Microgrid Leaders to Gather in September for Second National Microgrids Conference

Aug. 23, 2014
Microgrid industry leaders will gather in Chicago September 10-12 for the “The Second National Microgrids Conference: Powering the Demand for Microgrid Technology.”

Microgrid industry leaders will gather in Chicago September 10-12 for the “The Second National Microgrids Conference: Powering the Demand for Microgrid Technology.”

The industry conference will focus on the future power of microgrids – overcoming restraints, demand management and prioritizing loads. Sessions will feature some of the best microgrid programs and leaders nationwide who are pushing the industry forward.

A case study-based event, the microgrids conference will highlight latest market drivers, enabling technologies, current deployments and projected growth of microgrids in North America and elsewhere. Discussion will center on refining the business model as well as effectively planning, designing and deploying microgrids.

Speakers include: William Anderson, Director of Strategy and Business Development at Eaton; Stephanie Hamilton, Smarter Grid R&D Manager, Brookhaven National Laboratory; Jim Reilly, Principal Reilly Associates; William Moran, Sr. Electrical Engineer TRC Solutions; Don Dumich, Commercial & Industrial Application Director, S&C Electric; David Chiesa, Director of Business Development for Commercial, Industrial and Governmental Microgrids  S&C Electric; Kurt Yeager, Vice Chairman, Galvin Electricity Initiative/Perfect Power Institute; Michael Gurin, Chief Technology Officer. Veriown Innovation Center; John. Westerman, Executive Vice President Projects, Green Energy; Ken Geisler, Vice President, Business Strategy, Smart Grid Division, Infrastructure & Cities Sector, Siemens Industry; Larisa Dobriansky, Senior Vice President, Legal Regulatory and Energy Policy Affairs, General Microgrids; Bruce Beihoff, Director of Technology Innovation M-WERC, (Mid-West Energy Research Consortium); Sean Mitchem, Principal Analyst Southwest Research Institute; Steven. Pullins, Co-Founder/Chief Strategy Officer, Green Energy Corp; Shalom Flank, Chief Technology Officer and Microgrid Architect, Pareto; Steven Glover, Manager of the Electrical Sciences and Experiments Department Sandia National Laboratories; Eric Putnam, Associate Engineer, Burns & McDonnell; Darrell Thornley, Director Chicago Bridge and Iron; Darren Hammell, Co-founder and Chief Strategic Officer Princeton Power Systems.

The microgrids conference  is being organized by Active Communications International. It will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Chicago,  North Shore in Chicago. To register, contact Ashley Henderson, 414-221-1700 [email protected]. The agenda and other conference details are available here.

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