How a perfect storm is driving microgrids into the mainstream

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How a perfect storm is driving microgrids into the mainstream

Given the diverse benefits that microgrids provide – reductions in energy costs, business risk, and carbon emissions, and increases in resiliency and power reliability – one wonders why discussion of microgrids has only started to take off recently. Microgrids are now experiencing “the perfect storm” of factors relating to why they are beginning to make so much sense.

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