Climate Change

Lessons from Irma and Harvey: Time for Transition to Resilient Renewable-Energy Microgrids

hurricane grid failure

Our out-of-date fossil-fuel-based infrastructure is failing a world where climate change is bringing more frequent, more extreme, more intense weather to the planet. And the lesson, if we are smart enough to learn it, is that as long as we’re dependent on fossil fuels, these weather events and other related disasters will wreak long-lasting havoc on human lives, the economy, and on the environment.

HOMER Energy’s Hand-picked News Highlights, Week Ended May 6, 2016

*US Marine Corps

US Navy and Marine Corps microgrids, microgrids in Africa, acquisitions and the latest climate science highlight this week’s news.

Microgrids in the News 04/06/2011

  Google, Warren Buffett May Be Next Wind-Turbine Buyers, Suzlon, Vestas Say Coal Use Criticized by IEA as Energy Leaders Meet in Abu Dhabi What green thinkers think about green What America Gains by Greening the Grid 150 Million HAN-enabled Smart Meters by 2020 ZBB Energy to Provide Energy Storage for Army’s Micro-Grid Project

Microgrids in the News 02/17/2011

What is happening in the US?  Will Congress step up to the president’s challenge to take the steps to boost renewable energy?While many renewable energy projects are stalling, Texas (the leading producer of crude oil in the US) is setting the standard in for wind power.  Break out your sunscreen so you can attend the Smart Grid Technology Conference 2011, to be held on San Jose, California on June 1st and 2nd.  A […]