Past event: Microgrid Global Innovation Forum - EMEA | APAC | LATAM

Optimizing hybrid renewable energy microgrids for off-grid and grid-tied environments

The 15th edition of the Microgrid Global Innovation Forum, April 19-21, 2022 in London, focuses on microgrid advances, case studies and applications in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. The event draws hundreds of industry professionals from around the world interested in maximizing the effective use of renewable and distributed energy resources, refining the positive business model for microgrid deployments, and sharing real-world case studies in both grid-tied and off-grid/remote environments.

Topics to be covered in include:

  • Microgrid feasibility, design, and implementation
  • Refining the business case for off-grid, remote, and island microgrids
  • Solar + storage advances
  • Project financing and investor perspectives
  • Determining the correct technology mix for hybrid energy systems
  • Advanced battery, fuel cell, and flow battery technologies
  • Microgrid power control, management, and integration
  • Integrating distributed renewable energy resources into the grid
  • Effective project evaluation, implementation, and management
  • Regulatory and public policy advances
  • Standards and interoperability issues
  • Market drivers and opportunities worldwide
  • Utilizing renewables-centric microgrids to achieve climate change goals
  • and more

Real-World Lessons: The emphasis of the event is on key take-aways from leading microgrid projects in a range of regions and deployment environments

Executive Networking: Strategic partnerships and alliances will shape the future of this industry. The event will foster interaction among key decision makers and stakeholders across the microgrid spectrum.

Results Oriented: Ample time is reserved for discussion of technology advances and projects at the forefront of microgrid development. Network with project principals and get up to speed on best practices and success strategies.

Financing sources: Forum attendees will learn about effectively planning and financing renewable energy and microgrid projects, and network with key investment professionals who are looking to support such projects.

An Open, Cross-Industry Networking Event

This event brings together technology thought leaders, project managers, system integrators, and development advocates for in-depth sharing of insights and experiences to date.

The forum is technology-agnostic and open to all industry professionals and researchers working to optimize hybrid energy systems.

Who Should Participate?

  • Microgrid project developers, owners, and entrepreneurs
  • Utility and energy provider executives
  • Solar PV, wind power, and renewable energy companies
  • Power control system and software vendors
  • Battery suppliers and energy storage companies
  • Regulatory and policy development professionals
  • Academic researchers, educators and professors
  • Financial and VC professionals
  • System integrators and project consultants

2022 Speakers Include:

  • Arnaud Henin, Managing Director, Gommyr Power Networks
  • Kristina Skierka, CEO, Power for All
  • Jens Jaeger, Director of Policy & Business Development, Alliance for Rural Electrification
  • Alice Goodbrook, Innovation Lead - Energy, Innovate UK
  • Gillian-Alexandre Huart, CEO, ENGIE Energy Access
  • Alexis Chalot, Vice President - Storage, Microgrid, New Business, EDF Renewables
  • Torsten Schreiber, Founder and CEO, Africa GreenTec
  • Randa Mrabat, Product & Commercial Manager, ENGIE Energy Access
  • Cyril Colin, Co-founder and CEO, Elum Energy
  • Jessica Stephens, CEO, AMDA
  • Michael Goldbach, Chief Product Officer, New Sun Road
  • Florian Martini, Project Manager Research & Innovation, Phaesun GmbH Germany
  • Morayo Osiyemi, Director, Utility Business Development, SparkMeter
  • Frank Bergh, Senior Engineer, NRECA International
  • Francisco Barcelo, Europe & Mexico Power Systems Commercial VP, Schneider Electric
  • Patrick Cousins, Vice President, Customer Success, Odyssey Energy
  • Richard Mori, Co-founder and CEO,, MeshPower Rwanda
  • Clément Joulain, Sales Manager - Afrique de l'Ouest, Centrale & Madagascar, Victron Energy
  • Martijn Veen, Global Head of Energy, SNV
  • Arnaud Henin, Managing Director, Gommyr Power Networks
  • Laura Corcoran, Chief Business Development Officer, Aptech Africa
  • Drew Lebowitz, Energy Access Team Lead, Energy Storage Engineering, DNV
  • William Brent, Chief Marketing Officer, Husk Power Systems
  • Irene Calvé Saborit, Chief Executive Officer, Sunkofa Energy
  • Marie Testard, Head of Investment and Advisory for Mini-Grids, Engie PowerCorner
  • Rim Azirar, Investment Director, SunFunder
  • Mathilde Sirbu, Investment Officer, Gaia Impact Fund
  • Clara Villain, Business Development Manager, West and Central Africa, InfraCo Africa
  • Harry Demetriou, Senior Specialist, Clean Energy, South Pole
  • Roger Sallent Cuadrado, Regional Team Leader, Asia-Pacific, Trama TecnoAmbiental, S.L.
  • Luke Buras, Chief Operating Officer, Mobile Power
  • Natasha Allen, Co-Founder and CEO, Illu
  • Chris Smith, Asset Development Director, GridBeyond
  • Vivien Barnier, CEO, EnAccess Foundation
  • Simon Scolan, Lead Developper, Microgrid Controller, Naldeo Technologies & Industries
  • John Zamick, Founder and CEO, Smarter Microgrid Limited
  • George Kibala Bauer, Director, Digital Utilities, GSMA

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London Kingston Upon Thames
1 Skerne Rd, KT2 5FJ
London, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom

Event details
Organizer : SGO
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-22884