Microgrid control systems

pv magazine’s market overview of Microgrid control systems (see full article from November 2019, Premium content, see web summary) presents international providers and their products. It is aimed at systems that connect several different residential/commercial/industrial parties or buildings with individual energy system assets to a fully functional microgrid. “Smaller” energy management systems e.g. for single-family homes or individual commercial enterprises are not part of this overview.

The categories surveyed include questions on the providers’ services, the structure and scope of the control system, control strategies, communication interfaces, energy management functions and price indications.

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Name of companyName of productCompany produces microgrid control hardwareCompany programs microgrid control softwareCompany provides system integration of microgrid control hardware and softwareCompany provides EPC services for microgrid projectsCompany provides operations and maintenance of microgridsPrice information available
ABB Power Grids GermanyABB Ability e-mesh Control and PowerStoreyesyesyesnoyesno
AgetoAgeto Renewable Controller (ARC)yesyesyesnonoyes
Al-Bahar / CaterpillarCaterpillaryesyesyesyesyesno
Bachmann electronicSmart Powerplant Controlleryesyesyesyesnono
DHybrid Power SystemsUniversal Power Platform (UPP)yesyesyesyesyesno
elgriselgris EMSyesyesyesyesyesyes
Elum EnergyePowercontrol HFSyesyesyesnonoyes
Elum EnergyePowercontrol MCyesyesyesnonoyes
Elum EnergyePowercontrol PPCyesyesyesnonoyes
Elum EnergyePowercontrol SDyesyesyesnonoyes
Energytion Power SystemsMicrogrid EMSyesyesyesnoyesyes
Engie EPSPROPHET EMS Microgridnoyesyesyesyesno
FeneconFEMS (FENECON Energy Management System)noyesyesnonoyes
FerntechUMC (Universal Monitoring & Control)noyesyesnonoyes
GreenCom Networksenergy information brokerage platform (eibp)yesyesyesnoyesno
gridXMicrogridsyesyesyesyesyesno
InaccessUNITY H-PPCyesyesyesnonoyes
Microgrid EncorpGoldboxyesyesyesyesyesno
Microgrid EncorpEgility Control Platformyesyesyesyesyesno
OpenEMS AsscociationOpenEMSnoyesnononono
Phoenix ContactPLCnext Hybrid Controlyesyesyesnonoyes
Qantic GmbHQ-Systemnoyesnonono
S&C Electric CompanyGridMasteryesyesyesyesyesyes
SiemensMicrogrid Control - a SICAM applicationyesyesyesyesnoyes
SiemensSpectrum Power MGMSnoyesyesyesnoyes
SMA Solar SMA Sunny Island MultiCluster 6/12/36 + Data Manager M powered by ennexOSyesyesyesyesnono
SMA Solar SMA Hybrid Controller + Sunny Central Storage (UP) Small / Medium / Large / X-Largeyesyesyesyesnono
SwitchDinSwitchDin Stormcloud / Droplet for Microgridyesyesyesnonono
Trina Energy Storage SolutionsTrina Micro Gridyesyesyesyesyesno
Vensys ElektrotechnikHYCON Hybrid Converteryesyesyesnonono
WendewareAmperix EMS, myPowerGrid Plattformnoyesyesnonoyes