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The United States Department of Defense’s (DOD) interest in improving energy security through microgrid technology stems from its heavy reliance upon all forms of fossil fuels, often imported from regions of the world hostile to U.S. interests.
"Microgrids can shrink the amount of fossil fuels consumed to create electricity by networking generators as a system to maximize efficiency. They can also be used to help integrate renewable energy resources (such as wind and solar) at the local distribution grid level."
"Who needs this report?Microgrid technology vendorsSmart grid hardware and software companiesSystems integratorsDefense contractorsUtilitiesMilitary agenciesInvestor community …"
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