Dan Leonhardt, Thomas Bourgeois, Brad Bradford, Jordan Gerow, Nick Martin, Laxmi Rao. Support of: Justin Fung, Pearl Gray, Seth Hoedl, Dr. Jonathan Raab, Travis Sheehan

Microgrids & District Energy: Pathways to Sustainable Urban Development

This report introduces microgrid concepts, identifies the benefits and most common road blocks to implementation, and discusses proactive steps municipalities can take to advance economically viable and environmentally superior microgrids. It also offers advocacy suggestions for municipal leaders and officials to pursue at the state and regional level. The contents are targeted to municipal government staff but anyone looking for introductory material on microgrids should find it useful.This project was funded by the Urban Sustainability Director's Network (USDN).

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