A utility sector group toured microgrid facilities last week in Chicago and Champaign as part of a U.S. trade mission.
With a collaborative approach, the center’s leader aims to foster the development of ambitious clean energy solutions.
An agreement to install a superconductor system in Chicago is a signal that the smart grid tech could be commercially viable in Illinois.
Utilities are testing batteries and other “non-wires alternatives” to power lines for bolstering grid resilience.
Microgrids are generating a lot of buzz. But how exactly do they work?