Power Co. exec to explain future of renewable energy
MIDDLEBURY — Brian Otley, COO of Green Mountain Power will be on hand on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 7-8:30 p.m., in the Community Room at Ilsley Public Library to present his talk on “Future of the Grid: Renewables, Batteries, What 2019 has in store?”
In a moment when alternative sources of power are essential to curbing the climate change crisis, Otley will share his experience on managing the grid with renewables, battery storage, and reducing greenhouse gases. He will also speak about the new pricing and energy choices customers will have moving forward in 2019.
Specific topics of discussion will include:
• Battery storage at different scales (10 kW, 150 kW, over 150kW) and related prices.
• Smart meters and time of day pricing.
• Tesla batteries and tomorrow’s batteries — learning from the results.
•Grid constraints and opportunities.
Greenhouse gas reduction and carbon pricing.
A question and answer period will follow Otley’s talk, which is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
The event is sponsored by Acorn Renewable Energy Co-op. For more information email [email protected], call 802-385-1911 or head online to acornenergycoop.com.
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