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A Community Microgrid Grows in Brooklyn

There are about 160 microgrids in the U.S. currently, according to a report by GTM Research. One of them—a robust community effort—is being developed in Brooklyn, NY. A number of residents in the Gowanus and the Park Slope areas of the borough have come together to establish a solar-powered community microgrid that provides locally generated power security within the community. The Brooklyn Microgrid was profiled in a recent article on ScienceLine.org, which explains how the innovative approach to grid operations came about and the anticipated growing role of local microgrids in communities. Click here for the article. To visit the Brooklyn Microgrid website, click here.


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