Thursday, October 27, 2016

VT Modular Micro Community Has Microgrid

From an article on the Microgrid Knowledge website:

Modcoach Note: This is actually a mobile home community but I wanted to share it for two reasons. First is the Microgrid system and secondly, this could have just as easily been built with modular homes.

From Home Microgrid to Virtual Power Plant in Rural Vermont

October 26, 2016 By Elisa Wood

A new low-income community in rural Vermont demonstrates that the home microgrid is not just for the wealthy.


The Clean Energy Group worked with local utility Green Mountain Power (GMP) and other partners to bring the systems — solar plus storage with microgrid controls — to 14 modular homes in Addison County.

It may be the only modular home community in rural America that has received free solar-plus storage microgrids. But it will not be the last if the Clean Energy Group has its way. The non-profit organization wants the project to serve as a prototype for others in Vermont and elsewhere in New England.

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