Speakers

Terry Mohn

Chair, International Microgrid Association

Terry Mohn is a global energy expert using smart grid and renewable energy generation to address energy poverty and industrial energy reliability. He was previously CEO of General Microgrids, Inc, a global end-to-end solution provider for renewable energy technologies and transformational microgrid development; and Chairman of The International Microgrid Association, a coalition of members of the global microgrid value chain established in Perth, Western Australia. He was previously Contracting General Manager of Advanced Developments at Horizon Power, a State Government-owned, electric utility across regional and remote Western Australia.

Previously, Terry provided smart grid and microgrid corporate strategy and development for OATI, the US power industry’s most prestigious electric merchant market-making software company. He also served as chairman of the Microgrid Alliance, an international non-profit advocacy group and chairman of the mini-grid work team in United Nations Foundation “Sustainability for All”. Terry was previously VP and Chief Innovation Officer of BAE Systems energy business and Chief Technology Strategist for the Sempra Energy utilities, with emphasis on smart grid.

Terry specializes in clean energy and the improvement of electricity delivery by using modern technology. He has 30 years’ experience in large-scale system architecture, business strategy, and technology investment strategy. Terry also specializes in the business integration of technologies, primarily supporting smart grid, home automation systems, communication systems, distribution automation, smart metering, demand response, and sense and control. He also is very involved in technology research, funding and commercialization and works closely with major universities. Terry was a founding member and served four years as Vice Chairman of the GridWise Alliance, a consortium of public and private stakeholders who share a vision and stewardship that the US nation’s electric system must modernize for the country to remain competitive on the world market.

Prior to his energy roles, Terry was chief technology officer for an international broadband media company and founder of two Internet companies.

Where you can see them

March 10, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Grid Edge Block

1.30 – 2.00 pm | What DERMs Technology Means for a Utility
Speaker: Terry Mohn
DERMs is a concept that everyone embraces. But are what the real implications?

 

2.00 – 2.30 pm | The Role of DERMs in a Regulated Environment
Speaker: Jason Froud
There is much discussion surrounding the move of regulated network companies into new areas and how it impacts there planning.

 

2.30 – 3.00 pm | Standardising Grid Edge Solutions
Speaker: Andrew McConnell
Emerging solutions are always exciting but often unwieldy and this requires the development of standards.

 

3.00 – 3.30 pm | Secure Power on the Edge of the Grid
Speaker: Matthew Charles-Jones
Methods of ensuring reliable power in tandem with grid edge solutions is a critical industry imperative.

 

3.30 – 4.00 pm | Integrating Distributed Resources
Speaker: David Prins
The challenge (and opportunity) presented by distributed resources and the larger system is a crucial topic in today’s world.

 

Location: Transmission & Distribution Hub

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