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Growing the Microgrid Business in the U.S. & Underdeveloped Regions

On the Microgrid Executive MBA Discussion Board
How will the microgrid business grow and how can the model be adapted in underdeveloped or poor regions? Microgrid expert and course instructor Mahesh Bhave answers student questions…

Mahesh Bhave: Here is a good question from Student 1:

“How will you grow the Microgrid Business? This is interesting because the pro forma that has […]

Free Lecture: “Economic Optimization of Hybrid Renewable Microgrids” with HOMER Energy

There’s no such thing as a cookie-cutter microgrid design. The number of inputs and design choices can be staggering. HOMER Software is the best recognized tool on the planet for microgrid design, and this free lecture will get you up and running on HOMER software. Register for the free lecture here.
Since its release, the HOMER software […]

Free Microgrid Excel Model

Designing a microgrid is an incredibly complex task – there’s no such thing as a standard microgrid. This unpolished microgrid excel model is a baby step in the direction of standardizing microgrid ROI calculations, which guide planning and decision-making. It’s intended to be a conversation starter. Something to get you and your time thinking about what […]

July 30th, 2015|Categories: Free Courses, Microgrid|Tags: , , , |

Making the Financial Case for Microgrids: Microgrid Executive MBA Training

On the Microgrid Executive MBA Training discussion board…
Takeaways:

The clustering of microgrids creates a new set of considerations for executives.
It is worth investigating from a microgrid economics standpoint what other drivers (besides low price or cost to the consumer) may appeal to customers in developed countries.
“Product markets” within the electricity business are slowly emerging. This would mean very […]

[Interview] Grid Storage Economics and Policy 101

There has been a huge amount of buzz about storage lately with more press hitting every week. SCE signed 250MW worth of contracts, Sandia is investing in battery reliability studies, the Navy is investing in micro-grids, Texas is evaluating storage, and New Jersey has issued an RFQ for a grid-scale energy storage solution.
I wanted to connect with an expert to […]

December 22nd, 2014|Categories: Microgrid, Renewable Energy Policy, Solar Finance, Solar Plus Storage||