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figure 4. A solar PV array at Mesa del Sol. (Source: Chris Marnay.)

figure 5. Distribution and transmission lines under reconstruction in the town of Kesennuma. (Source: Alexis Kwasinski.)

Among the benefit streams considered, however, resilience
was not a dominant consideration.
The Aichi microgrid was focused on fuel cells and a few
other advanced technologies. As the largest-scale microgrid
in the world at the time, it provided electricity to a city hall,
a water purification plant, and the 2005 world exposition, its
first location. It was subsequently moved near to the Nagoya
Airport. Its accomplishments were the following:
✔ demonstrated multiple fuel cell technologies, PV, and
energy storage
✔ applied an efficient energy system, utilizing biomass
fuel, recycling, etc.
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✔ combined three PV system types generating 730

MWh (6% of the total)
✔ demonstrated technologies for methane fermentation
and high-temperature gasification using wood chips
and plastic bottles (these used 567 t (60%) of kitchen
garbage at the Expo, 19 t of wood chips and 5 t of plastic bottles, achieving a 54.1% conversion efficiency
overall)
✔ verified microgrid control technology, with intermittent renewable sources
✔ islanded using its fuel cells, PV, and a sodium-sulfur
battery
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