What 4 Things are Holding Up Community Microgrids?

Microgrid Knowledge: Community microgrid projects yield numerous benefits: they keep critical services running during power outages, provide reliable electricity for remote outposts, and can even save lives.

Despite their sizable breadth and impact, community microgrids are generally studied for their technical and engineering considerations. Mahmood Muttaqee, a doctoral candidate of public policy at Oregon State University (OSU), and his team are expanding this body of knowledge by investigating community perceptions of microgrids.

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