Microgrid Global Summit
July 12, 2014
In May the Advanced Power and Energy Program hosted this unique 4-day event that brought together key representatives from industry, utilities, government agencies, and academia from around the world. The focus of the program was to examine issues and learn about real-world on the ground Microgrid deployments that are pushing the envelope of energy reliability, quality, and accessibility. Speakers and panelists from across the spectrum of the Microgrid Community included: the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Sandia National Laboratories, MIT Lincoln Labs, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, Oakridge National Laboratory, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, MelRok, Seimens, ETAP, Schneider Electric, Bloom Energy, Southern California Edison (SCE), and San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E). In addition to the plenary and panel session, there was a tour of the University of California, Irvine Microgrid, and a special briefing by the U.S. Department of Energy.