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Diving Into The Differences Between AC Microgrids And DC Microgrids

By |May 27th, 2021|

Microgrids are defined as a decentralized network of loads and energy generation units located within specified electrical boundaries. They possess the ability to perform their operations under the wide-area grid network or in their 'island mode', where they operate on

How To Choose Between A Microgrid And A Virtual Power Plant

By |May 20th, 2021|

Industrial, commercial, governmental, and other customer groups that cannot afford to rely on the aging centralized power grid are turning to local options customized to their particular energy needs. Microgrids and virtual power plants (VPPs) are two solutions for a

Preparing To Adapt: Microgrids And ESG In The Mining Industry

By |April 28th, 2021|

Between capital markets’ drive for increased environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, mounting investor preference for lower carbon producing assets, challenges around rising energy costs and resilience as assets become more remote, the mining industry is experiencing a paradigm shift.

An Earth Day 2021 Reflection On David Attenborough’s Film “A Life on Our Planet”

By |April 23rd, 2021|

On this Earth Day 2021, VECKTA Project Development Specialist Stephen Kapp shares thoughts on the imperative need for a sustainable future. VECKTA is committed to building the renewable energy future today. Earth Day 2021 Last night for the first time

Renewable Energy Storage – Supporting A Sustainable Energy Future

By |April 15th, 2021|

Humans have harnessed renewable energy resources such as wind, running water, solar, or biomass for centuries. Their application has ranged from driving basic mill machinery to heating homes, or fueling various energy demands. Contrary to conventional fuels that can be

Bioenergy Microgrids – Making Energy Secure With Biomass

By |March 25th, 2021|

While solar and wind turbine generation are more common microgrid generation options, bioenergy microgrids are gaining traction in many areas. Bioenergy is a renewable energy source derived from biomass—organic matter such as crop- and urban wood waste, microalgae, food waste,

Mining Companies Switching To Hybrid Power

By |March 5th, 2021|

With renewable energy sources fast-becoming reliable, cost-efficient sources of electricity, many mining companies are reevaluating their power options. Hybrid power systems—combining two (or more) means of power generation—afford mining companies with a balanced approach to mitigate the risks associated with

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