Day: March 23, 2018

How Microgrids Can Help Communities Recover From Disasters

How Microgrids Can Help Communities Recover From Disasters

How Microgrids Can Help Communities Recover From Disasters

03/23/18

“How can we use microgrids to help communities recover from natural disasters?”

 

Communities all over the world are in danger of natural disasters. Whether it be the fires in California or the hurricane that recently Puerto Rico. However, how can we use our engineering mindset to help people endure these mishaps? Well, one of the most common problems with natural disasters is electricity generation or lack thereof. But with the advent of distributed resources and microgrids, communities can create their own energy and even sell it to one another! Therefore, distributed resources and microgrids to help communities recover from natural disasters.