Microgrid Morning Yoga
Breakfast provided courtesy of our Silver Partners:
Welcome and Overview
Microgrids Have Leapt ‘the Chasm.’ What’s on the Other Side?
Issue of the Day: Panel Discussion
Resiliency vs Sustainability. Why They are in Conflict and How to Make Peace
Lunch & Networking
Lunch provided courtesy of our Gold Partners:
The Philadelphia Navy Yard: The Remarkable Emergence of an Unintentional Microgrid as Told by Those Who Made it Happen
Moderator: Will Agate (Ameresco) Vice President, Microgrid Services
How Utilities are Enhancing the Grid and Improving Customer Service with Microgrids
Moderator: Lola Infante (Edison Electric Institute) Senior Director Clean Energy Technology and Policy
Moderator: Allison Archambault (EarthSpark) President
How to Moblize Students for University Microgrid Development
William Byun (University of California, San Marcos) Professor of Finance
Town by Town: Lessons Learned from the New Jersey Town Center Microgrid Program
Electrifying and Microgridding Planes, Trains and Ports
USDA Funding & Financing for Microgrids: Presentation
It Takes Two (or More): How to Find Partners and Form Teams to Build Successful Government Microgrids
Networking Exhibit Hall
The Evolution of Microgrid Finance: The Latest on Impact Investing, Project Finance, As-a-service and other Financial Mechanisms
Where, When, Why and How Microgrids Can Serve Electrification Efforts: What Early Leaders Can Teach Us
Presentations and demonstrations of the latest microgrid tech
Microgrid Knowledge Greater Good Awards
Annual award winners will be announced and will present their projects
Parting Thoughts: Solving the Day’s Big Question
An interactive session with audience members and panelists to discuss concepts and propose next steps needed to overcome obstacles and drive microgrid adoption. Here’s a chance to ask questions and propose your ideas.
Networking Reception provided courtesy of our Platinum Partners:
Featuring the industry’s top thinkers, innovators and change-makers, Microgrid 2020: Distributed Energy and World Electrification will explore opportunities for microgrids, nanogrids, non-wires alternatives other forms of distributed energy as we increasingly electrify vehicles, buildings and infrastructure.
Designed by the editors of Microgrid Knowledge, the one-of-a-kind event will bring out the latest news and trends in market development, technology, business models, financing and policy.
Join us for pre-conference workshop June 1 that will create an opportunity for regulators, policymakers, industry leaders and work together on some of the microgrid industry’s biggest challenges.
On June 2-3 gain a rare look at the evolving industry through lively keynote talks, engaging panel discussions, curated meeting for targeted groups, and in-depth case studies and presentations.
A fourth bonus day — June 4 — will offer tours of advanced microgrids in Philadelphia.
If you’re a project developer or customer seeking financing for your microgrid project, consider participating in Microgrid Financing Connection III.
Also stay tuned for the announcement of the deadline to apply for the Microgrids for the Greater Good Awards II.
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