6. December 2021 ecokontor

An Innovative Approach to Resilience in Public Facilities

Severe storms — and extended power outages — can happen anywhere. But instead of waiting for another disaster and grid failure, one community took action. After experiencing a devastating outage, government officials in Montgomery County, Maryland, decided to invest in energy infrastructure that would remain on, even when the grid went down. In a partnership with Schneider Electric™ and Duke Energy Renewables, Montgomery County received a comprehensive solution, including microgrids, upgraded electrical systems, generators, and renewable energy power — for zero upfront costs. Download the story to learn how they did it