Opening Plenary: Bringing It All Back Home: The U.S. Department of Energy is All-In and Future-Forward for Clean and Resilient Microgrid Expansion (Clone)
Date & Time
Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Laura Wright Gilbert Bindewald III Katrina Pielli

In this high-level one-on-one between two national leaders for clean energy deployment, Bindewald and Pielli will detail their career-long perceptions of the ever-evolving microgrid sector, including the federal government’s role supporting recent advances in research, funding, and development for microgrids nationwide. In addition to his Office of Electricity role, Bindewald also is in leadership for the DOE’s Grid Controls and Communications section. The conversation between Pielli and Bindewald will touch on the opportunity for all parties in the microgrid discussion, from the policymakers to developers, utilities, and customers. They also will highlight the various roles that sustainable on-site power can perform for the benefit of reliability in the electrification future, as well as the calls to action compelling the nation to develop a robust microgrid sector which merges resiliency, sustainability, and equitability.

Location Name
Harbor Ballroom CDE
Full Address
Baltimore, MD
United States