Hoboken Eyes $50M Plan To Make Critical Buildings Blackout-ProofAmong the 55 or so buildings that would remain powered up by a "microgrid" are senior homes, the hospital, the police station, supermarkets and pharmacies.
Gov. Malloy Helps Power Up State's First Microgrid At WesleyanMicrogrids are a means of providing power when storms knock out electricity to entire communities. Microgrids are fueled by natural gas and will provide hubs of power where they're built.
NJ TRANSIT Gets Grant To Study Use Of Microgrid To Keep Trains MovingChristie says the NJ Transitgrid would be the first microgrid built for a non-military use. It would supply highly reliable power when the regular power sources fail.
On 10th Anniversary Of Northeast Blackout, Hartford To Get Alternative Power GridA microgrid will be set up in the Parkville section of Hartford.
Malloy Announces New Microgrid System To Keep Power On In StormsThe microgrids - small versions of electricity systems that generate, distribute and regulate the flow of electricity - were among numerous recommendations to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy from a committee looking into the impacts of lengthy power outages after Tropical Storm Irene in August 2011 and a freak snowstorm two months later.