New York

Susanne DesRoches, Deputy Director, NYC Mayor's Office of Recovery & Resiliency

Susanne DesRoches, Deputy Director, NYC Mayor's Office of Recovery & Resiliency

This installment of the AEG Podcast features Susanne DesRoches, deputy director of Infrastructure and Energy at the Mayor’s Office. She emphasized three things; the aftermath of Sandy, how we look at vulnerability now, and how these things mesh with the city’s GHG reduction goals. After Superstorm Sandy hit in 2013, New York City developed “Stronger More Resilient NY,” a plan with 257 initiatives to recover from the storm and rebuild communities stronger than before.

Michael DeSocio, Senior Manager, Market Design at NYISO

Michael DeSocio, Senior Manager, Market Design at NYISO

This installment of the AEG Podcast features Michael DeSocio, senior manager at New York Independent System Operator (NYISO). He spoke on critical infrastructure and the January ‘98 upstate ice storm when the power went out for almost three weeks. The area that was affected is now installing a microgrid to prevent future disasters like the 1998 upstate ice storm. The microgrid will use local renewable resources as much as possible and will be the nation’s largest municipal microgrid. The proposal calls for 3 megawatts (MW) of combined heat and power generators, 2 MW of solar PV, 2 MW of storage, and 900 kW or more of hydropower.

Paul Tyno, Strategic Advisor Energy Initiatives, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Paul Tyno, Strategic Advisor Energy Initiatives, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

This installment of the AEG Podcast features Paul Tyno, strategic energy advisor of Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC). He shared his expertise on the energy industry as he laid out the master plan for BNMC partnered with National Grid. With 17,000 people on campus and medical equipment that can have life-threatening implications from energy disruptions, critical energy infrastructure must be prioritized.

Damei Jack, Manager of Distributed Resource Integration at Con Edison

Damei Jack, Manager of Distributed Resource Integration at Con Edison

This installment of the AEG Podcast features Damei Jack, Manager of Distributed Resource Integration at Con Edison. Damei presented the implementation of non-wire solutions. From energy efficiency and distributed power generation, Con Edison is upgrading from traditional systems to a more reliable and cleaner energy system. The Brooklyn Queens Demand Management Program (BQDM) is one of the non-wire solution projects, identifying North East Queens and Brooklyn with significant growth and a need for load deductions.

AEG Podcast: Jen Roberton, Transportation Policy Analyst, NYC Mayor's Office -11.1.17

AEG Podcast: Jen Roberton, Transportation Policy Analyst, NYC Mayor's Office -11.1.17

In this special installment of the AEG Podcast, Advanced Energy Group Fellow Daniel Cohen speaks with Jen Roberton, Transportation Policy Analyst with the New York City’s Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. Throughout the episode, Daniel and Ms. Roberton discuss the current state of electric vehicles in New York City, including the electrification of parking lots.

AEG Podcast: Projjal Dutta, Director of Sustainability Initiatives, MTA - June 2017

AEG Podcast: Projjal Dutta, Director of Sustainability Initiatives, MTA - June 2017

From June 19th to the 23rd of 2017, Advanced Energy Group Founder & CEO H.G. Chissell led the New York Energy System Transformation Delegation trip to Berlin to study the German Energiewende. This installment of the AEG Podcast features a conversation between Mr. Chissell and Projjal Dutta, Director of Sustainability Initiatives for the MTA.

AEG Podcast: Richard Cohen, Vice President of Facilities Operations, NYU Langone Medical Center – March 2017

AEG Podcast: Richard Cohen, Vice President of Facilities Operations, NYU Langone Medical Center – March 2017

In this special installment of the AEG Podcast, New York Advanced Energy speaks with Richard Cohen, Vice President of Facilities Operations for NYU Langone Medical Center. Mr. Cohen provided New York Advanced Energy with a rigorous rundown of the facility’s power management systems, resiliency efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, and more.

AEG Podcast: David Armour, Chief City Executive, Siemens Corporation - June 2017

AEG Podcast: David Armour, Chief City Executive, Siemens Corporation - June 2017

From June 19th to the 23rd of 2017, Advanced Energy Group Founder & CEO H.G. Chissell led the New York Energy System Transformation Delegation trip to Berlin to study the German Energiewende. This installment of the AEG Podcast features an introduction from David Armour, Chief City Executive of the Siemens Corporation.

AEG Podcast: Mark Simon, Director of Alternate Fuel Programs, New York City D.o.T. - 6.20.17

AEG Podcast: Mark Simon, Director of Alternate Fuel Programs, New York City D.o.T. - 6.20.17

From June 19th to the 23rd of 2017, Advanced Energy Group Founder & CEO H.G. Chissell led the New York Energy System Transformation Delegation trio to Berlin to study the German Energiewende. In this episode of the AEG Podcast, Mr. Chissell discusses the nation’s energy transformation through the lens of mobility with Mark Simon, Director of Alternate Fuel Programs for the New York City Department of Transportation.

AEG Podcast: Richard Walsh, Business Development Program Lead of Clean Energy Solutions, WGL Energy - June 2017

AEG Podcast: Richard Walsh, Business Development Program Lead of Clean Energy Solutions, WGL Energy - June 2017

From June 19th to June 23rd of 2017, New York Advanced Energy took part in the New York Energy Delegation to Berlin for an in-depth study of German renewable energy technologies, their integration into the grid, and the impact this process has had on ratepayers and the environment.