The Microgrid Case Studies: Community Resilience for Natural Disasters
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The Microgrid Case Studies: Community Resilience for Natural Disasters

  • Utilities in CA and the Pacific Northwest are mitigating community disruption from wildfires and earthquakes through innovative partnerships and microgrid projects
  • Blue Planet Energy constructed microgrids in Puerto Rican schools that survived earthquakes in 2020.
  • Ocracoke Island’s microgrid restored power within 3 days after Hurricane Dorian in 2019
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In 2019, 14 natural disasters in the US each caused over $1 billion in damages. Resilience is a must-have, with utilities and governments using microgrids to power critical systems and integrate distributed energy resources.

Download for real-world microgrid strategies. Find out how the Ocracoke Island microgrid restored power within 3 days, after Hurricane Dorian in 2019. SEPA explores six different case studies supporting The Microgrid Playbook: Community Resilience for Natural Disasters.

Learn more in: The Microgrid Playbook: Community Resilience for Natural Disasters.

  • Portland General Electric (PGE) Resilience and Microgrid Strategy against Earthquakes
  • Snohomish County Public Utility District (PUD) Resilience and Microgrid Strategy against Earthquakes, Wind and Ice Storms
  • North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation (NCEMC) and Tideland Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) Resilience and Microgrid Strategy against Hurricanes, Flooding and High Winds
  • Southern California Edison (SCE) Resilience and Microgrid Strategy against Wildfires
  • Blue Planet Energy Resilience and Microgrid Strategy in Puerto Rico

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