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U.S. Builder Plans 200,000 Home Microgrids Using Zinc Batteries

The number of home microgrid communities is picking up, spurred by natural disasters, increasing energy prices, and a desire to combat climate change. Horton World Solutions (HWS) plans to construct 200,000 homes with microgrids based on an innovative zinc-ion battery design.

Register for the 2022 Annual Milken Institute Global Conference (May 1-4)

Join EcoBlock PI and Energy team co-lead Dr. Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier and experts from General Electric, Heliogen, and Commonwealth Fusion Systems in their panel discussion, “Breakthrough Technologies Redefining Our Energy Future,” at the 2022 Milken Institute Global Conference on May 3.

Register for the USGBC Smart Building Summit (May 11-12)

Join EcoBlock PI and Energy team co-lead Dr. Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier and experts from Marin Clean Energy, Mynt Systems, Smarter Grid Solutions, and Schneider Electric in their panel discussion on “Optimizing Smart Buildings and the Grid” at the USGBC Smart Building Summit on May 12 at 10:40 am PT!

Register for the Microgrid 2022 Conference (June 1-2)

Save the date for the Microgrid 2022 Conference: Microgrids as Climate Heroes! This year’s event will focus on how microgrids keep power flowing during climate disasters while fostering cleaner, cheaper, and more equitable energy.