The Future of Grids, Micro and Macro?

Sept. 19, 2021
In this panel discussion, innovators from Dynamic Grid, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Grid Strategies, and Ameresco debate grid transformation over the next decade.

Microgrids and the macrogrid are evolving because of their interplay and the growing use of renewables, analytics, and intelligent software. What will this mean to energy delivery in the future? What kind of new services can we expect? In this panel discussion, innovators from Dynamic Grid, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Grid Strategies, and Ameresco debate grid transformation over the next decade.

The moderator of this panel discussion is Jacqueline Derosa, Vice President of Ameresco.

Featured speakers include:

Kay Aikin, CEO, Dynamic Grid

Julieta Giraldez, Senior Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Rob Gramlich, President, Grid Strategies

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.

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