The Microgrid Innovation Showcase

Sept. 19, 2021
Three leading microgrid companies offer an inside look at microgrid innovation in this webinar-style video. Learn about a remote microgrid in Canada, a military microgrid on a US Air Force base, and an industrial microgrid in South Africa.

Three leading microgrid companies offer an inside look at microgrid innovation in this webinar-style video. You’ll hear about a remote microgrid in a remote Canadian community facing challenges from climate change. Then, you’ll learn about a microgrid that provides resilience and savings at an Air Force base with a sophisticated controller. Finally, we’ll discuss a microgrid at a South African manufacturing facility that uses second life electric vehicle batteries and a factory-as-a-grid model.

Elisa Wood, Editor-in-Chief of Microgrid Knowledge, moderates this panel discussion.

Featured speakers include:

Nathan Adams, General Manager, North American Microgrids, Hitachi ABB Power Grids

John Vernacchia, Segment Manager, Renewable Energy, North America Sales, Electrical, Eaton

Joe Vitella, P.E., Senior Manager – Engineering, Federal Solutions, Ameresco

This video was recorded during Microgrid 2020 Global, a virtual gathering of microgrid leaders, advocates, and thinkers from seven continents. Held in November of 2020, the editors at Microgrid Knowledge gathered the industry at a pivotal event designed to set a goal for microgrid growth over the next decade. Although this was previously recorded, you’ll find many of the examples and insights are timeless in their strategic value.

The three-day event featured over 90 speakers and 27 educational sessions. Designed by the editors of Microgrid Knowledge, the one-of-a-kind event covered news and trends in microgrid market development, technology, business models, financing and policy. Topics covered during the event include how microgrids can make or save you money, residential microgrids, and solutions to microgrid engineering and technical challenges.

Microgrid Knowledge produces the world’s largest microgrid events. Because we’re an independent third party, you can be sure that the information you’ll receive will capture a broad industry perspective. Look for more great premium video content from Microgrid Knowledge, ​​the largest site in the world dedicated to all things microgrid.