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This section provides regular aggregation of news and updates from India and around the world for Microgrid. This is part of EAI 360, India's largest renewable energy and clean technology news aggregator.

You can find news and updates on diverse topics within Microgrid - events, insights, perspectives, innovations, personalities and more.

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ABB sees India as a growth market for Microgrid solutions

Global power and automation player ABB is looking at India as a potential location for its microgrid solutions given the country’s huge requirement for electrification, and the government’s push for renewable energy, Markus Bruegmann, the company’s global product group manager for microgrids,… read more →

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Tata Power DDL to set up two pilot solar microgrids in Bihar

Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL) plans to set up two pilot solar microgrids in Bihar in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, General Electric and Tata Trust. With this, the company is exploring a viable business model for… read more →

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How an IIT Madras Initiative Is Powering 4,000 Homes at a Fraction of Traditional Electricity Costs

In an attempt to address this issue of energy poverty and make uninterrupted power accessible to all, the Solar DC team from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, spearheaded by Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala, in conjunction with industrial partners, began work on solar-powered direct-current (DC)… read more →

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ABB's new microgrid technology to be transformational for urban and rural Indian installations

ABB is bringing affordable, safe and reliable electricity to remote communities with its new integrated microgrid solution, MGS100 that combines solar power and enables battery energy storage. Encased in a single container, the MGS100 has three power ratings - 20 kW, 40 kW, 60 kW nominal load power.… read more →

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India's solar power revolution is still just trickling into rural villages

Solar power is bringing light to remote villages across India. Rural residents, long disconnected from the grid, are increasingly using solar panels and battery banks to charge mobile phones, illuminate light bulbs, and keep refrigerators humming. Advocates for rural electrification say solar "microgrids"… read more →

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India’s Juice Power Moves Forward with Solar Microgrids Program

Renewable and hybrid energy mini and microgrids are playing a growing role in expanding sustainable energy access across the Indian subcontinent. A June 2016 draft proposal from India’s Ministry of New and Renewable (MNRE) included a target of installing 10,000 or more clean energy microgrids nationwide,… read more →

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