APPLICATIONS CLOSED for 2019
Microgrid Knowledge will soon be seeking applications for the 2020 Microgrid Greater Good Award. Subscribe to the free Microgrid Knowledge Newletter for updates. Join us at Microgrid 2020 for annoucement of the 2020 winners.
Nominate candidates for the 2019 Greater Good Award by filling out the form below by midnight, Jan. 7, 2019.
Microgrid Knowledge will present winners in three categories at Microgrid 2019.
- Highest Recognition for a Microgrid Serving the Greater Good 2019
- Greater Good Award for a Grid-Connected Microgrid
- Greater Good Award for a Remote Microgrid
Winners offer one or more of these benefits:
- Improve the quality of life for those still without access to a grid
- Lower energy costs
- Improve energy reliability
- Reduce emissions
- Ensure the safety of seniors or other vulnerable populations
- Improve the ability to secure basic necessities (eg food, water, communications, medicines, transportation)
- Enhance a local economy
- Promote community or preserve the peace
- Preserve the natural environment
- Avoid more expensive infrastructure development
Judges for the competition are William Brent, Director Power for All; Kaitlyn Bunker, Manager, Islands Energy Program, Rocky Mountain Institute; Jonathan Hart, Senior Specialist at the Center for Sustainable Energy; and Matt Roberts, Managing Director, Prospect Hill Energy Consulting and former Executive Director of the Energy Storage Association.
Anyone may nominate a microgrid, whether they are affiliated with the project or not, by filling out the form below. Only operating microgrids are eligible. The application deadline is Jan. 7, 2019.