Critical Facility Microgrids

In 2013, the New York State Legislature directed the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), the New York State Department of Public Service (DPS), and the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) to develop recommendations regarding the establishment of microgrids in New York State … [Read more...]

Energy Storage in Smart Microgrids

As discussion around development of a smart grid has steadily increased, so too has talk about smart microgrids. A critical ingredient for smart microgrids is energy storage. Energy storage can play a major role in facilitating use of renewable energy resources to power microgrids, while also protecting power stability and reliability within the … [Read more...]

Reciprocating Engine Generators and Microgrids: The Last Defense Against a Power Outage

Reciprocating engine generators are becoming increasingly important to help solve three contemporary energy problems.The first problem occurs in developed areas like North America, where electric reliability is crucial as the economy grows ever more Internet-based.The second problem can be found in remote regions of the world, where no … [Read more...]