Mohammad Shahidehpour’s day job is professor of electrical and computer engineering at Chicago’s campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology.But he spends upwards of 20 or 30 percent of his working life traveling the world.
Some commercial and industrial customers have determined that self-generation or energy efficiency improvements at their facility could make their operation more economic and more environmentally friendly.
Microgrids are essential for electricity sector transformation to meet 21st Century customers and stakeholders’ performance expectations. Microgrids are establishing a new electricity framework where investor-owned utilities divide their...
According to a new report from Pike Research, there are more than 140 modern microgrid projects totaling over 1.1 GW of capacity worldwide (and 1.8 GW if legacy petrochemical and university campus systems are included in the tally).
The aging and increasingly obsolete electrical grid infrastructure in many countries is attracting an expanding degree of focus from technology companies, utilities, and policy makers looking to spur investment in Smart Grid enhancements.