California Funds DC Renewable Microgrid Demo at American Honda Parts Distribution Center

Way back at the dawn of the “Electrical Age,” Westinghouse – based on discoveries made and technology invented by Nikola Tesla – famously won the fiercely fought competition with the Edison Electric Co. that resulted in the use of alternating current (AC) to transmit and distribute electricity to homes, businesses and public facilities, as well as other types of infrastructure. Tesla’s discovery of AC and invention of the first AC electricity generators were keystones that paved the way to building out our current centralized system of massive, fossil fuel-fired power plants and regional electricity grids. Now, with so much changing in the electricity industry, we are beginning to loop back and come around full circle.

via Renewable Energy News –

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