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Real World What, Why, and Where of Microgrids 

02-20-2020 12:23

Summary

Microgrids are the fastest growing market segment in the energy world. This rapid rise has resulted in a wide range of related meanings, components, functions, and applications. This presentation will provide clarity to what a microgrid is by defining its components and functions. It will provide answers to why microgrids are used: the benefits and advantages of microgrid operation. The question of where are microgrids used will be answered by using several locations and applications of actual microgrids including healthcare facilities, mission-critical service providers, remote mining sites, and agricultural businesses. Brief descriptions of each of these example applications will supply insight into real world uses of CHP systems.

Track: Microgrid Workshop

Speakers

Tom Drake, MTU Onsite Energy

Gary Farmer, MTU Onsite Energy


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