Former state utility commissioners Anne Hoskins and Jeanne Fox outline the benefits of a more distributed energy grid on Greentech Media.
- The current centralized grid of the United States is vulnerable to extreme weather events such as hurricanes and wildfires.
- New research suggests that having an energy grid that is less centralized and more dependent on distributed energy resource (DERs) technologies, such as rooftop solar, saves consumers money and provides more reliable energy.
- By investing in local communities, the United States can boost economic and environmental prosperity while creating a more affordable and resilient energy grid.
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