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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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New York unveils new way to price Distributed Energy Resources

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that New York energy advisors have unveiled a new, more granular way to price distributed energy resources and transition away from net metering, in a proposal released yesterday. The report, issued by the Department … Continue reading

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Microgrid Knowledge, IDEA and MRC Announce Microgrid Conference 2017

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge, the International District Energy Association and the Microgrid Resources Coalition are joining forces to present what is expected to be the defining microgrid conference and exhibition of 2017, a gathering in Boston of major … Continue reading

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GSA issues RFI for microgrid to upgrade Washington, D.C. energy backbone

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that the U.S. government will consider installing a microgrid as part of a massive energy upgrade planned for a large block of buildings in Washington, D.C. The U.S. General Services Administration issued a request … Continue reading

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US microgrid market growing faster than previously thought

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that the US microgrid market is growing faster than expected, fueled by a rise in new ownership configurations, based on a report released today by GTM Research. GTM now forecasts that US microgrid capacity … Continue reading

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