When localized, self-sufficient distributed power solutions are critical to your operation, microgrids bring multiple energy resources together to provide flexible autonomous power solutions.Watch our video for more about the future of microgrids
How do microgrids work?
Microgrids are locally-controlled power sources that can integrate multiple energy resources such as diesel, natural gas, wind or solar power. Microgrids provide independent power - when the traditional power grid goes out, a microgrid can immediately switch to backup generators and batteries.
The microgrid control allows the components to function as one seamlessly-integrated power source, and allows you to monitor weather, utility prices and performance data so your well-informed decisions help keep costs low and power on.
What are the advantages of microgrids?
When one energy source fails, microgrids ensure continuous power by immediately switching to other connected sources.
Microgrids can incorporate renewable energy sources, offering a practical solution for decarbonization efforts.
Intelligent microgrid controls monitor performance to ensure efficiency. Energy resource technologies, available government incentives and utilities can also lower the total cost of ownership.
Microgrids' modularity serves changing energy needs with ease by instantaneously matching the provided power to the needed load.
How can microgrids be used?
Cummins supplies a variety of microgrid solutions for businesses, governments and institutions:
- Healthcare facilities
- Data centers
- Manufacturing plants
- Military installations
- Remote communities and islands
How much do microgrid solutions cost?
We’re more than a provider - we are proud to be a partner. From project design to service and support, we’re right alongside you.
Contact one of our microgrid teams today so we can learn more about your project and discuss pricing and options.
Microgrids deliver results for Cummins customers