Darrel Proctor of Power reports on microgrid communities.
- Tampa-based BlockEnergy has built a 37-home microgrid community just south of Tampa where every home has solar and battery storage that supplements power from the local grid.
- The community’s energy storage allows residents to keep the lights on even during extreme weather events and blackouts.
- Last year when Hurricane Ian hit Florida and left 2.2 million people without power, the BlockEnergy homes never lost power.
- Microgrid communities like these could more widely seen in future of home development.
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