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Microgrid Global Innovation Forum

  • Optimizing hybrid renewable energy microgrids for off-grid and grid-tied environments
  • September 7-9, 2021- London, United Kingdom

The 14th edition of the Microgrid Global Innovation Forum, September 7-9, 2021 in London, focuses on microgrid advances, case studies and applications in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. The event draws hundreds of industry professionals from around the world interested in maximizing the effective use of renewable and distributed energy resources, refining the positive business model for microgrid deployments, and sharing real-world case studies in both grid-tied and off-grid/remote environments.

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Topics to be covered in include:

  • Microgrid feasibility, design, and implementation
  • Refining the business case for off-grid, remote, and island microgrids
  • Solar + storage advances
  • Project financing and investor perspectives
  • Determining the correct technology mix for hybrid energy systems
  • Advanced battery, fuel cell, and flow battery technologies
  • Microgrid power control, management, and integration
  • Integrating distributed renewable energy resources into the grid
  • Effective project evaluation, implementation, and management
  • Regulatory and public policy advances
  • Standards and interoperability issues
  • Market drivers and opportunities worldwide
  • Utilizing renewables-centric microgrids to achieve climate change goals
  • and more

Real-World Lessons: The emphasis of the event is on key take-aways from leading microgrid projects in a range of regions and deployment environments

Executive Networking: Strategic partnerships and alliances will shape the future of this industry. The event will foster interaction among key decision makers and stakeholders across the microgrid spectrum.

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Results Oriented: Ample time is reserved for discussion of technology advances and projects at the forefront of microgrid development. Network with project principals and get up to speed on best practices and success strategies.

Financing sources: Forum attendees will learn about effectively planning and financing renewable energy and microgrid projects, and network with key investment professionals who are looking to support such projects.


An Open, Cross-Industry Networking Event

This event brings together technology thought leaders, project managers, system integrators, and development advocates for in-depth sharing of insights and experiences to date.

The forum is technology-agnostic and open to all industry professionals and researchers working to optimize hybrid energy systems.


Who Should Participate?

  • Microgrid project developers, owners, and entrepreneurs
  • Utility and energy provider executives
  • Solar PV, wind power, and renewable energy companies
  • Power control system and software vendors
  • Battery suppliers and energy storage companies
  • Regulatory and policy development professionals
  • Academic researchers, educators and professors
  • Financial and VC professionals
  • System integrators and project consultants

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2021 Speakers Include:

  • Peter H. Asmus, Associate Director - Energy Providers, Guidehouse Insights
  • Carlo Tacconelli, Co-Founder and CEO, EnGreen Solutions
  • Alexis Chalot, Microgrids Director, EDF Renewables
  • Susan Kabui Mwaniki, Group Finance Planning and Analysis Manager, Powergen Renewable Energy
  • Emma Miller, Business Development Advisor, Shell Foundation
  • Leslie Labruto, Head of Energy, Acumen
  • Javier Ayala, BRILHO Energy Africa - Team Leader | SNV Mozambique Energy Sector Lead, BRILHO Mozambique
  • Benjamin Hugues, Investment Director, Camco Clean Energy
  • Chris Beland, Senior Project Manager - Research and Development, Energy Saving Trust
  • Nithya Menon, Head of Product Development, Okra Solar
  • Aarti Mahajan, Program Lead, EnAccess Foundation
  • Jens Jaeger, Director of Policy & Business Development, Alliance for Rural Electrification
  • Torsten Schreiber, Founder and CEO, Africa GreenTec
  • Cyril Colin, Co-founder and CEO, Elum Energy
  • Mike Murray, Co-founder and COO, Ageto Energy
  • Justin McNamara, EMEA Business Development Manager, Xtralis (a Honeywell company)
  • Emily McAteer, CEO and Co-Founder, Odyssey Energy Solutions
  • Patrick Cousins, CEO and Co-Founder, Ferntech GmbH
  • Hugh McDermott, Senior Vice President-Business Development, ESS Inc.
  • Richard Mori, Co-founder and CEO, MeshPower Rwanda
  • Florian Martini, Project Manager Research & Innovation, Phaesun GmbH Germany
  • Yoann le Fol, Regional Manager - West and Central Arica, Victron Energy
  • Javier Ayala, BRILHO Energy Africa - Team Leader | SNV Mozambique Energy Sector Lead, BRILHO Mozambique
  • Devashish Paul, CEO and Founder, BluWave-ai
  • Luke Buras, Chief Operating Officer, Mobile Power
  • Uchechi Chuta, CEO, NetPoints Limited
  • George Kibala Bauer, Senior Insights and Advocacy Manager, GSMA

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Source: ASDEvents
Date: Jul 20, 2021


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