T09-S07 Development and Implementation of Microgrids, Battery Storage, and Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings (GEBs)  

Education Type: 
Live On-Site
1.5 hours
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (ET)

Cincinnati, OH

0.2 CEU

Recent legislation, regulations, and executive orders continue to push federal agencies (and the U.S. energy industry as a whole) towards a more distributed, sustainable, resilient, and interactive deployment of energy assets. As a result, the development and installation of microgrids, battery storage, and Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings (GEBs) has become increasingly prevalent. These projects, such as energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs), provide a multitude of options to improve energy performance at all federal facilities. This session will discuss key development and implementation considerations while pursuing these dynamic energy projects.


Kelly Tisdale, Energy Services General Manager, The Brewer-Garrett Company

Jason Koman, Energy Technology Program Specialist, U.S. Department of Energy Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)

Kinga Porst Hydras, Sustainable Design Expert, U.S. General Services Administration

Mick Wasco, Utilities and Energy Management Branch Head, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session attendees will:

  • Identify GEBs basics; Identify the benefits of electrification of a facility;
  • Identify new technologies and strategies to help federal facilities meet the goals stated in the Inflation Reduction Act; and
  • Identify lessons learned from microgrid controls design, implementation, and ongoing performance.
Federal Agencies and Facility Criteria: