Weaving military microgrids into the power grid

05/20/2013 | Greentech Media

Fort Bliss in Texas has tied its microgrid into the wider power grid, Jeff St. John writes. The Army outpost has a 120-kilowatt solar array and a 300-kilowatt battery system for energy storage, all managed with Lockheed Martin's Intelligent Microgrid Control System. "We are entering an age of emerging threats and cyberwarfare," Maj. Joe Buccino said in a statement. "We are assuming an unacceptable measure of risk at fixed installations of extended power loss in the event of an attack on the fragile electric grid."

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