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Peter, what advantages do microgrids offer over centralized generation? They don't have a great track record for reliability: "VIEQUES, Puerto Rico―It looks like something out of a brochure advertising what renewable energy could offer a remote, storm-ravaged island.
Microgrids are a technological solution that opens up possibilities and flexibility that can greatly benefit these island & remote communities. However, like any technology they need to be implemented soundly to provide those benefits. While your links shows an instance where unfortunately hasn't affected the change that the tech is possible of, there are many more case studies on the...