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About the speaker

Mike Simpson

Senior Technical Leader for the Energy Storage Program
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Mike Simpson, Sr. Technical Leader at EPRI, leads projects in the Energy Storage and Distributed Generation program. Mike applies a multi-disciplinary background in energy R&D to produce studies that bolster the feasibility of energy storage integration for a more sustainable, more robust, and cost-effective utility grid. Prior to EPRI, he worked in renewable energy and energy efficiency with AES Distributed Energy, NREL, and Rocky Mountain Institute. He has a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado and an M.S. in System Design and Optimization from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Learning Lab:
Energy Storage 101: Technology Basics, Monday August 24, 2:00pm-3:30pm
Storage Exchange:
Deployment and Field Experience, Wednesday August 26, 3:30pm-5:00pm