Across the U.S. and around the globe, the appeal of independence from the power grid continues to grow.
Whether stemming from the floodwaters of Hurricane Sandy or worsening seasonal wildfires out west, companies and communities are realizing that having a backup power supply for when the unthinkable happens is an increasingly good bet in an era of climate disruption.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.