How the Rich Can Escape America’s Unreliable Power Grid

Bloomberg Green: EcoBlock Energy team co-lead and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab research scientist Rich Brown discusses the future of microgrids and securing equitable access to clean energy in a Bloomberg Green feature piece published on February 18, 2021.

“Low income neighborhoods tend to have more pollution, and the capital required to go solar or buy a battery is just too high. […] There’s an equity issue. EcoBlock could be a model for how you could collectively take a neighborhood and make it more resilient, and do it cost effectively.”

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