How to build more microgrids in rural communities — and why we should

Michelle Moore, former sustainability chief under President Obama, is keen on building microgrids to provide resilience and clean power for rural areas. Rural communities experience outages that are longer and more frequent than those in urban areas, said Moore, author of a new book, “Rural Renaissance: Revitalizing America’s Hometowns … [Read more...]

Former Obama Sustainability Chief Seeks Microgrid Resilience for Vulnerable Communities

The Obama administration's former chief sustainability officer, Michelle Moore, hopes to bring microgrid resilience to disadvantaged communities through non-profit project developer Groundswell. In addition to leading sustainability efforts for the federal government, Moore has been active in expanding the green building movement globally. … [Read more...]