Energy Efficiency Committee’s session will feature presentations by seven industry experts





The Power Sources Manufacturers Association’s (PSMA) Energy
Efficiency Committee is sponsoring an “Energy Management – Smart Microgrid”
Industry Session at APEC 2017. Consisting of presentations by seven industry
experts, Session IS20 will be held on Thurs., March 30th,
from 2:00 p.m. to 5:25 p.m.
at the Tampa Convention Center.


Smart microgrids are rapidly becoming widely
accepted to manage local energy distribution for critical applications in a
wide variety of industry applications. Given the importance of energy
efficiency as well as critical energy management, the goal of this session is to
provide an understanding of how to approach microgrid management. The scheduled
Industry Session presentations include:


  • “What Is a Micro-Grid?”
  • “The Objectives of Energy Management in Micro-Grids”
  • “Current and Future Applications for the Smart
  • “Smart Grid Security–Is Your Smart Grid Secured?”
  • “Micro-Grids –Test & Compliance Challenges for
    Distributed Energy Resource (DER) Manufacturers”
  • “Energy Storage Is More Than Batteries and Capacitors
  • “Connecting the Dots: How Inverters Have, Can, and
    Should Be Used for Ancillary Services” 


Co-chairs of the PSMA Energy Efficiency
Committee, Dustin Baker and Ed Herbert, encourage attendees of APEC 2017 to
attend this informative Industry Session and to consider participating in the
other PSMA-sponsored meetings during the week.


PSMA Energy Efficiency Committee
Meeting Notice


Interested individuals are also invited to
participate in the PSMA Energy Efficiency Committee meeting on Tues. March 28th, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Tampa Convention
Center, Room 32).




PSMA is a
non-profit professional organization with the two-fold objective of enhancing
the stature and reputation of its members and their products, and improving
their technological power sources knowledge. Its aim is to educate the
electronics industry, academia, government and industry communities as to the
applications and importance of all types of power sources and conversion