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Ameren microgrid goes live as first in utility cybersecurity

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid News that the Ameren Microgrid, a complex cybersecure microgrid, is now live and operating adjacent to the University of Illinois in Champaign. Developed by Ameren Illinois, the 1.475 MW test project is being described by the utility and a … Continue reading

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Will America’s Steel City build the first grid of microgrids?

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge about the vision of Pittsburgh’s Mayor William Peduto to implement a complement of microgrids that could each independently provide power to a dedicated customer base by islanding—isolating themselves—from the public grid during grid failures, … Continue reading

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New Massachusetts microgrid program offers grants for microgrid feasibility studies

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that Massachusetts added a sweetener last week by making funds available for microgrid feasibility studies. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has issued a ‘request for expressions of interest’ seeking teams to develop community microgrids. … Continue reading

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Connecticut’s latest microgrid and fuel cell project goes live in Hartford

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that Connecticut, a state making its mark in both microgrid and fuel cell technology, today will put yet another microgrid into operation, this one in Hartford’s Parkville neighborhood. Constellation, Bloom Energy and the city plan … Continue reading

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NY Prize announces Stage 2 Microgrid Winners; sweetens the pot by $50M per finalist

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that in a much anticipated move, Gov. Andrew Cuomo today announced the microgrid winners for Stage 2 of the NY Prize, as well as significant new financial support for those who go on to win … Continue reading

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One day, two states: history making moves on distributed energy resources

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge about bold moves taken by New York and Massachusetts toward supporting the development of distributed energy resources (DER) It was a shot heard around the world – or two shots rather – when yesterday … Continue reading

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Massachusetts issues energy storage solicitation offering $10M

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that Massachusetts has released a much-awaited energy storage solicitation on Thursday offering up to $10 million for new projects. Issued by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Department of Energy Resources (DOER), … Continue reading

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Con Edison proposes new energy storage business model

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that Consolidated Edison wants to test out a new energy storage business model in a project planned with microgrid developer GI Energy at four customer sites. Con Edison is a member of the International … Continue reading

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Connecticut fuel cell microgrid CHP project reaches milestone

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that the town of Woodbridge, Connecticut marked a milestone this week for its 2.2 MW fuel cell microgrid project: the fuel cell component is now operating. The fuel cell was provided by Connecticut-based FuelCell … Continue reading

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REV is in the air. And the microgrid industry is feeling the love, mostly.

Sign up for IDEA’s Weekly Newsletter Elisa Wood writes in Microgrid Knowledge on a kickoff meeting for a new industry coalition focused specifically on the growth of microgrids and the need for government policy to address the interrelationship of microgrids … Continue reading

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