I think that the immediate takeaway for microgrids is that there is a huge opportunity, but that we need to make sure that states focus on microgrids in the planning process.
C. Baird Brown
Counsel to the Microgrid Resources Coalition
Going forward, we want to support microgrids. We don’t see distributed generation as a threat.
Joseph M. Rigby
President and CEO of Pepco
The possibilities for the secondary use of electro mobility batteries for fixed house storage devices are a particularly exciting topic for the future. Storage technology is an important feature, as is - quite clearly - the industry’s continuing internationalization.
CEO of Intersolar Europe
In India, electricity production has doubled since 2000, but still, it lags behind demand, and the incentives for investment are dimmed by low-end user tariffs and big losses in the transmission and distribution network.
Maria van der Hoeven
Executive Director, IEA
The country will not only save $100 billion, but also generate 60,000 MW through hydro-power annually if waterways are interconnected in a Smart Grid.
A C Kamaraj
Expert Committee Member of Interconnecting Waterways, GoI
Thousand employees in the Ministries of Power, Coal and Renewable Energy can adopt two villages each in the all 545 Lok Sabha constituencies to ensure 100 per cent electrification.
Our mission is to build 100 Smart Cities across the country, using the latest technology and infrastructure.
Union Urban Development Minister, India
Introduction of Smart Grid as a tool of automation with its robust mechanism of IT system is an honest beginning to reduce transmission and distribution losses and supply of quality and uninterrupted power to the people.
Principal Secretary-Energy, Government of Odisha
Adding electric car charging facilities will require close monitoring to ensure
that drivers are supplied with the electricity they need without potentially overloading the electricity network.
CEO, POD Point
As Smart Grid technologies continue to improve, microgrids have the potential to become an important piece of the climate resilience puzzle.
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