Second annual Microgrids Technical Conference Oct. 24

The Distributed Energy/Energy Storage Working Group is planning M-WERC’s second annual Microgrids Technical Conference which is Wednesday, Oct. 24. This technical conference will be held at the Gordon Bubolz Nature Center in Appleton, Wis., the site of a recently installed microgrid by M-WERC member Faith Technologies. This conference will explore topics across the Microgrids field focusing on “Why, How, and What” – key questions that need to be asked when considering the implementation of a microgrid project.

The Energy Water Nexus Working Group is planning a technical conference which will bring regional leaders together to discuss advancements in the region. The conference will include panel discussions regarding policy context, membrane and AC drive technology, as well as case studies within the industry. National and state leaders in the areas of energy and water will be leading these informational sessions aimed at growing knowledge and furthering implementation of EWN Technologies.

The Smart Cities Technologies working group completed their work on the City of Milwaukee Strategy Document, a report which outlines possible advancements by the City to becoming a Smart City. The completion of this document followed a session held with M-WERC members and SCT stakeholders in July. The document has been brought to City officials, and is in the process of review before next steps may be taken.

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