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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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DCO Energy to develop state-of-the-art microgrid system at Montclair State University

Mays Landing, NJ – March 28, 2017 – DCO Energy and Montclair State University are pleased to announce that they are expanding their existing partnership to create and develop a state-of-the-art “microgrid” on the institution’s campus. DCO Energy is a … Continue reading

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NY Medical Campus gets $1 million to study creation of microgrid

David Robinson reports in the The Buffalo News that a plan to create a more self-contained power grid on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus that would enable it to better maintain operations during blackouts moved forward Thursday when the state … Continue reading

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How Beecher, Ill., plans to end power outages

Kevin Ebi reports for Smart Cities Council North America that disruptive power outages could soon become a thing of the past for residents of the small community of Beecher, Illinois. “Resiliency is always one of the top goals for any … Continue reading

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Gas turbine microgrids on two continents: mirror images of reliability

Peter Maloney reports in Microgrid Knowledge that microgrids with gas turbines as prime movers in Alaska and Australia offer mirror images of microgrid capabilities, as explained in this excerpt from Gas Turbine Microgrids: Reliability and Sustainability through Intelligence. One of the … Continue reading

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Anbaric and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Fund to build $2B in microgrids and transmission

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that Anbaric, a developer of microgrids and transmission projects, has formed a joint venture with the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to construct $2 billion in energy infrastructure in North America. Anbaric is a member of … Continue reading

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Pushing for scalability, utilities look to new hybrid models for microgrid deployment

Herman K. Trabish reports in Utility DIVE that utilities are searching for standardized microgrid models that allow both end users and the wider grid to benefit. Microgrids are a hot topic in the power sector, but for years utilities have … Continue reading

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North Carolina island rolls out microgrid

Rich Dana reports in the Solar Tribune that Ocracoke—a popular tourist destination in the Outer Banks of North Carolina— is addressing weather-related power outages with a state-of-the-art battery-based microgrid. According to David Mickey reporting in the Ocracoke Observer,  a cooperative … Continue reading

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The Defining Microgrid Event of 2017

Mark your calendar for the powerhouse microgrid event of the year: Microgrid 2017 Conference & Exhibition, which will be held in Boston, MA, Nov. 6-8, 2017. Hosted jointly by Microgrid Knowledge, the Microgrid Resources Coalition (MRC) and the International District Energy … Continue reading

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Danfoss and PSU form partnership

Danfoss and the Pennsylvania State University at Philadelphia are partnering to advance sustainable buildings and low-carbon communities. A major grant from Danfoss will support internship program and launch the “Engineering Tomorrow’s Cities” initiative. Both Danfoss and Penn State University are … Continue reading

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