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Distributed Energy


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

‘Best Is Yet to Come’ for Energy Storage Technology

Advancements in batteries, along with an improved regulatory environment and more investment, could make this decade the Roaring ’20s for energy storage. Many areas have been considered a focus for…



Distributed Generation Part of Puerto Rico Rebuild

Upgrades to the power grid are needed worldwide, and energy companies are working on the best solutions for providing reliable and resilient power in a cost-efficient and timely fashion. Areas…


Inland Power Plants Benefit from Marine Engines

Engine-based power plants have proven to be dependable complements for intermittent renewables, but they are also capable of providing steady baseload electricity. With the right technical support, including lubricant analysis…


Nanogrid Could Hold Key to Clean Energy Future

The Orlando Utilities Commission’s (OUC’s) vision of a green energy future isn’t as far off as some people may think. The utility’s nanogrid is providing a testing ground for several…


Bigelow Tea Enhances Sustainability with a Vehicle-to-Grid System

Sustainability is a buzzword that’s being bantered about up and down Wall Street, and corporate leaders have taken notice. Many companies have adopted environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives, which…


Solar Microgrids Offer Pathway to Decarbonize Mining

Mining is an energy-intensive industry; digging, crushing, and processing minerals takes a lot of power, and mines often operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Like other industries,…