May 15, 2024
You are here:  Home  >  Energy  >  Current Article

Montecito fire district might build its own microgrid


The Montecito Fire Protection District voted to take steps toward building its own microgrid Feb. 25, aiming to protect infrastructure in the event of disasters like the 2017 Thomas fire and the deadly mudslides that followed in Montecito. The move by the Board of Directors of the district directed Fire Chief Chip Hickman to draft…


    This article is only available to Business Times subscribers
  • Subscribers: or REGISTER for complete digital access.
  • Not a Subscriber? SUBSCRIBE for full access to our weekly newspaper, online edition and Book of Lists.
  • Check the STATUS of your Subscription Account.