Please join the Earth Institute at Columbia University on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 6pm for Microgrids: A Smart Solution to Optimizing Local Energy Opportunities, an exciting conversation on microgrids and their capacity for meeting our energy needs. Our panel of experts will discuss current applications of the technology as well as opportunities to foster future growth using a combination of public policy, innovations in financing, and new technology adoption.
Steve Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University, Moderator
Matthew Fairy, Vice President, Marketing, Pareto Energy, Panelist
Joshua Milberg, Regional Vice President, Midwest Region, Willdan Energy Solutions, Panelist
Vijay Modi, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University & Director, Modi Research Group, Panelist
Mohammad Shahidehpour, Bodine Chair Professor and Director, Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation, Illinois Institute of Technology, Panelist
The event will be held at the Faculty Room in Low Library on Columbia’s Morningside campus. A cocktail reception will follow the panel, providing an opportunity for guests to continue the discussion informally.