July 5, 2013

Every Engineer Needs This Microgrid Primer

Jesse Berst, SmartGridNews


Many smart grid observers think we'll be living in a world of federated microgrids sometime in the next decade. Universities, hospitals, office parks, military bases and "ecodistricts" will generate much of their own power and distribute it locally via a microgrid. The main grid will interconnect all of those microgrids and provide a "market" to receive and deliver power back and forth as needed.

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October 16, 2013
Renewable Micro-Grids Get Smart
Brenda Bouw, Globe & Mail
A power outage will never be an excuse to skip class at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in the future, as the campus gets closer to building a “smart” micro grid system allowing it to generate its own... more ››