February 14, 2019 - Boston Advanced Energy Q1

Resiliency, critical infrastructure and microgrids

Breakfast Presentations:

Susanne Rasmussen, Director of Environmental and Transportation Planning, City of Cambridge

Dan Helmes, Energy Manager, Boston Housing Authority

Dr. Atyia Martin, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Global Resilience Institute, Northeastern University

Maria Cimilluca, VP Facilities Management, Northeastern University

Dinner and Breakfast Stakeholders: Attendee List

Slido Results

Winning Problem Statement:

Susanne Rasmussen, Director of Environmental and Transportation Planning, City of Cambridge

The need for a value proposition/business model for equitably implementing ‘resilient block’ microgrids in residential areas with high percentage of rental property including low income

Winning 12 month action plan:

Table 1: 12 Months: City council approval of a home rule petition defining a resilient district and elimination of regulatory barriers. Q3: Submit completed petition. Q2: Develop definition of resilient district and associated technology through community discussions

Task force leader: Brad Swing, Director of Energy Policy and Programs, City of Boston, Office of the Mayor brad.swing@boston.gov - contact Brad to join the task force.

BAEQ1 Task Force Contact List - (click here to join)

20% off registration ($250 Value). Clink image above to registration enter code: AEGVIP

20% off registration ($250 Value). Clink image above to registration enter code: AEGVIP

What will have the greatest impact on Boston’s aspiration for greater energy resilience?

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American Resilience Project’s new film series, Current Revolution, is designed to unite the interest of the utilities, auto, tech and defense sectors around a strategic narrative that accelerates modernization of the grid.To see the full film or use it in your organization’s programming, please contact ARP Executive Director Roger Sorkin at roger@amresproject.org.

BAE Q2 SERIES: Smart Buildings & Grid Modernization - June 5-6, 2019

Non-Member Registration Link: BAE Q2 Smart Buildings & Grid Modernization
(Members will receive a custom invitation.)

Please support our efforts by:

Resources: 

  • Military Energy Resilience Catalyst (MERC) Challenge with the Department of Defense - a link to it can be found hereThe submission deadline has been extended to February 28. To access the site, you will be prompted for a CAC number - just put “N/A” (unless you have one)

  • military/civilian microgrid partnerships - Report

 

Thank you!

Boston Advanced Energy