Beyond the hype, exploring the IoT and how it could play with the distribution grid. This webinar, through case studies and advanced thinking, looks at the business case for IoT on the grid.
Benefits to the network separating perceived from real benefits
Unseen opportunities looking within and around the grid
Impacts on network and asset management resilience
Adam Malik, Content Director at Engerati
Michael Fipper, VP T&I Strategy and Head of Innovation Center Systems at E.ON
Since 2013, Michael Fipper is responsible for the definition of E.ON’s Innovation Strategy within E.ON’s Group Management, as well as for technology and system analyses and the development of system-related products like Virtual Power Plant, Demand Response Management, Micro Grids, etc. In addition, Michael supports the development of the digital transformation at E.ON. Between 2007 and 2013, he held various positions in the Slovak gas business like CEO of Pozagas a.s., CEO of Nafta a.s., and Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SPP Distribucia a.s. Michael Fipper joined E.ON in 2002 after 2 years with McKinsey. He received his Electrical Engineering Ph.D. from Aachen University of Technology.
Sacha Fontaine, Smart Grid Manager at Duke Energy Corporation
Sacha Fontaine is the head of the Smart Grid practice at Theorem Geo Associates, an engineering consulting firm focused exclusively on the electric utility industry.
He has over 15 years of Transmission & Distribution experience and has expertise in leading Grid Modernization efforts and a strong background in project management.
Sacha has served as the subject matter expert in IoT, Data Analytics and IEC-61850, Substation Automation and EMS/DMS integration.. Sacha supports several of the largest power suppliers in the US including Duke Energy, Siemens and GE.