GET YOUR PIECE OF THE $26 BILLION MICROGRIDS MARKET
The North American microgrid market is primed to take off to an estimated $26 billion (B)/5.9 gigawatts (GW) annual market, with the United States Federal and State governments, and utilities as the primary drivers for this development.
However, each market segment has its own unique requirements and drivers that must be met by carefully chosen microgrid technologies and system configurations. And Microgrids projects, including retrofits, are proving to require greater investment than previously recognized. Providers must tailor their approaches to the wants and needs of customers in order to effectively position themselves to market their technologies, products and services and capitalize on the next generation of microgrid projects.
Infocast’s 5th Military & Commercial Microgrids Summit returns to San Diego to bring key military, government, utility and end-user microgrid decision makers together to share their business and technical wants, needs and requirements for new projects. Early adopters and implementers of microgrids in defense, critical infrastructure, campus/institutional, remote communities and utilities applications will also be on hand to share lessons learned and real world case studies of microgrid performance. The Advanced Microgrid Technologies AM Showcase and Energy Storage Opportunities with Microgrids and Distributed Solar PM Showcase will precede the summit, offering attendees two in-depth looks at technologies enabling microgrid commercialization: automated demand response, distributed generation, energy storage, software controls, smart island inverters and vehicle-to-grid (V2G). In addition, an in-depth tour of the UC San Diego 42 MW microgrid led by Byron Washom will be offered on the evening of the 19th.