Microgrid Researcher (IMAGE) DOE/Sandia National Laboratories Caption Sandia National Laboratories scientist Robert Jeffers was part of a research team that analyzed ways to increase resilience in New Orleans during and after severe weather. When the power goes out, getting access to clean drinking water, food, medical care, shelter, prescriptions and more can be challenging. The team studied how microgrids could help provide access to these services and boost community resilience. Credit Photo by Randy Montoya Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.