Military Interest in Microgrids Fuels $4 Billion Industry

The world microgrid market reached $4 billion last year with North America claiming 74% of 2010’s total industry share, finds market research publisher SBI Energy. Fueled by rapidly growing solar, renewable energy and smart grid markets, the microgrid has become a viable solution to supply energy to local communities. SBI Energy’s latest market study, The World Market for Microgrids, has identified a unique opportunity for marketers at U.S. military bases seeking reliable and secure energy. More

Viridity Energy Developing Unique Program Using Energy Storage to Optimize Wind Energy at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals
Viridity Energy, a smart grid technology company leading the next generation of distributed energy resource management, today announced a partnership with two Philadelphia hospitals to develop and implement a project aimed at maximizing the economic and environmental value of their energy resources. More