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microgrids

farms
Jeff St. John

Why vertical farms could be the next big microgrid market

Building on-site power supplies is one way plant factories can manage their hefty electricity bills. Playing them into grid markets is another.

Why vertical farms could be the next big microgrid market
transmission grid
Julian Spector

Newsletter: The rooftop solar vs. transmission showdown that wasn't

Reports of a clean energy schism are generating a lot of solidarity.

Newsletter: The rooftop solar vs. transmission showdown that wasn't
microgrids
Jeff St. John

Housing developers and utilities join forces to create the next generation of microgrids

Sharing rooftop solar, batteries and grid controls between utilities and customers is a complex undertaking, but it could yield benefits greater than the sum of their parts.

Housing developers and utilities join forces to create the next generation of microgrids
distributed energy
Jeff St. John

GreenStruxure gets $500M to grow ‘distributed-energy-as-a-service’ to gigawatt scale

Blackstone’s ClearGen puts its money behind commercial-building solar, batteries and energy systems controlled from the cloud.

GreenStruxure gets $500M to grow ‘distributed-energy-as-a-service’ to gigawatt scale
microgrids
Jeff St. John

Why LS Power is going big into microgrids with Endurant Energy

A major player in power plants, grid-scale batteries and transmission targets investments in distributed energy, from geothermal heat pumps and generators to solar and storage.

Why LS Power is going big into microgrids with Endurant Energy
distributed energy
Jeff St. John

Mainspring Energy raises $95M for linear generators to clean up the grid

The startup envisions its novel technology as a linchpin of a distributed, resilient and renewable power grid.

Mainspring Energy raises $95M for linear generators to clean up the grid