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Electrical transmission tower and power lines

This week the Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than $366 million for 17 projects across rural and remote American communities. The funding will accelerate the development of clean, sustainable energy deployment with community driven projects such as building microgrids to ensure energy security with reliable, affordable energy.

Rural and remote communities face a unique set of energy challenges due to their small populations and isolation from larger electrical systems, resulting in higher electric bills, unreliable energy supplies, and/or no access to electricity at all. Read more

Microgrids are helping communities become energy self-sufficient and gain resilience

For communities that are vulnerable to the effects of climate change, microgrids have a demonstrated ability to ‘keep the power on’ when disaster strikes.

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