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Microgrid 2014 MVP Challenge

Discovering operational microgrids that provide uninterruptible power to critical facilities and services during emergencies.

Department of Energy - Energy Programs

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $600,000
Type of Challenge: Scientific
Submission Start: 07/01/2014 08:00 AM ET
Submission End: 08/29/2014 08:00 AM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

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Does your organization have an operational microgrid that provides uninterruptible power to critical facilities and services during emergencies? Under the Microgrid 2014 MVP Challenge, organizations with operational microgrids are encouraged to submit details about their designs and operational data for judging. The data will help the Energy Department learn more about the performance and value of microgrids and capture lessons learned.