Energy Storage To Avert Disasters

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What’s one of the best ways for consumers, businesses and towns/cities to avoid the kinds of emergencies we experienced with Hurricane Sandy? Energy storage allows consumers and businesses to reduce their reliance on the grid, and can be implemented in a number of ways, says Darren Hammell, co-founder and chief strategic officer for Princeton Power Systems. He explains why solar users lost power during Hurricane Sandy and what they should have done differently. He outlines some of the challenges to getting more energy storage online.

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  1. […] Africa’s largest self-sufficient solar microgrid is being developed on an island off Equatorial Guinea in west central Africa by Management & Economics Consulting (MAECI), GE and Princeton Power Systems. […]