Jennifer Hiller of The Wall Street Journal reports on the growing number of Americans who are producing their own power.
- Driven by grid reliability concerns and the falling cost of renewables, Americans are beginning to produce their own power.
- Over the past 20 years there has been a 10-fold increase in installed backup generators in homes valued at $150,000 or more.
- This shift in energy production has been largely beneficial for consumers and the environment.
- By reducing barriers to entry and increasing competition state regulators can further the deployment of microgrids.
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