What are the components of a microgrid?

In this post we identify the basic components of a microgrid and what each does.  Each of the components of a microgrid is commercially available today. Let’s identify those components found in a typical microgrid and discuss each.

What is a microgrid?

The topic of “microgrids” has come up in Hawaii in numerous forums of late. This is the first in a series of blog entries on microgrids: What is a microgrid?

HDBaker & Company quoted by the Associated Press

Our ability to achieve 100% renewable transportation is really going to be dependent on what happens throughout the entire automotive industry," said Hugh Baker, managing director of HD Baker & Co., an energy consulting company.