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National Conference on Microgrids

Date: 18th March 2020 - 19th March 2020 Location: Boston - Massachusetts - USA

Microgrids are rapidly becoming more popular across the USA. Not only have they provided a source of reliable backup power in emergency situations, they are helping reduce costs as well as damage to the environment through renewable energy.

The discussions this year will address these new revelations happening in the industry and provide answers to help microgrid owners and utility companies grow even further and even into new avenues such as electric vehicles and power trading.

ACI’s 10th National Conference on Microgrids will be taking place in Boston, USA on the 18th – 19th March 2020. The two day event will consist of a number of informative presentations followed by interactive Q&A sessions and panel discussions, bringing together key industry stakeholders including utility companies, microgrid owners, project developers, energy technology providers, renewable energy providers, relevant consultants, associations and governmental bodies.

Featuring an Exclusive Tour of the Sterling Municipal Light Department’s Award-Winning Microgrid

In addition to the main two day event, during the afternoon of Tuesday 17th March 2020 a limited number of conference delegates will receive a unique opportunity to visit Sterling Municipal Light Department’s Innovative Microgrid Facility.

There is no extra charge to join the site visit, but spaces are strictly limited and allocated to conference delegates on a first-come, first-served basis, so it is highly recommended to book early to guarantee availability.


18th March 2020
19th March 2020
Event Categories:


Sam Midwood – Content
+44 (0)20 3141 0641
Cheryl Williams – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0623
Simona Norkunaite – Sponsorship
+44 (0) 20 3141 0642
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
Boston, MA United States

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  • Evaluating Current and Future Demand for Microgrid Power
  • Managing Excess Generated Power
  • Opportunities through Renewable Capabilities
  • Working Towards Standardisation of Microgrids
  • Current and Upcoming Regulations for Microgrids
  • Latest Technologies Changing the Microgrid Industry12
  • Being Fully Prepared for Emergency Situations
  • Branching the Microgrid Industry into New Avenues
  • Effective Planning of New Microgrid Projects

During the afternoon of Tuesday 17th March 2020, a day prior to the conference, limited number of conference delegates will receive the unique opportunity to visit the Sterling Municipal Light Department’s Innovative Microgrid Facility.

The Sterling project has been the recipient of many awards and accolades:

No. 1 ranking for Utility Energy Storage Annual Watts Per Customer for 2017

Smart Electric Power Association’s top ten ranking of U.S. electric utilities

There is no extra charge to attend the site visit, but spaces are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis. Please register your interest for the site visit when booking for the conference.

  • Utility Companies
  • Education Campuses
  • Military Bases
  • Medical Facilities
  • Microgrid Project Developers
  • Technology Providers
  • Consultants
  • Energy Associations
  • Shawn Doyle, VP of Defence Energy Resilience Programs, US Department of Defence
  • Patrick Kelly, Microgrid Development Director, EDF Energy
  • Marco Terruzin, Energy Storage Director, E-On
  • Daniel Kammen, Professor of Energy, University of California Berkeley
  • Barry Worthington, Executive Director, US Energy Association
  • Tom Weaver, Distribution System Planning Manager, American Electric Power
  • Andrew Ingram, Senior Project Engineer, Southern Company
  • Coleen O’Brien, Utility Manager, Reading Municipal Light Plant
  • Brock Taute, Renewable Energy Project Engineer, Invenergy
  • Bob Kirchmeier, Senior Energy Policy Specialist, Washington State Energy Office
  • Justin Orkney, Senior Program Manager, Tucson Electric Power
  • Tim Echols, Vice Chairman, Georgia Public Service Commission
  • Juan Ontiveros, VP Utilities and Energy Management, University of Texas
  • Tarek Abdallah, Energy Security Program Manager, US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Maria Cimilluca, VP Facilities, Northeastern University
  • Michael Henderson, Director of Regional Planning and Coordination, ISO New England
  • Brad Swing, Director of Energy Policy and Programs, City Of Boston
  • Jim Horan, Director, Regulatory Affairs, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
  • David Chassin, Staff Scientist, National Accelerator Laboratory Stanford

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:

 Sam Midwood

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0641

Email: [email protected]

ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Simona Norkunaite
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0642
Email: [email protected]

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