Microgrid Greater Good Award

The Microgrid Knowledge Greater Good Award recognizes microgrids that fulfill a clear societal need and bolster the case that microgrids improve the human condition. We seek applications that demonstrate this role through a strong narrative.

Applications will be considered for microgrids operating in any part of the world. The awards will be presented at Microgrid 2021 on June 1.

Microgrid Knowledge will present winners in three categories at Microgrid 2021.

  • Highest Recognition¬†
  • Grid-Connected Microgrid
  • Remote Microgrid

Winners offer one or more of these microgrid benefits:

  • Improve the quality of life for those in or near the service territory
  • Provide access to electricity to community members during a power outage
  • Provide power to remote or undeveloped areas
  • Lower energy costs
  • Bolster energy reliability
  • Improve air quality
  • Help attain carbon reduction¬†
  • 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
  • Provide a lower cost alternative to more expensive infrastructure development¬†
  • Provide education about the value of local energy
  • Instruct engineering students or other key stakeholders about microgrids

A team of independent judges will choose the winners. 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 April 1 , 2021.

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    Location of Microgrid*

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