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Article   |   Feb 25th, 2015 Generation Choices for Microgrids

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Many communities and large institutions are seeking to employ microgrid technology because they know it will prevent outages, especially during severe storms; however, choosing reliable power generation sources to support the microgrid when it's disconnected from the grid (island mode) is critical.

Most communities cannot afford to purchase and maintain generation exclusive to their microgrids, especially absent revenue needed to assure their reliability. The need for a power source that's reliable, cost-effective and green drives consideration of distributed generation assets.

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