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Microgrids: A Smart Solution for Energy Efficiency and Resiliency

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013

Are microgrids the solution to many of our current energy challenges? Private-sector experts, policymakers and academic thought leaders will discuss microgrid technology and its potential for growth in application in the US. What are the benefits of adopting microgrid technology and what are the hurdles to adoption? How are microgrids an example of clean technology and how can they be tied to renewable energy and the concept of smart grids?

Sponsor: Earth Institute, Columbia University

Panelists: Steven Cohen, Executive Director - The Earth Institute; Matthew Fairy, VP Marketing - Pareto Energy; Joshua Milberg, VP, Business & Operations & Director, Smart Grid - Willdan Energy Solutions; Vijay Modi, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering & Applied Science - Columbia University; Mohammad Shahidehpour, Bodine Chair Professor - Illinois Institute of Technology.

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Location: Columbia University, Broadway@ West 116 Street, Low Memorial Library

RSVP: For further information regarding this event, please contact Courtney Small by sending email to csmall@ei.columbia.edu Register here: Columbia University

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