Energy Resilience Top of Mind for Microgrid Customers in the New Year

The past year was marked by disaster, which went beyond the global pandemic that rocked the world. Hurricanes wracked the Gulf of Mexico in the US,  and wildfires engulfed forests and residential areas in California.  Needless to say, energy resilience is becoming crucial for success in today's market. A new white paper from PowerSecure … [Read more...]

Can a Microgrid be a Resilience Superhero?

Microgrids can enhance energy resilience in the face of wildfires and extreme weather, not only by islanding, but also in several other ways. Steve Hoffman, CEO of Hoffman Power Consulting, explains how. By islanding during extreme events such as wildfires and hurricanes, microgrids add resilience to their list of potential benefits, … [Read more...]

Air Force Seeks Information on How it Can Improve Energy Resilience

The Air Force is doing market research on energy resilience as part of a larger effort through 2030 to also optimize demand and assure supply, a plan that includes microgrids. Its Office of Energy Assurance (OEA) issued an open request for information (RFI) last week that seeks industry guidance in collecting technical and financial data, as … [Read more...]