“Smart Community” in Alabama Acts as Living Laboratory for Microgrid

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Alabama Microgrid Studies Future of Energy Infrastructure Written by Andrew Soergel, usnews.com, July 2, 2018 At first glance, the newly constructed Reynolds Landing community in suburban Birmingham, Alabama, looks like any other newly constructed well-to-do neighborhood. The homes carry a modern, though not entirely futuristic, design. The streets wind in a rectangle, branching off in one … Read more

Alabama Coal Plant Will Be a 100% Renewable Google Data Center

Supreme Court Decision Unlikely to Stall the Shift Away from Coal Plants MIT Technology Review, June 29, 2015. Image credit: HebiPics Federal regulation aside, the decline of coal-fired power is being driven by market forces: more than 90 percent of these plants are older than 20 years; many are much older. The shale gas revolution has … Read more