What 4 things are holding up community microgrids?

Community microgrid projects yield numerous benefits. Some keep police, hospitals, water plants and other critical services running during power outages. Others may serve remote outposts with no other source of reliable electricity. Community microgrids have even saved lives. Because of their impact, community microgrids are often studied. … [Read more...]

Potassium-ion Batteries Hold Promise for Energy Storage & Microgrids: New Research

Science has generally told us that potassium-ion batteries won't work, and that the preferred choice is lithium-ion batteries. But a new study from Oregon State University challenges that view and suggests that potassium-ion batteries offer many advantages over the lithium-ion option under certain circumstances, and may provide new opportunities … [Read more...]