Why the Upsurge in Microgrid Development?

Microgrids represent the next stage in the push toward electrification; a way to reach into the far corners where the big grids cannot go, and where they can go, to make electric service more reliable, clean and less costly.

Annual cost of power-related outages (USA)
$150 billion $150 billion
Microgrid market by 2021
$23 billion $23 billion
Number of energy-poor people who will tie into a microgrid by 2030
34 million 34 million