Miami Dade County is a thriving metropolitan city with a population of approximately 3 million. This book analyzesthe feasibility of a microgrid in its urban environment. Miami is in a location that is a hurricane hot spot and additionally rich in sunny weather. Applying a microgrid to a community in Miami, with a basic 5 kW PV system and a 2 kW fuel cell, would provide sufficient energy to the average household. The technology is available, but the policies in place are not welcoming. With better policies , Miami has significant potential to provide microgrids for energy security and independence.