Selling curtailment to the grid could bring in new revenue for customers with on-site solar panels and batteries.
Bowery Farming’s New Jersey factory will include energy storage, solar panels, and on-site gas generation.
In Chicago, a cluster of museums is exploring the case for combining energy systems, but thorny questions remain.
As climate change brings more frequent extreme weather to the Midwest, the resiliency case for microgrids improves.
A utility sector group toured microgrid facilities last week in Chicago and Champaign as part of a U.S. trade mission.