Microgrids for Government, Communities and CCAs

Dec. 13, 2021
Many communities, cities and even the military are turning to microgrids. What can be done to speed the adoption of reliable microgrids for communities?

When climate disasters strike, the public counts on a quick response from government. But power outages undercut vital government services, such as water treatment, public safety, and mass transit. That is why so many communities, cities and even the military are turning to microgrids. What can be done to speed the transition to and adoption of reliable microgrids for communities?

The discussion is moderated by Ken Horne, Microgrid California Conference Moderator and Director of Portfolio Operations at Spring Lane Capital.

Featured speakers include:

Michael Coskun, Director of Business Development, S&C Electric

Candice Yu, Business Development Advisor, Shell

Lindsey Hawes, Municipal Energy Program Manager, City of San Diego

Mehdi Ganji, Smart City Vice President, Willdan

Laurie Sucgang, Assistant Public Works Director/City Engineer, City of Dublin, CA

JP Ross, Vice President of Local Development, Electrification and Innovation, East Bay Community Energy

This video was recorded during Microgrid California: Keeping the Power Flowing During Grid Disruption. The one-day regional education event was designed for California businesses, institutions, and communities that are curious about how microgrids can benefit them. Held in October of 2021, the editors at Microgrid Knowledge gathered microgrid leaders for a day of interactive sessions designed to help innovators, developers, utilities, and technology and engineering firms exploring the microgrid space.

The event featured more than 30 speakers across five sessions. Panel discussions covered microgrids for businesses and utilities, agriculture and the food industry, education and campuses. and government, communities and CCAs. The event also included an interactive leadership session where panelists and audience members discussed takeaways and questions from the event.

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