Putting Power in Consumers' Control with Microgrids, Storage

The future of energy is distributed energy, says Bill Watkins, CEO of Imergy Power. Solar, energy storage and microgrids will put power in consumers' control--where it should be, he says. Companies like Walmart should build microgrids and offer power to neighbors, he says in this podcast. … [Read more...]

Are Hawaii’s Microgrids Our Energy Future?

In sunny Hawaii, where electricity rates are high--35 to 50 cents per kWh-it makes a lot of sense to focus on solar-plus-storage microgrids, says Hervé Mazzocco, senior director of business development for Imergy Power, which is now supplying energy storage for an existing microgrid in Hawaii. A look at the microgrids in Hawaii provides a peek … [Read more...]