Organizations look to accelerate microgrid deployment in North America
June 8, 2016
The International District Energy Association (IDEA) and the Microgrid Resources Coalition (MRC) announced a merger agreement to integrate the resources and technical and regulatory expertise of the MRC into IDEA to strengthen information exchange and advocacy efforts for microgrids.
Event features more than 100 speakers and over 950 attendees from 21 countries
July 16, 2015
At IDEA2015: Inspiring the Next Generation, hosted by the International District Energy Association (IDEA), energy experts from around the world gathered to explore the latest innovations and trends in district heating and cooling, combined heat and power (CHP), and microgrids for cities, communities, and campuses.
Awards Recognize Those Who Have Provided Service Excellence, Outstanding Leadership, or Innovation
May 4, 2015
Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada Inc. announced that it has received a Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) Game Changer Award, the Energy Management Award, as part of the annual Game Changer Awards Gala.
Bosch DC Microgrid Said to Enable a Simpler Way to Achieve Net Zero Energy
April 1, 2015
The California Energy Commission (CEC) has announced a proposed award to Robert Bosch LLC for $2,817,566 to demonstrate a high-penetration, renewable-based microgrid. With this award, Bosch will demonstrate the effectiveness of its Direct-Current Building-Scale Microgrid Platform (Bosch DC microgrid).
Microgrid Capacity in North America Forecast to Reach 5.9 Gigawatts in 2020
July 22, 2013
With the launch of dozens of successful pilot programs globally, the adoption rate of microgrids is expected to accelerate over the next several years. According to a report from Navigant Research, North America is currently the leading microgrid market and will remain the leader through 2020.
A collaboration of researchers, manufacturers, and economic development officials are launching a new demonstration project for smart grid, net zero energy buildings called the GridSTAR Center at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia.
IEEE has announced the availability of a new report detailing how energy storage, distributed generation, and microgrid technologies stand to evolve and grow given the rapid deployment of the smart grid across the globe over the next five years.