This episode of the AEG Podcast features an interview with Ted Trabue, Managing Director at the District of Columbia Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU). The DCSEU has a budget of $20 million. As a contractor to the DC government, they use this substantial budget to help DC residents, other utilities, and businesses cut down on their energy use, save money and install renewable energy systems. He talks about his leadership role in the company, as well as the challenges and opportunities that the DC is facing in relation to grid modernization and energy efficiency. As a part of this unique, multifaceted organization, he gives us an expert perspective into how the DCSEU incorporates job creation and other important social concerns into their work. Mr. Trabue also talks about his experience and the important lessons he learned at the AEG’s Washington DC Stakeholder breakfast.
In this edition of the AEG podcast, Michael McGhee, Executive Director of the U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives, joins us for a conversation on energy resiliency. Key topics in this conversation include: partnerships with private entities to facilitate energy resilience initiatives, the Army's minimum 14-day power supply requirement, and example projects that deliver energy resilience.