3rd National Microgrids Conference

April 14 to 16, 2015 - Dallas, Texas, USA

A three-day conference on capitalizing on Microgrids for improved system energy efficiency, reliability and providing enabling technologies for grid independence.

The 3rd National Microgrids Conference will highlight the following topics:

  • Deploying Microgrids for achieving strategic energy objectives, such as developing storage capacity and increasing energy efficiency
  • Maximizing the use of renewable energy in Microgrids to ensure cost effectiveness and an achieving an acceptable business model for profitability and success.
  • Implementing Microgrids for control of local power
  • The role of advanced Microgrids in integration and interoperability
  • Examining Microgrids as a key aspect of large-scale renewable energy interconnection with the macrogrid
  • Expanding the market by reducing the complexity of Microgrid implementation
  • Reshaping the electric grid from a one-way conduit for distributing power into a decentralized, intelligent network
  • Maintaining grid stability and integrating various renewable energy resources to improve energy reliability and efficiency of service across businesses, homes and communities
  • Providing new opportunities for system optimization and cost reduction
  • Exploring technologies available to implement Microgrid systems, reviewing the costs and returns on investment
  • Virtual Power Plants: Harnessing the power of the energy cloud to balance loads, smooth variability and integrate diverse resources
  • Examining the role of small-scale and independent power generation sources in modern grids, including solar and wind, and how to leverage them for the greatest financial benefit
  • Exploring the key growth areas and markets for Microgrids
  • Reviewing the status and outlook for standards and regulatory initiatives affecting Microgrids
  • Real-time tracking, measuring and verification of Microgrids performance
  • Microgrids case studies, pilots, analytics measures and outcomes

The 3rd National Microgrids Conference is researched and designed for:

  • Microgrid project owners and developers
  • Investor-owned, municipal, and co-op utility professionals
  • Software developers, technology providers and system integrator players
  • Commercial and industrial end users and campus network executives
  • Academic and research professionals pushing the industry forward
  • Management and technology consultants
  • Financial sector players focused on the microgrid opportunity
  • Consultants and system integrators
  • Utility network planners and engineers
  • C&I end users interested in microgrid strategies
  • Solar and wind energy project planners
  • Regulators and public policy professionals
  • Non-governmental development professionals

The 3rd National Microgrids Conference is organized by Active Communications International, Inc.