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Global energy storage market set to grow 20X by 2030; will hit one terawatt-hour

According to the latest outlook from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), energy storage installations will reach a cumulative 358 gigawatts/1,028 gigawatt-hours by the end of 2030, more than twenty times larger than the 17 gigawatts/34 gigawatt-hours online at the end of 2020.

Microgrid lab opens at University of Central Florida

A microgrid control lab opened at the University of Central Florida on Tuesday, the product of a partnership between Florida Power & Light and GE Digital to simulate a modern grid control room and accelerate research.

Idaho National Laboratory to research net-zero microgrids

Supported by funding from the U.S. Dept. of Energy, the Idaho National Laboratory will research microgrid technologies that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide enhanced grid resiliency.

Honeywell to test new long-duration flow battery with Duke

Honeywell has developed a new flow battery technology capable of storing and discharging renewably-generated electricity for up to 12 hours.

Coast Guard solar-storage-genset microgrid to include Ameresco energy efficiency upgrades

The U.S. Coast Guard will build its first battery energy storage system (BESS) with its also first-time microgrid at a training center in California. The...

U.S. teams partner to provide solar-storage-genset microgrid for children’s home in Puerto Rico

A collaborative project to provide energy resiliency has been completed at a Puerto Rican home for neglected children. The three-year effort includes work and equipment...

Top 10 lessons learned from microgrid builders, owners, and operators

This was the week for Microgrid California, a one-day conference produced by Microgrid Knowledge that was jam-packed with educational sessions designed for microgrid owners,...
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Regulators OK 4-MW gas-fired power plant construction in Alberta

The Alberta Utilities Commission has granted approval for a company to construct and operate a 4-MW natural gas-fired power plant near the town of...

FPL, Florida International partner on solar-storage microgrid

One of the nation’s leading energy research universities is partnering with a Florida utility to complete and commission a solar-storage microgrid later this year. Miami-based...

SNRG and Australian start-up expand UK microgrid market

Power Engineering International UK microgrids developer SNRG has partnered with Australian decentralized energy systems management firm Gridcognition to electrify residential households in the UK. Centrica-backed SNRG...


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