5th Microgrid Global Innovation Forum
Monday, 04. September  to  Wednesday, 06. September 2017
All day

5th Microgrid Global Innovation Forum

The 5th edition of the Microgrid Global Innovation Forum, September 4-6, 2017 in Barcelona, will focus on microgrid advances, case studies and applications in EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. The emphasis is on optimizing the business model for a range of microgrid deployments, maximizing the use of renewable and distributed energy resources, and sharing real-world case studies in both grid-tied and off-grid/remote environments.


Organized by the Smart Grid Observer, topics to be addressed include: 


  • Microgrid feasibility, design, and implementation
  • Identifying and refining the business case
  • Project financing and investor perspectives
  • Determining the correct technology mix for hybrid renewable 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, design, implementation, and management
  • Market drivers and opportunities worldwide
  • And more


To view the full agenda, visit: http://www.microgridinnovation.com/EMEA/agenda.htm


​The International Solar Energy Society is an Official Media Partner for this event.  Enter the special discount code ISES to receive 15% off when registering​.


Two days of in-depth presentations and discussion panels will be preceded on Monday, September 4, with a pre-conference workshop on “Women Leadership in Clean Energy Development.”  The workshop will be followed by a tour of the Microgrid Living Laboratory at the Catalonia Energy Research Institute (IREC)’s research facility in Barcelona.


Organizations confirmed to speak include: The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE), Trama TecnoAmbiental, Entiba Energy, Schneider Electric, RVE.SOL, Ecoligo GmbH, ENGIE, E.ON Off Grid Solutions, EarthSpark International, CENER, CEDER-CIEMAT, Aalborg University, Studer Innotec SA, the IREC, Université de Liège, and many others.


Official Event Partners for the Barcelona edition include:


- CIEMAT (Research Centre for Energy, Environment and Technology)

- The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) 

- The National Renewable Energy Centre of Spain (CENER)

- The Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)

- The RIS3CAT Energy Community 

- The Energy Storage Report 

- GTM Research

- Smart Grid Today

- Strathmore Energy Research Centre (SERC)


For full details and to register, visit http://www.microgridinnovation.com/EMEA/index.htm