Welcome to the Community Microgrids Planning Academy. This online education platform is designed for local government officials and other stakeholders across New Jersey who want to know more about microgrids and whether they make sense for their communities.

  • Take our series of short, online courses to get a solid grounding in what microgrids are, how
    they are planned and developed, and how they can benefit your community.
  • Access our video tutorials for deeper dives on specific microgrid topics.
  • Visit our resource library for a curated list of relevant publications and information sources.

Click on the links below for more detailed information about the site.

The Community Microgrids Planning Academy was developed and is currently maintained and updated by the Center for Resilient Design at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, in cooperation with Greener by Design, LLC and the Regional Plan Association.
Funding for the Academy was provided by a grant from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and managed by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ Office of Planning Services.