Boaz, Wisconsin, population 156, to host state’s first community-scale microgrid

BOAZ — Tucked just off Highway 14 on the way from Richland Center to Readstown, the village of Boaz has a church, a bar and a supper club. It will soon add a battery-powered microgrid to its list of amenities.
Alliant Energy is installing the $3 million microgrid in an effort to improve reliability with technology that could someday make the electrical system more resilient and able to make better use of intermittent wind and solar energy…  WSJ