Technology Highlight– Microgrids

As localized sources of renewable energy and energy storage become more prevalent, the spotlight is increasingly being shined on microgrids. 

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Microgrids offer local control over electricity generation methods and resilience in the face of bad weather and other disruptions. Neighborhoods, small towns, college campuses and hospitals are moving toward building their own microgrids. 

In the Trump era, all climate progress will be local

When the federal government is run by climate science deniers, it’s up to cities and states to lead.

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Not only will cities lead on addressing climate change, they will lead on all things progressive. The big challenge will be how to move forward under a hostile federal government.