What are some alternatives?
When comparing PowerPod and gridscale, you can also consider the following products
Microgrid Services - Green Energy Corp's mission is to modernize national power systems and microgrids while driving the development of the Smart Grid by it's open source GreenBus.
VMmanager - VMmanager is a QEMU/KVM server virtualization management software, which presents perfect tools for creating virtual machines, providing VPS services, and building cloud infrastructure.
Microgrid - How Microgrids Work
Virtkick - Virtkick is a Software as a Service VPS control panel and your company’s storefront.
Electrovaya Energy Storage Systems - Leading lithium ion battery manufacturer with a focus on all things heavy duty and electric. 'Electrification of Things' (https://t.co/fIoovl2TLm)
Fleio - OpenStack billing software and control panel for service providers;