming to California, Gargantuan Turbines, and Thin Films

First Micro-Grid, Distributed Energy Resource Community Coming to California As the first private commercial micro-grid project of its kind in California, the project, called 2500 R Street, will enable homeowners to achieve net zero energy efficiency at an unprecedented rate of affordability. At the same time, utilities will gain the ability to dispatch and control their renewable resources discretely or in aggregate; improving utility transmission and distribution, deferring capital asset investment, improving grid […]

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Microgrids in the News 03/28/2011

Distributed Energy: A Field in Flux Optimism is in the air as industry experts weigh in on their opinions of the state of the distributed-generation industry. Improvements in technology, a slowly reviving economy, and a greater spirit of partnership between public and private entities are granting distributed-generation projects a second look. A renewed interest on both the state (California, New York, Connecticut) and federal (Department of Energy) levels means tax incentives to build […]