Microgrid 2021 Speakers

The Call for Speakers closed on 2/15/2021

 Microgrid Knowledge 2021

Conference Speakers

Engineering & Operations

Oscar Aitchison

Engineering & Operations - Okra Solar
Renewable Energy

Kay Aikin

CEO-Dynamic Grid
microgrid tariff

Lorraine Akiba

President & CEO - LHA Ventures

Jason Allen

Service and Support Engineer, Deif
home microgrids

Peter Asmus

Research Director - Guidehouse

Michael Bakas

Executive Vice President, Ameresco

Matt Baker

Director of Microgrids & Critical Power - Typhoon HIL
Chris Ball

Chris Ball

Senior Manager, Microgrids - Bloom Energy
Ryan Bazler

Ryan Bazler

VP, Marketing for A-I-WARE - Veritone
microgrid buyers

Bill Becker

Renewable Energy Sales Manager, ComAp
Shawn Bennett,

Shawn Bennett

Senior Advisor, US Air Force Office of Assurance
Scott Benson

Scott Benson

Manager, Resources & Transmission Planning - Lincoln Energy System

Corey Bergendahl

Systems Engineer Product Advisor, Cummins
Dave Bliss

David Bliss

Charge Bliss Energy
choosing the right resources for your microgrid

Michael Boswell

Vice President - Distributed Generation Projects, Concord Engineering
Brandon Bowser

Brandon Bowser

Energy Program Manage - State of Maryland Energy Administration

Zachary Bradford

CEO, President & Director - CleanSpark

Mike Byrnes

Chief Operating Officer, SourceOne Inc.

Elena Cahill

Author of Power Economics

Duncan Campbell

VP, Project Analysis - Scale Microgrid Solutions
EV Charging

Norm Campbell

Manager, Military & Government Business, - Go Electric

Kevin Chen

Senior Manager of Smart Grid and Technology

Samantha Childress

Solutions Architect Manager - Schneider Electric

Michael Coskun

Director - Business Development, S & C Electric Company

Brian Curtis

CEO, Concentric Power

Ryan De La Cruz

Director of Business Development - Ecom-Energy, Inc.

Julie Delago

Director – Site and Electromechanical Integration Team, Cummins

Al Delia

Vice President for Regional Development and Engagement, Frostburg State University
microgrid adoption

Jacqueline DeRosa

Vice President Battery Energy Storage Systems - Ameresco
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James DiLiberto


Gauri Dixit

Project Analyst - Scale Microgrid Solutions
Scott Dwyer

Scott Dwyer

Research Principal - University of Technology, Sydney

Tim Echols

Commissioner, State of Georgia - Public Service Commission

Karim El Alami

Managing Director, Elum Energy

Thomas Fawcett

Project Engineer - Ameresco

Mark Feasel

President, Smart Grid - Schneider Electric Utility Segment
Jim Fonger

Jim Fonger

Vice President of Business Development and Distributed Generation - Ameresco

Joe Gammie

Business Development Engineer - PowerSecure
Jesse Gerstin

Jesse Gerstin

Director, Sustainable Business Development -SimpliPhi Power, Inc.
resources for your microgrid

Scott Gibson

Principal Engineer, Snohomish County PUD
John Glassmire

John Glassmire

Senior Advisor, Grid Edge Solutions - Hitachi ABB Power Grids

John Griffiths

Principal, CONTECH CA

Jaimie Hamilton

Technical Leader, Energy Management Business - Cummins, Inc.

Thomas Hawes

Business Development Director, S and C Electric Company

Will Heegaard

Operations Director, Footprint Project

Gwen Holdmann

Director - Alaska Center for Energy (U Alaska)

Rob Hong

Founder - Sapling Financial

Ken Horne

Director, North American Energy Investors - Guidehouse
Microgrid developers

Scott Kessler

US Microgrid Strategy & Sales - Siemens

John Kononiuk

Executive Manager of Facilities, London District Catholic School Board

Nirupama Kumar

Sr. Product Manager – Microgrids, Bloom Energy
Think Microgrid

Patrick Lee

Co-Founder and CEO, PXiSE Energy Solutions, LLC
Peter Lilienthal

Peter Lilienthal

Global Microgrid Lead, UL Renewables; Founder, HOMER Energy by UL

L Hunter Lovins

President & Founder - Natural Capitalism Solutions
Microgrid reliability

Scott Manson

Technology Director, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, (SEL) Inc.
Jason Marenda

Jason Marenda

Project Manager, DER & Renewables - Power Engineering

Hugh McDermott

Senior Vice President of Business Development & Sales - ESS, Inc.

Sean McEvoy

Senior VP, International Relations - Veritone
Rene Mendez

Rene Mendez

Mayor, City of Gonzales, CA

Zihe Meng

Senior Associate, African Energy - RMI (formerly Rocky Mtn. Institute)
Dan Nordloh

Dan Nordloh

Vice President & General Manager - EnTech Solutions
Bruce Nordman

Bruce Nordman

Research Scientist - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Microgrid Knowledge

Kevin Normandeau

Publisher, Microgrid Knowledge

Hassan Obeid

Global Technical Advisor, Cummins

Klaus Payrhuber

Strategic Project Development - INNIO Jenbacher
microgrid gap solution

AJ Perkins

President - InstantON
future of microgrids

Thomas Poteet

Vice President, Corporate Development, Mesa Solutions

Ravi Pradhan

Vice President, Technical Solutions - Siemens Company
Steve Pullins

Steve Pullins

Chief Technology Officer - AlphaStruxure

Samantha Reifer

Director, Special Projects - Scale Microgrid Solutions
about microgrid knowledge

Matt Roberts

Director of Marketing & Communications - SimpliPhi Power

Michael Robinson

Associate Director - Microgrids, EDF Renewables

Allan Schurr

Chief Commercial Officer - Enchanted Rock

Manoj Sinha

CEO - Husk Power Systems
Jamie Smith

Jamie Smith

Vice President, Business Development - Generac

David Stringer

Senior Business Development Manager - Deif
build a microgrid

Erik Svanholm

Vice President, Non Wire Alternatives - S&C Electric Company

David Theodore

Co-founder & CTO - Climate Resilient Internet, LLC

Cordelia Thielitz

Vice President, Microgrid Solutions, Rolls Royce
Keith Thompson

Keith Thomson

Co-Founder & Facilitator - AVL Critical Services

Lance Tushim

Sr. Construction Project Manger - Ameresco
Tim Victor

Tim Victor

Analyst - Scale Microgrid Solutions

Joe Vitella

Sr. Manager Engineering, Ameresco

Mick Wasco

Utilities and Energy Management, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

John Westerman

Director, Microgrid Project Development and Engineering - Schneider Electric
Clark Wiedetz

Clark Wiedetz

Chief Sales Officer, Green Struxtures
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Elisa Wood

Editor-in-Chief, Microgrid Knowledge

Marshall Worth

Senior Product Engineer - PowerSecure

Microgrid 2021: The World Awakens to Microgrids is a four-week event designed to educate businesses, institutions and communities about microgrids.

*Note: All presenters, panelists, speakers and moderators must register for the conference by April 1 to retain their place on the agenda. Registration is free.