PSMA to sponsor smart-microgrid industry session at APEC 2017

March 1, 2017

Mendham, NJ. The Power Sources Manufacturers Association’s (PSMA) Energy Efficiency Committee is sponsoring an “Energy Management-Smart Microgrid” industry session at APEC 2017. Consisting of presentations by seven industry experts, Session IS20 will be held on Thursday March 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:25 p.m. at the Tampa Convention Center.

Smart microgrids are rapidly becoming accepted to manage local energy distribution for critical applications in a variety of industry applications. Given the importance of energy efficiency as well as critical energy management, the goal of this session is to provide an understanding of how to approach microgrid management. The scheduled session presentations include

  • “What Is a Micro-Grid?”
  • “The Objectives of Energy Management in Micro-Grids,”
  • “Current and Future Applications for the Smart Micro-Grid,”
  • “Smart Grid Security—Is Your Smart Grid Secured?”
  • “Micro-Grids—Test & Compliance Challenges for Distributed Energy Resource (DER) Manufacturers,”
  • “Energy Storage Is More Than Batteries and Capacitors,” and
  • “Connecting the Dots: How Inverters Have, Can, and Should Be Used for Ancillary Services.”

Co-chairs of the PSMA Energy Efficiency Committee, Dustin Baker and Ed Herbert, encourage attendees of APEC 2017 to attend this informative session and to consider participating in the other PSMA-sponsored meetings during the week.

PSMA Energy Efficiency Committee meeting notice

Interested individuals are also invited to participate in the PSMA Energy Efficiency Committee meeting on Tuesday March 28 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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