The Importance of Heat in the Energy Efficient Microgrid

The following is an excerpt from new our report, The Energy Efficient Microgrid.It can be difficult for microgrids to compete on cost alone if they provide only electricity.  However, when combined heat and power (CHP) is added to the equation, microgrids become more competitive based on economics alone.Why? Most power generation … [Read more...]

New Report Now Available on the Energy Efficient Microgrid

Here we introduce, The Energy Efficient Microgrid: What Combined Heat & Power and District Energy Bring to the Microgrid Revolution, the latest in our Think Microgrid series. A kind of collective ‘ah ha’ is driving North America toward a more distributed grid, what some call local energy. Businesses, industrial facilities, institutions and … [Read more...]