Microgrids: Old Concept on Steroids

Ed Khan, Doble Engineering Company Industry Topics, Spring 2022 Industry Topics

Microgrids are gaining ground in different parts of the world with each passing year. In the United States, one of the main drivers advancing the concept of microgrid was Hurricane Sandy. This hurricane, which hit the northeast part of the US in 2012, caused havoc with the transmission and distribution system. The advantages presented by smaller, self-sustaining grids began to …