January 11, 2012 - With enabling technology and supporting standards maturing, the potential applications of microgrids are growing more powerful and their interconnection with the electricity grid simpler. These trends make microgrid deployment an increasingly compelling opportunity for utilities amid Smart Grid transformation.
Microgrids are distributed resources in which energy is generated, connected to substations or feeder networks and passed on to the grid. Typically installed in campuses or industrial parks, microgrids can offer utilities a valuable, flexible outlet for low- or medium-kilowatt power. read more>>>