Mike Voll and Nabil Farah co-presented at the 2017 Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum, along with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). The presentation brought together two world experts on energy storage systems to present a roadmap for the procurement and implementation of storage on island grids.
Can Caribbean islands modernize their way to affordable, resilient energy grids?
Storms like Irma and Maria expose the cost and vulnerability of diesel-based energy; renewables and battery...
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Providing a multitude of air quality and noise consultant services for over 20 years
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Mike Voll on the innovative approach of developing a microgrid concept in a small commercial community.
Microgrids: An energy solution for small towns with big aspirations
A solution for the “chicken and egg” conundrum of smaller municipalities that lack the grid capacity to attract more industry
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What have we learned after years of performing verifications? Good data management is essential
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Ask an expert: Why it’s important to bring a cultural heritage landscape architect on board early in your project
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From NC State University, Dr. Bill Hunt explains how stormwater management practices can be applied to streets.
Approach to resilient and sustainable stormwater and extreme event management
From the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Matt Lauffer explains how resilient and sustainable stormwater practices are applied in North Carolina and how extreme weather events are addresse
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