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Distributed Energy


Renewable and fossil-fueled distributed generation technologies and policy, small-scale generation, user-generated power, microgrids

How a Solar and Storage Portfolio Ramped Up a City’s Sustainability and Financial Outlook

The City of White Plains, New York, enlisted DSD Renewables to design, engineer, develop, construct, and finance a nine-site, 6.8-MW community solar and 1.7-MW/8-MWh energy storage portfolio. The system—slated to…



Turning Public Transit into a Solar Paradigm

An innovative project that combines solar power with electric buses is POWER’s Distributed Energy Award winner. The microgrid it created can help the community during emergencies, as well as during…


The POWER Interview: Schneider Electric’s New Microgrids Leader Plans for the Future

The use of microgrids to produce a reliable and resilient supply of power continues to grow, with several companies delivering new and innovative technologies to provide electricity for a growing…


Security of Cyber-Physical Systems

“Cyber-physical systems” are the next generation of closely integrated physical and cyber systems. Several critical systems such as the power grid, autonomous transportation systems, and process control systems are examples…


Reliability, Resiliency, Cost, and Climate Driving C&I Power Systems

Commercial and industrial (C&I) entities want to ensure they have electricity when they need it. Businesses also are looking at sustainability, decarbonization, and control of their energy costs as factors…


Vermont and ISO-New England Provide an Interesting Renewable Energy Transition Case Study

Vermont doesn’t get a lot of attention outside of Bernie Sanders, but the state’s power system is worth taking a look at as it has undergone a notable shift toward…