Company VP Discusses Efficacy of Leveraging New York’s Utility Design Goals for Grid Modernization Across Other Geographies
MARLBOROUGH, MA – July 19, 2016 – BRIDGE Energy Group (BRIDGE), today announced that the company’s Vice President of Grid Optimization, Forrest Small, will share his utility industry knowledge with attendees at the 2nd New York Energy REVolution Summit. Additional BRIDGE executives will also attend the event to showcase the company’s Grid Modernization Solutions and discuss the technological, business, and social pressures that are challenging utilities to transform their industry.
Held from July 26th to July 28th at the Times Square Westin, the summit focuses on New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative, and offers a platform to discuss and evaluate the state’s multiple efforts to finance and encourage the establishment of clean energy markets for sustainable and reliable power delivery system. Small will speak on the Can the NY REV be replicated topic on July 28, 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Small, along with other speakers, will focus on challenges of NY’s REV initiative as the utilities move towards developing robust implementation plans and will outline various ways to improve goal attainment. In addition, Small will review New York’s energy initiative and compare it with similar states including California.
“New York has developed an ambitious plan that is poised to help energy stakeholders throughout the state enjoy clean, reliable electricity that form a secure and efficient platform infrastructure,” Small said. “BRIDGE Energy Group is proud to be part of developing the Distributed Systems Platform and the capabilities it will bring for improving grid operations, distribution planning and energy markets.”
Small will also moderate a pre-conference workshop panel on microgrids, hosted by NY Prize whose mission is to help communities reduce costs, develop local clean energy, and increase the reliability and resiliency of the grid. The panel, ‘Interconnection, Interoperability & Resource Planning Challenges’ will be held on July 26, 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.