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.
Utilities are testing batteries and other “non-wires alternatives” to power lines for bolstering grid resilience.
Microgrids are generating a lot of buzz. But how exactly do they work?