Department of Defense Microgrids EventHear how the DoD, Federal Facilities, States, Utilities, Cities & Communities are Investing in Microgrids for Energy Security, Renewables Integration, & the Grid Modernization
Infocast, a world leading business intelligence and networking events producer in renewable energy finance, investment, and development has announced the Microgrid Markets Summit East, scheduled for March 16–18, 2016 to be held in Arlington, VA. The event will be co-located with the 6th Defense Renewables Summit, scheduled for March 15–16.
Leading utilities, the United States DoD, DOE, States and Cities are driving a projected $26Billion, 5.9 Gigawatt annual microgrid market. The DoD is establishing a network of microgrids at over 40 military bases and is exploring the deployment of mobile microgrids at its 600+ forward operating bases. The threat of extreme weather events have states, municipalities and communities investing in microgrids at critical facilities and for gird modernization.
The Microgrid Markets Summit East will provide a platform for military, government and utility policy makers and procurement managers to share business and technical wants, needs and requirements for new microgrid projects with renewable energy developers, energy services companies, system integrators, EPCs, energy storage companies, microgrid enabling technology companies and financiers.
The summit has confirmed 11 leading utilities to date to share lessons learned from their microgrid adoption to date and plans for future projects, including AEP, Baltimore Gas & Electric, ComEd, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Dominion Resources, Eversource Energy, Exelon, National Grid, NRG, Pepco Holdings, and SDG&E. Connect and collaborate with key figures from the U.S. Department of Navy, Marine Corps, U.S. Department of Energy, Arizona Corporate Commission, State of New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, California Public Utilities Commission, Maryland Public Service Commission, District of Columbia Public Service Commission, NYISO, Connecticut DEEP, D.C. Department of Energy and Environment, PJM, Konterra Realty, Montgomery, County, USGBC, University of Pittsburgh, Los Alamos National Laboratory, DNV GL, GridCo Systems, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, D.C. PACE Commercial WGL, TimberRock Energy, Honeywell, CleanSpark, ClearRock, ThinkBox Group, EarthSpark, Clean Coalition, Center for Sustainable Energy, Van Zelm Engineers and More!
The event is sponsored by Hitachi, S&C Electric, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, and ETAP, and is supported by the Center for Sustainable Energy and the USGBC.
For more information, to register, or to join us as a sponsor, visit the event website at http://microgridmedia.com/military-microgrids or contact Infocast at 818-888-4444.
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