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National Conference on Microgrids 2023

Date: 12th April 2023 - 13th April 2023 Location: Boston - Massachusetts - USA

www.selinc.comACI’s National Conference on Microgrids will be taking place on 12th & 13th April 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts.

For its eleventh edition, the conference will give updates on the US microgrid market and its developments, as well as focusing on cost-effective solutions and utilising renewable energy. Over the two days, the event will give you an in-depth look into latest technology advancements in microgrids through case studies, interactive sessions and panel discussions led by top-level industry experts.

Once again, the conference will bring together senior executive from utility companies, microgrid project developers and owners, technology providers, renewable energy companies, researchers, as well as other influential stakeholders amongst the value chain.

Join us in Boston to exchange your point of view with your peers and engage in excellent networking.


12th April 2023
13th April 2023


Joachim Knight – Delegate Sales
+48 616 467 037
Cheryl Williams – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0605
Joachim Knight – Delegate Sales
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Krisztina Gyulavári – Sponsorship
+1 929 331 6835
Martyna Rak – Logistics
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Wyndham Boston Beacon Hill
5 Blossom Street
Boston, MA 02114 United States

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  • Michael Pesin, Deputy Assistant Secretary Grid Development, Department of Energy
  • Randolph Horner, Managing Director, Renewable New York 
  • Paul Fenn, Founder and Principle, Local Power
  • Sheikh Jakir Hossain, Energy Storage and Microgrid Project Developer, Duke Energy
  • Cameron Brooks, Policy Advisor, Think Microgrid
  • Larisa Dobriansky, Chief Business & Regulatory Innovations Officer, General Microgrids
  • Andy Zetlan, Director, Hitachi
  • Niki Shepperd, Vice President, EXIM Bank
  • Pierson Stoecklein, Executive Director, Microgrid Resources
  • Bala Vinayagam, Senior Vice President Microgrids, Schneider Electric
  • Aaron Nutt, Director of Engineering Energy and Microgrids, Dynapower
  • Edgar Harzfeld, Professor, Stralsund University of Applied Sciences
  • Ari Kashani, Founder, Bluehouse Greenhouse inc.
  • Vincent Chiocchio, President, Controlled Air
  • Alain Bertrand Temgoua, Lecturer, Santiago de Compostela University
  • US Microgrid Market Overview
  • Coping with the Costs of Microgrids
  • Developing a Joint Advocacy Strategy for Government Collaboration
  • Regional Microgrid Developments: Boston Case Study
  • Best Practices in Operating Island Mode
  • Exploring Durable and Robust Storage Energy Solutions
  • The Future of Microgrid Regulations
  • Innovations in Geothermal Harvesting
  • Microgrids at the forefront of Green Energy
  • Technological push towards decarbonisation
  • The Vital Potential of Microgrids reaching Vulnerable Remote Communities
  • The Benefits of an International Electrical Network

If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45-minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:


Flora Thin

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0617

Email: [email protected]

  • Utility Companies
  • Microgrid Project Developers
  • Regulatory Energy Officials
  • Research Centres, Universities and Academics
  • Associations

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Profiled among EC&M Magazine’s Top 20 Electrical Design Firms in the nation, Commonwealth makes a powerful difference in influencing and shaping a secure energy future. We do this by providing a complete solution to our partners—utilities, independent power producers, private developers, cooperatives, municipalities, industrial clients, and leading academic and healthcare facilities. Our innovative approaches help customers plan, design, and construct their renewable, power generation, power delivery, and integration projects—on time, within budget, and with the utmost quality.

Our experienced design and consulting engineers study, develop, generate, store, transmit, and connect renewable energy sources—while optimizing security, efficiency, environmental impacts, and cost.

Commonwealth professionals are subject matter experts in microgrids, battery energy storage systems, photo voltaic (PV), distributed energy, solar, wind, combined heat and power, and controls. Many sit on IEEE, ASME, ASCE, and NSPE committees, helping set standards for the grid of tomorrow. Our services include system studies; system optimization, modernization, and expansion; interconnection; protection and controls; permitting; compliance; and others.

Our guiding principles of quality, accountability, entrepreneurship, partnership, leadership, and stewardship define how we work. Commonwealth is proud to have been 100% employee-owned for 35 years.





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