Schneider Electric Blog https://blog.se.com Global Specialist in Energy Management and Automation Mon, 14 Sep 2020 13:41:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Microgrids help electricity companies meet evolving customer needs https://blog.se.com/energy-management-energy-efficiency/2019/01/17/microgrids-help-electricity-companies-meet-evolving-customer-needs/ Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:26:12 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=54106 Microgrids are highly localized distribution systems that connect one or more distributed energy resources (DERs) with multiple loads. They can operate independently from a larger utility grid, without service interruption,... Read more »

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The digital road to decarbonization: How businesses can create a more efficient and greener future https://blog.se.com/smart-grid/2018/09/28/the-digital-road-to-decarbonization-how-businesses-can-create-a-more-efficient-and-greener-future/ https://blog.se.com/smart-grid/2018/09/28/the-digital-road-to-decarbonization-how-businesses-can-create-a-more-efficient-and-greener-future/#comments Fri, 28 Sep 2018 19:24:27 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=51801 A startling fact about climate change is that for every degree of global temperature increase, grain yields fall 5 percent. With temperatures rising by nearly 1% since 1880, the United... Read more »

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How New Digitalized Controls Make Microgrids Better https://blog.se.com/smart-grid/2018/05/28/how-new-digitalized-controls-make-microgrids-better/ Mon, 28 May 2018 12:18:50 +0000 https://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=48684 The evolution of power grid is trending towards an infrastructure that is more decarbonized, decentralized and digitized. Changes are already underway and technology breakthroughs in modernized microgrids’ area are playing... Read more »

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The new prosumer microgrid: the key to energy flexibility, reliability, and savings https://blog.se.com/smart-grid/2014/07/17/new-prosumer-microgrid-key-energy-flexibility-reliability-savings/ Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:00:43 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=15246 Electric grids everywhere are under stress. While the generation and transmission infrastructure ages, it’s predicted that by 2035 worldwide energy demand will grow by 41%. Weather events are also becoming... Read more »

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The ‘before and after’ of installing an electrical energy storage system: service = success https://blog.se.com/smart-grid/2013/07/18/the-before-and-after-of-installing-an-electrical-energy-storage-system-service-success/ https://blog.se.com/smart-grid/2013/07/18/the-before-and-after-of-installing-an-electrical-energy-storage-system-service-success/#comments Thu, 18 Jul 2013 04:00:44 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=8919 As grid operators continue to establish or expand their smart grid strategies worldwide, many major commercial and industrial businesses are already setting plans to control their own energy futures. The... Read more »

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Choosing an electrical energy storage system: brains meet muscle https://blog.se.com/smart-grid/2013/06/05/choosing-an-electrical-energy-storage-system-brains-meet-muscle/ Wed, 05 Jun 2013 13:11:09 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=7867 If you consider that the recent worldwide 10-year average annual growth rate for solar energy production has been almost 46% , it seems like a good time to jump in... Read more »

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Make your energy ‘prosumer’ strategy work harder: store the energy you produce! https://blog.se.com/smart-grid/2013/05/30/make-your-energy-prosumer-strategy-work-harder-store-the-energy-you-produce/ https://blog.se.com/smart-grid/2013/05/30/make-your-energy-prosumer-strategy-work-harder-store-the-energy-you-produce/#comments Thu, 30 May 2013 09:48:07 +0000 http://blog.schneider-electric.com/?p=7725 It’s no secret that recovering global and national economies are still putting businesses under a lot of strain. I’m sure most CEOs have two things top-of-mind every day: rebuilding profits... Read more »

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