Vulnerable Oregon Coast Studied for Resiliency through Microgrids

The Oregon coast could see increased resiliency through microgrids, given that it's expected to be the site of a devastating earthquake in the future. What's more, the area experiences outages due to big storms and winds--storms that are only expected to get stronger with global warming, said Adam Schultz, senior policy analyst at the Oregon … [Read more...]

All the Benefits this Utility Expects from its Microgrid Test Projects

The Eugene Water & Electric Board -- a forward-looking utility known for its green programs -- has launched three solar microgrid test projects with an eye toward planning for a future in which it can use the microgrids to bid into organized markets. But that's not all the 25- 75-kW microgrids can do for EWEB, said Will Price, energy … [Read more...]