Diesel Power Generation: Facts About The Fuel Of The Future

It’s no secret that many commercial and governmental entities are looking for new energy solutions, specifically for emergency standby power. There are many new types of power generation that offer sustainability benefits as well as dependability and efficiency, but your best bet may be found in a more traditional source.

Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Microgrids

“Alexa, reduce my energy costs!” With as fast as technology has progressed over the last decade, and with the promise of self-driving cars on the horizon and the electrification of everything, it’s only natural to question when this is all going to filter into our everyday, energy consuming lives. In this device-driven age, shouldn’t we…

Think Microgrid to advance state and federal policy

Industry Leaders Launch Group to Create a Coordinated Industry Voice for Microgrids in the U.S.“Think Microgrid” to advance state and federal policy, and serve as a resource to policymakers Today, more than a dozen companies leading the way to improve electric reliability with microgrids formed a new coalition to represent the industry at the state…

Georgia Power and PowerSecure develop smart fleet electrification solution

Georgia Power and PowerSecure have announced a custom-designed fleet electrification solution for the Chatham Area Transit Authority (CAT), which serves the greater Savannah, Georgia area. In May 2020, CAT was awarded a $1.87 million grant from the Federal Transportation Authority (FTA). The grant included six electric bus charging stations, as well as infrastructure upgrades to…

Before, During & After the Storm: Quantifying Resiliency and Reliability

Today, PowerSecure, Inc, a Southern Company subsidiary, announced that its microgrid solutions achieved a 99.5% uptime rate across all natural event-related outages in 2020. Through its analysis of system data, the company found that 566 PowerSecure systems across 283 unique customer sites in 19 states successfully provided power in island mode while customers were impacted…

Microgrid Knowledge Webinar Series

In this webinar Microgrid Knowledge, PowerSecure, Miratech, and Volvo Penta will discuss debunking the myths of cost, complexity, and cleanliness of diesel technology.

RTCC’s Susan Sanford: Cleantech is solving global energy, environmental challenges

Susan Sanford Editor’s note: Susan Sanford, Executive Director of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster, an initiative of business, government, academic and nonprofit leaders focused on accelerating the growth of the Research Triangle Region’s cleantech economy. RALEIGH — The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster (RTCC) recently hosted the first-ever Clean Tech Innovation Awards at the organization’s annual meeting of…

How a Residential Microgrid Can Earn Its Keep Beyond the Neighborhood

Small microgrids don’t need to include large buildings to provide value. How a Residential Microgrid Can Earn Its Keep Beyond the Neighborhood For the burgeoning microgrid market, the sweet spot has been university, industrial and military applications. But now, the suitability of this advance in energy resilience is expanding, and residential neighborhoods are being eyed…