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State-Level Support of Microgrids and DER Growing, Seen as Crucial

By |January 19th, 2021|

Among the growing list of forces pushing microgrids and distributed energy resources (DER) forward in the U.S. is an expanding alignment between federal and state efforts to support such technologies, an expert panel said. Current and former state and federal

Carbon Crunching: How To Reduce Your Carbon Emissions, and Why it Matters

By |January 5th, 2021|

Between the rising cost of fossil fuels and increased regulations on greenhouse gas emissions, minimizing a company's carbon footprint is a question of business efficiency as much as it is of environmental ethics. Renewable energy resources and other carbon-reducing technologies

FERC Order 2222 and Its Impact on the Distributed Energy & Microgrid Industry

By |December 22nd, 2020|

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on September 17, 2020 passed Order 2222, removing the barriers for participation of distributed energy resources (DER) with traditional electric power systems. This will allow DERs to compete in all regional organized wholesale electrical

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