26 Aug '16, 5pm

Can #energystorage #solarpower #microgrids Protect from #poweroutage ? Find out how

Solar-Powered Microgrids Could Protect Us from Power Outages Solar Grid Storage is at the forefront of efforts to use renewable energy to create a more resilient utility grid The PowerFactor250 from Solar Grid Storage. Click to enlarge. Photo Credit: Solar Grid Storage Last week I reported on The Navy Yard in Philadelphia , a remarkable 1,200-acre business campus with 300 companies employing 10,000 people—with as many as 35,000 employees projected eventually. What had attracted me to the facility was an innovative demonstration that’s been launched showing how solar-electric (PV) systems with battery back-up and smart controls can help to create a more resilient power grid. The emergence of microgrids With more intense storms, wildfires, terrorist actions, and other events causing widespread power outages—and likely to cause increasingly common outages in the future, accor...

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