T his is undeniable and especially pertinent to Charge Bliss' primary area of business: California. While city and state disasters are not on everyone's mind all the time - we're not all doom and gloom - optimism and job creation are. Microgrids help create jobs and facilitate economic development.
Roth adds, "It’s hard to calculate the short-term value of some grid investments versus others,” he says. But cities and states - like California - that push for sustained investment in energy infrastructure will be on the forefront of disaster preparedness.
Microgrids offer a proven and effective hedge not only against utility grid failures but also against ever-rising electricity costs.