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Tuesday, January 28, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 1
The Bronzeville Community Microgrid (BCM) is the first utility-operated microgrid cluster, demonstrating how innovative technologies can support broader efforts to promote resilience and sustainability. ComEd, the electric utility serving 4 million customers in Northern Illinois, is installing this 7 MW microgrid in the Chicago neighborhood of Bronzeville with funding support... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Panel Moderator
Muhidin (Dino) Lelic
Director, Applied R&D
Quanta Technology
Session Chair
Ken Horne
Director
Navigant Consulting Inc.
Session Co-Chair
Raj Chudgar
Chief Executive Officer
Demand Power Inc.
Panelist
Amin Khodaei
Assistant Professor and Department Chair
University of Denver
Panelist
Farid Katiraei
Senior Director, Advanced Technology Integration
Quanta Technology
Panelist
Guohui Yuan
Program Manager
U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative
Panelist
Liuxi (Calvin) Zhang
Manager Smart Grid & Technology
ComEd
Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)

Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 2
This session examines three distinct microgrid projects in different locations focusing on real-world issues such as protection, resiliency, and safety. Each provides a template for the industry to leverage the integration of renewable energy and energy storage that provide value to the customer and utility....
Speaker(s)
Session Chair
Lee Krevat
CEO
Krevat Energy Innovations
Session Co-Chair
Brian Mehalic
Senior Technical Advisor
SEI Professional Services
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 2A
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Aleksandar Vukojevic
Manager- Technology Development
Duke Energy
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 2B
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Jim Zoellick
Managing Research Engineer
Schatz Energy Research Center
Speaker
Nkiruka Avila
Senior Grid Innovation Engineer
Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 2C
  • Wednesday, January 29, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Marcus Nichol
Director, New Reactor Deployment
Nuclear Energy Institute
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)

Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 3
We explore three diverse microgrid use cases. Each will provide an insider’s view of microgrid operational issues, best practices, and lessons learned from two operational projects and the development effort from a third project. The case studies will aid engineers and end users in making decisions to perform accurate technical... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Session Chair
Wendy Prabhu
President
Mercom Capital Group
Session Co-Chair
Richard Stuebi
President
Future Energy Advisors
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 3A
  • Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Point of Contact
Bernardo Fernandes
Director, Power System Consulting
Siemens Power Technologies International
Co-Author
Christopher Cheng
Senior Project Manager
NYSERDA
Speaker
Michelle Isenhouer Hanlin
Senior Project Manager
Booz Allen Hamilton
Co-Author
Nelson Bacalao
Senior Manager, Consulting
Siemens Power Technologies International
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:MIcrogrids 3B
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Clark Wiedetz
Director, Microgrid and Renewable Integration
Siemens
Speaker
Jana Ganion
Sustainability and Government Affairs Director
Blue Lake Rancheria
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 3C
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Point of Contact
Cheryl Lewis
Marketing Analyst, Power/Oil & Gas
Black & Veatch
Speaker
James McDaniel
Electrical Engineer
Black & Veatch
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)

Thursday, January 30, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 4
This session will describe approaches and lessons learned from real-world integration of microgrid components and virtual power plants, including integration of AC- and DC-coupled battery energy storage systems (BESS), PV systems, and natural gas generators....
Speaker(s)
Session Chair
Alex Lago
PwC
Session Co-Chair
Clark Wiedetz
Director, Microgrid and Renewable Integration
Siemens
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 4A
  • Thursday, January 30, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Hector Camacho
Senior Engineer
Southern California Edison
Co-Author
Vahid Salehi
Technical Lead Eng.
Southern California Edison
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 4B
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Frederick Huff
Lead Engineer
Emerson
Co-Author
Sheldon Willis
Lead Software Development Engineer
Emerson
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 4C
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Aleksandar Vukojevic
Manager- Technology Development
Duke Energy
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)

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