Organizations join forces to release short video explaining microgrids

With the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) now signed into law, renewable microgrids will usher in a new era of American resiliency. Think Microgrid, the Civil Society Institute, RMI and Millennial Action Project are releasing Microgrids Now, a short video explaining microgrids and how they are a game changer for the US energy grid. The … [Read more...]

Report: How many jobs will microgrids produce?

Given that today is Labor Day, it’s a good time to discuss microgrid jobs forecasts. Last November, Peter Asmus, then part of Guidehouse and now executive director of the Alaska Microgrid Group, produced a research report, The Renewable Energy Economic Benefits of Microgrids, for the Civil Society Institute, the Millennial Action Project and … [Read more...]

New Studies Point to Microgrids as ‘Once in a Generation Solution’

More microgrids mean more jobs. Americans across the political divide increasingly favor microgrids. And the technology opens a pathway for policymakers to implement an all-in-one climate solution. Those are the messages from three reports released in unison today that together make a case for government action to support microgrids, … [Read more...]

Turns out Democrats and Republicans Agree on Something: Microgrids

In an era of bipartisan wrangling, it turns out microgrids are one thing US voters agree upon — at least once they understand them. That’s the finding of a survey conducted for the Civil Society Institute, a Massachusetts think tank that works to uncover common ground on education, healthcare, water, energy and other issues. Last year the … [Read more...]