Maine Public Radio’s reporter Fred Bever traveled to cover our Isle au Haut microgrid news. Introspective Systems’ technology will incorporate renewable energy into the grid. Following is an excerpt from his story.
A Microgrid System On Isle au Haut Could One Day Be A Model For The Entire Nation
Renewable energy sources like wind and solar are muscling their way into the country’s energy mix. But they’re still pretty unpredictable, creating significant management challenges and price volatility.
Now, tiny Isle au Haut is the laboratory with a big solution: islanders and engineers are using artificial intelligence, complex algorithms and a bootstrapping attitude in an urgent effort to design what they are calling the next, next electricity grid.