Learn How Utilities Can Optimize Grid Operations at the Grid Edge Expo

OATI to feature EV Fleet Charging Management, DERMS, Microgrids and Smart City Solutions at the 2023 IEEE PES Grid Edge Technologies Conference and Exposition

Minneapolis, MN (April 05, 2023) – Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) will demonstrate how utility grid operators can optimize the power grid at the 2023 IEEE PES Grid Edge Technologies Conference and Exposition, San Diego Convention Center, April 10-13.

“OATI has the most field-tested, grid-trusted technologies in the industry, and you can see many of them live demoed at the Expo,” says Sasan Mokhtari, Ph.D., OATI President and CEO. “I encourage all those invested in making the power grid more reliable, cost-effective and sustainable to attend the expo and engage with our Smart Energy experts.”

Utility grid operators can visit booth #531 to discover how OATI solutions manage a diverse set of demand-side resources for improved system economics and enhanced grid reliability. EoT Alley (#1345), Powered by OATI, will showcase how to Capture the Value of EVs with dynamic and innovative EV charging solutions for all stakeholders, including grid operators, fleet operators, and station owners. By visiting both booths, visitors can learn about:  

“EoT is central to the energy transition and the shift to distributed energy resources,” adds Dr. Mokhtari. “Learn how utilities can use aggregated distributed energy resources to optimize grid operations by engaging with our energy experts at our booths, watching our demos, and listening to our speakers at the conference.” 

Attendees can also listen to four OATI speakers at the Expo. On April 11, Dr. Ali Ipakchi, Executive Vice President & Chief Visionary Officer, joins the Supersession “Innovators at the Edge of Transition.” On April 12, Dr. Farrokh Rahimi, Executive Vice President, speaks about Smart City/Smart Utility Touchpoints, Overlaps, Gaps, and Potential Solutions; Dr. Farrokh Albuyeh, Executive Vice President, presents on Managing Increasing Levels of DERs – Dynamic Hosting Capacity Calculation; and Behnam Danai, Vice President, presents on Wide-Area Demand Response System with a Customer-Portal Journey. In addition, on April 13, Matthew Kiesow, Senior Director, presents on Enabling a Generation of Smart Cities.

With more than 27 years of extensive energy technology expertise, OATI provides innovative solutions that simplify, streamline, and empower the operational tasks required in today’s energy industry and power grid. To learn more about OATI and its energy-commerce solutions, visit, or email


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