Microgrids for Education and Campuses

Dec. 13, 2021
California’s higher education institutions are leaders in microgrids. In this panel discussion from Microgrid California, hear from schools that operate campus microgrids and those that are soon to join them.

California’s higher education institutions are renowned worldwide. They also are leaders in microgrids. Hear from schools that now operate microgrids and those that are soon to join them. Learn what they’ve learned about the journey in this panel discussion on education and campus microgrids.

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

Featured speakers include:

Sally McGarrahan, Associate Vice Chancellor – Facilities
Capital Renewal Program, UC Berkeley

Kira Stoll, Chief Sustainability & Carbon Solutions Officer, University of California, Berkeley

David Liebman, Energy & Sustainability Specialist, Sonoma County Junior College District

Alok Singhania, Partner/Business Growth, Gridscape

Matthew Kritscher, Vice President Student Services, Chabot Community College

Thomas Poteet III, VP, Corporate Development, Mesa Solutions

Ed Bludnicki, Senior Project Developer, Ameresco

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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