OATI Continues Support for Microgrid Innovation Through Sponsorship of the 2016 New York Microgrid Conference

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) to attend and sponsor the 2016 Microgrid Knowledge Conference to promote national microgrid growth and increase the microgrid dialogue between communities, businesses, and institutions.
Minneapolis, MN: May 16, 2016 – OATI is pleased to demonstrate its support of microgrid innovation that are reshaping the electric distribution system around the world by sponsoring and exhibiting at the one-day Microgrid Knowledge Conference, May 19, 2016, in New York, New York.
“Microgrids are rapidly shaping up to be the cornerstone of a flexible, fractal, and resilient grid,” said David Heim, Chief Strategy Officer for OATI. “New York is taking an especially interesting approach to incentivizing microgrid development in the state with the $40 million New York Prize. As part of the re-imagining of the New York electric system, microgrids promise to bring additional stability, reliability, and resiliency to both microgrid owners and host utilities.”
The conference will bring together industry leaders and participants in the $40 million New York Prize to share the financial, regulatory, and technical lessons learned from developing and implementing microgrids designed for application in communities, institutions, and businesses. The goal of the conference is to provide participants with actionable information that can drive microgrid development within their organizations.
About OATI
OATI provides innovative software solutions that simplify, streamline, and empower the operational tasks required in today’s energy commerce and Smart Grid. With more than 1,800 customers in North America, OATI successfully deploys large, complicated, and diverse mission-critical applications committed to industry standards and stringent NERC CIP guidelines.
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