14th EditionConference

Microgrid Global Innovation Forum - North America

15 - 16 Feb 2022
San Diego, USA  •  A Virtual Event
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"Achieving resiliency, integrating renewables"
The Microgrid Global Innovation Forum - North America, February 15-16, 2022 in San Diego brings together utilities and industry stakeholders for focused networking and in-depth information sharing concerning the latest technology developments, implementation and operation of hybrid renewable energy microgrids. The emphasis is on maximizing the business case for microgrids, integration into the larger grid, and sharing real-world case studies of both grid-tied and off-grid/remote environments. UPDATE: Due to the current Covid situation this conference will now be conducted 100% virutally, via GoToMeeting.


  • 25 speakers
  • Latest technology advances, applications and deployments
  • Microgrid regulatory landscape and market drivers in N. America

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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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5 Exhibitors

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Feb 2022, San Diego 14th Edition
Sep 2020, Online

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Schedule & Agenda

All Days Day 1 Day 2
Tue, 15 Feb 09:00 AM - 09:30 AM Session
Resilient California - Microgrid Regulatory Updates, Opportunities & Outlook
Since 2019, the California Public Utilities Commission has developed a resiliency and microgrid framework and began putting effect rules, p...continue reading
Jessica Tse
Jessica Tse Senior Regulatory Analyst - Resiliency & Micr..

Tue, 15 Feb 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Session
Current Microgrid Projects and Technology Deployments: Pushing the Envelope
The California Energy Commission's Energy Innovation Showcase has awarded over $800 million to cutting edge energy projects in areas such a...continue reading
Mike Gravely
Mike Gravely Team Lead and Senior Electrical Engineer, Ene..

Tue, 15 Feb 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Session
Microgrid Case Study in Northern California Winery
Michael Murray
Michael Murray Co-Founder and COO, Ageto Energy
Benjamin Tackett
Benjamin Tackett Director, Utility Business Development-ESS, S..

Tue, 15 Feb 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Session
Leveraging Existing Assets for Single Premise Microgrids
Not so long ago, the ideas of a million rooftops with solar installed (PV systems) and a million cars that run on electricity (EVs) were co...continue reading
Lee Krevat
Lee Krevat CEO, Krevat Energy Innovations
Josh Gerber
Josh Gerber CEO, Connect California

Tue, 15 Feb 01:45 PM - 03:15 PM Session
Exploring Energy as a Service 'Under The Hood': The Reality of Managing a Multi-Stakeholder, Multi-Partner Microgrid
Today, businesses face accelerating energy challenges related to cost, sustainability, resilience and reliability -- and often lack the res...continue reading
Peter Asmus
Peter Asmus Research Director - Microgrids, Guidehouse In..
Don Wingate
Don Wingate Vice President, Utility & Microgrid Solutions..

Tue, 15 Feb 03:45 PM - 05:00 PM Session
Synergistic Microgrid Business Models
Another way to consider the microgrid value proposition is to start by seeking synergies among resources that would or could constitute a m...continue reading
Shiv Mani Senior
Shiv Mani Senior Analyst and Group Manager - Office of Energy ..
Steve Pullins
Steve Pullins Senior Vice President and CTO, AlphaStruxure
Wed, 16 Feb 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM Session
AI for Grid Connected and Remote Microgrids
This interactive panel discussion will examine AI predictive analytics and optimal control (or Model Predictive Optimal Control) methods an...continue reading
Ashkan Rahimi-Kian PhD, P.Eng
Ashkan Rahimi-Kian PhD, P.Eng IEEE Senior Member, Founder and CEO, I-EMS Gr..
Javad Zare
Javad Zare Lead Electrical Engineer & DERMS Software Dev..

Wed, 16 Feb 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM Session
Mid-Size Wind Turbines for Microgrids - Another Piece of the Puzzle
This session will look at the market and technology status of small and mid-size wind turbines, and how mid-size turbines are a great fit f...continue reading
Frank J. Micone
Frank J. Micone CEO, Air Voltaics

Wed, 16 Feb 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM Session
Ensuring Longevity: Building in Long-Term Optimization
Renewable energy adoption, resiliency and reliability support are just a few of the wide range of use cases driving an increased interest i...continue reading
Joe Sullivan
Joe Sullivan Head of Sales - North America, PXiSE Energy S..

Wed, 16 Feb 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM Session
Disrupting the Lithium-Ion Paradigm
EnerVenue's nickel-hydrogen battery technology originated at NASA in the 1980s and was then further refined and cost-reduced by Stanford Un...continue reading
Jorg Heinemann
Jorg Heinemann CEO, EnerVenue

Wed, 16 Feb 11:00 PM - 12:00 PM Session
The Transformative Impact of Technology on Microgrid Utility Viability in Emerging Markets
Despite challenging circumstances, microgrid utilities in emerging markets have seen tremendous growth in the last five years. The adoption...continue reading
David Riposo
David Riposo Energy Access Officer, United States Agency f..
Dan Schnitzer
Dan Schnitzer CEO, SparkMeter

Visitor Ticket Price

395 USDParticipantVirtual Attendee Pass (conference is now 100% virtual due to Covid)