Connecticut Figures Out Microgrids (And Helps the Rest of Us) Part 2

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The microgrid industry is new enough to be something of a wilderness. Policymakers aren't always sure which way to turn to encourage its development. In the U.S., the state of Connecticut is serving as a guide. Well before SuperStorm Sandy -- the event that brought microgrids to the fore -- Connecticut had microgrid incentives in the works. Now, … [Read more...]

Microgrid Growth: How Far, How Fast Since Superstorm Sandy?

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When massive storms hit, we get religion. Superstorm Sandy was that kind of storm. States along the US East Coast emerged from the wreckage two years ago this week with a new devotion to creating a more resilient electric system. Where the central grid failed, microgrids kept the lights on. So government leaders, businesses, and even some … [Read more...]