WTTW’s Chicago Tonight explores the technology behind Illinois Tech’s microgrid

“At IIT when we built this system the primary reason was reliability,” says Mohammad Shahidehpour, director of the Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, and a specialist in creating and managing power systems, including microgrids. “Before we had this microgrid we spent quite a bit of time and money – energy basically – managing outages.” Watch the full Chicago Tonight story.