Sam Butler




Building Back Better
with Community Savings


1. A 1MW grid, capable of powering powers 600+ homes, costs $2.1 million. Calculation for 1000 homes is based on 2MW of power at $4 million.

2. Microgrids save an average of 5% in transmission (and can save as much to 30%), by lowering the distance that electricity travels to your home. Further energy savings can come from lower prices of renewable energy generation — savings are more profound where energy prices are higher today. (Also see: analysis of Rewiring America report)

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in pay $ for .

With homes in our community, all together, we spend $12,000,000 per year on cars.

With a , homes in our community could save 75% on cars — as much as $9,000 in savings per year.

If a bike and transit transition costs $ per home, every home can save $8038 per year and pay back the bike and transit transition in 5 years — giving the project a 28.10% annual rate of return.

And from then on, homes enjoy a full $9000 in savings per year with a bike and transit transition.

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