- May 21, 2019
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California has struggled with power and wildfire in the past few years. PG&E reported 414 ignition events between 2015 and 2017. Nearly 94% of these ignition events occurred on PG&E’s distribution infrastructure. Rather than shut down the entire grids, microgrids enable utilities, like PG&E, to survive power outages with less discuription. They simply shut themselves down and do not impact the rest of the grid. What role do you see microgrids playing in places, like California, which are plagued by period outages?