Siemens DEOP – Distributed Energy OptimizationDate: Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Time: 9:00 - 10:00AM MDT
Presenters: Bill Kipnis, Philipp Dolch, Marcello Pomponi, and Paul Bennison, Siemens
An overview of the development of smart read microgrids from around the world.
Bill Kipnis, Taos NM
Senior Project Developer for Siemens New Mexico, Smart Infrastructure Division
Private sector advisor to the NSF New Mexico EPSCoR Smart Grid Project. Renewable energy, microgrids, building automation, mechanical system efficiency, and water conservation. University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and Colorado College.
Phillip Dolch, Bavaria, Germany
Siemens Global Product Manager for Cloud-based Services, Smart Infrastructure Division
Sector: Renewable Energy / Hydro & Ocean Cloud based services for Distribution Grid Operators, Retailers, Utilities and Microgrids, Virtual Power Plants, Demand Response Systems, Analytics. Technical University of Munich, Electrical Engineering, Business Administration
Marcello Pomponi, Milan, Italy
Solution Architect, Siemens Digital Grid Division
Work includes specifications for monitoring and optimization of energy flows within smart grid and microgrids; and developing algorithms to optimize electricity exchanged within a microgrid composed by a molten salt storage and large-scale solar PV. Polytechnic of Milan, Master of Science in Energy Engineering.
Paul Bennison, Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina
Business Development Manager – Microgrids
Key solution expertise includes economic dispatch, energy arbitrage, optimization, forecasting efficiencies, protection, control, automation, and power systems design, including real-time load management, grid synchronization and power import export considered. Cranfield University, Mechanical Engineering, Masters in Advanced Manufacturing Technology (Robotics)