Why the Heck Are There No Microgrids in Washington, D.C.?

When military officials and energy companies gathered last week in Arlington, Virginia to promote microgrids, the fates conspired to make their work very easy. Just the day before, a power outage knocked out electricity to the White House, the Smithsonian, the Department of Energy, the Justice Department, the University of Maryland, parts of the … [Read more...]

Quick Microgrid News: Navigant, ABB, Samsung, Imergy, SunEdison, Burns, Clean Coalition, PSEG

In today's Quick Microgrid News, Navigant identifies the market for community resilience microgrids...ABB and Samsung strike a deal to develop microgrids...SunEdison places a big order with Imergy...The Burns Group microgrid project at Temple University wins an engineering award...The Clean Coalition wins a microgrid consultanting deal with … [Read more...]

African Solar Microgrid to Use Eaton Services and Equipment

Power management company Eaton has won a contract to help build an African solar microgrid in Annobon Province, an island off Equatorial Guinea in West Central Africa. The remote microgrid, which will use batteries for storage, is the largest self-sufficient solar microgrid project in Africa, according to Eaton. Eaton will provide  electrical … [Read more...]