Building Blocks of Community Microgrids

This explainer series by Sara Harari and Nate Grady shows how microgrids are being used to transform the electrical grid.

A microgrid connecting to the office of a champion decision maker

The Role of Community Microgrid Champions

Community microgrids can be initiated by a wide range of individuals or organizations. They include mayors and utilities. They also may include “anchor” off-takers like hospital management, development companies, or community organizations. But to succeed, they require that at least one person really take the lead and energize the project.