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7th Microgrids & Distributed Generation for Public & Private Sectors

Empowering Grid Transformation, Calculating Economic and Financial Reform and Incorporating Technology to Ensure Safe, Sustainable, and Reliable Power

1-3 Mar 2017
Doubletree Suites by Hilton Boston - Cambridge | Boston, MA, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Director of Renewable Redeveloping an innovative approach to community energy solutions through microgrid deployment in the City of Boston

After Hurricane Sandy, Boston has been developing a framework to ensure that the lights never go out by modifying the business model for projects throughout the city.

Workshop Moderator: Travis Sheehan

Company: Senior Infrastructure Advisor—Boston Planning and Developing Agency

Conference Workshop

Exploring the Advancement of the Microgrid Controller as a Means of Enhancing Microgrid Research and Development to Improve Energy Reliability and Distribution

Insight into the competitive marketplace in the microgrid controller industry to stay up-to-date on the latest advancements and available controllers.

Workshop Moderator: Greg Mowry

Company:Director of Renewable Energy and Alternatives Laboratory—University of St. Thomas

Why You Should Attend

7th Microgrids & Distributed Generation for Public & Private Sectors

Superstorms, regulators, and stakeholders are demanding effective and efficient solutions to financial and regulatory hurdles in developing safe, resilient, and sustainable power  - all of which are leading to an increase in the development of microgrids and distributed energy resources. 

This premier marcus evans conference will address the direction public and private sector power generators and users are heading, trends industry leaders are incorporating, and results from microgrid and distributed generation projects with proven success.

Key Topics

  • Highlight Boston’s Successful Microgrid Collaborative Strategies to Grasp Advances in the Energy Market with the City of Boston, Boston Planning and Development Agency, and Department of Energy Massachusetts
  • Discuss Storage Challenges and Benefits to Ensure Higher Levels of Integration and Performance via ISO New England
  • Leverage Un-planned Resources to Forge them into a Viable Microgrid with Alliant Energy
  • Explore a new Microgrid Project to Discuss Emerging Technology Integration Goals and Issues via Xcel Energy
  • Previous Attendees Include

    U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of the Navy, New York Power
    Authority, New York City Housing Authority, Constellation Energy, NYC
    Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, Energy Northwest, Environmental Defense
    Fund, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National
    Laboratory, Con Edison, New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery,
    EDF Climate Corps

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    Practical Insights From

    Travis Sheehan
    Senior Infrastructure Advisor
    Boston Planning and Development Agency

    Beth Chacon
    Director, Grid Storage and Emerging Technologies
    Xcel Energy

    Mike Henderson
    Director, Regional Planning and Coordination
    New England ISO

    Michael Duschen
    Project Manager New Energy Solutions
    National Grid

    Will Lauwers
    Director of Emerging Technologies
    Department of Energy Massachusetts

    Jayesh Shah MESc., MBA, P.Eng.
    Interim Vice President, Engineering and Operations
    Oshawa Power and Utilities Corporation

    Sander Cohan
    Director of Innovation
    Enel Green Power

    Bradford Swing
    Director of Energy Policy and Programs
    City of Boston, Mayor's Office

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "Thanks for a great conference. I learned a tremendous amount about the state of microgrid development" -Duke Energy
    • "It was a wonderful occasion for me to join this marcus evans conference. the content was very abundant and dedicated" – EDF
    • "The conference exceeded my expectations - very good relevant presentations and some great contacts - diversity of audience was good - provided for some good conversation" - City of Boulder
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    John Hummel

    NBC Tower, 9th Floor
    455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
    Chicago, IL 60611

    312-540-3000 Ext: 6327
    Fax: 312.894.6304