Improving Resilience Through Microgrids & Battery Storage


Leaders in Energy, along with Resilient Virginia, will be sponsoring “Improving Resilience through Microgrids & Battery Storage.”

The utilization of microgrids plus battery storage is seen increasingly by public and private organizations as the wave of the future to help ensure energy reliability and security in the age of intense hurricanes and cybersecurity threats.

 

Topics include: technology that supports the utility/microgrid interface, tools for developers to assess microgrid viability based on existing infrastructure and regulations, how local governments in the DMV are working with private companies to make microgrid development financially feasible, and how our regional Department of Defense installations are utilizing microgrids as part of their energy security systems. A number of companies and organizations will be exhibiting their solutions.

Confirmed speakers include:
**John Caldwell, PhD, Director of Economics, EEI
**Brendan Owens, PE, Chief of Engineering, USGBC
**Dan Ton, Program Manager, US DOE Smart Grid R&D
**Michael Yambrach, Capital Projects, Energy and Sustainability, Montgomery County, MD

Admission:
**General – $30 ($25 early bird through 10/12)
**Job seekers and students – $20 ($15 early bird through 10/12)

**$35 for walk-ins.
Admission/registration includes program, pizza, and beverages.

For more information, contact: Janine Finnell, Leaders in Energy, 703-203-0766, jfinnell@leadersinenergy.org

Additional details and information on how to RSVP at: http://www.lercpa.com/microgrids

Location

Edison Electric Institute
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004
Washington District of Columbia 20004

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