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Combined Heat and Power is the Dominant Microgrid Technology…For Now

Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge Summary Combined heat and power (CHP) is the dominant form of microgrid technology now, but solar energy threatens to usurp its position by 2026. That’s the word from Navigant Research in its new report, “ Microgrid Enabling Technologies Market Overview ". The...


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New solar power fee draws heat on Beacon Hill

Jon Chesto, Boston Globe DAVID L. RYAN/GLOBE STAFF/FILE 2017 At a State House hearing Tuesday, the co-chairs of the energy committee raised concerns about Eversource’s new charge for homeowners who use solar power. Summary The state Legislature gives, but it can also take away. ...


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Advanced Energy Supply Strategies for Resilient Applications - Power Storage, Solar Turbines

Summary This presentation shares how adding battery storage can improve system efficiency and resiliency. Speaker Daniel Fingelton, Solar Turbines #Presentation #Military #Symposium #2017 #SolarPV #BatteryStorage #Resiliency #EnergyEfficiency #Optimization #Infrastructure

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Seoul-ar City: South Korean capital investing US$1.5bn for 1GW of PV

Amanda Lennon, PVTech Rooftop solar in Xiamen. Summary South Korean capital Seoul plans to invest US$1.55 billion in a solar plan which aims to install 1GW of PV generation capacity by 2022, according to local sources. “Solar City Seoul” will involve the undertaking of seven initiatives...


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Blue Lake Rancheria Microgrid: Challenges and successes in designing, building, and operating a remote community microgrid

Summary The Blue Lake Rancheria Microgrid sets a new standard for remote community energy projects. Nestled in the rolling forests of Northern California, Blue Lake Rancheria is in the heart of PG&E’s outage-prone service territory. With goals including support for 7 days islanded...

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Education Uninterrupted: Creating Campus Microgrids for Schools and Universities

Summary Many municipalities, universities, schools, and hospitals already integrate solar into their energy portfolio. Increasingly, they are adding energy storage to the mix to further reduce monthly energy expenses. Advanced multiport power converters now offer grid-forming capabilities,...

2B.1_Merritt.pdf


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Germany Set for Microgrid Renewables Future

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary LO3 Energy is to activate German neighborhoods with a new approach to the way renewable energy is bought and sold by testing the German market with two local partners, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in cooperation with local energy...


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Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) East Campus Operations Center

Speakers Jim Bererton, Integral Group #AnnualConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #Sacramento #California #DistrictEnergyinCities #IntegralGroup #NetZero #RenewableEnergy #Geothermal #SolarPV #SolarThermal

4B.1_Bererton.pdf


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Slovenia launches tender for large-scale solar, renewables and co-generation

Emiliano Bellini, PV-Magazine Summary Slovenia has installed around 10 MW of new PV systems in 2016. Flickr: Luigi Rosa The Slovenian Energy Agency (Agencija za energijo) has issued a public invitation for new power generation capacity from renewable energy sources and high...


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Sustainability on Campus: Case Studies at Bowdoin College, Colby College, Williams College and UMass Amherst

Summary This interactive jeopardy style presentation will discuss a variety of sustainability-related projects with higher-education institutions. Case studies will include: carbon management with Bowdoin College and Colby College; successful implementation of both onsite and remote solar PV at...

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