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Barcelona - 29-31 OCTOBER 2019
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Michael Enescu

Chairman & Co-Founder | EAN Pasadena, United States of America

Biography

Michael Enescu is Chairman and Co-founder Project EAN, OpenOPF, and Fellow at World Economic Forum. He was Head of Open Source at Cisco, where he led the strategy and execution across the company’s top priorities in Cloud, IoT and SDN. Michael is a CS graduate from Caltech and Stanford University.

Sessions

15:30h
Congress Energy & Utilities

EU-07 – Energy Adaptive Networks and Software Defined Microgrids to Protect Against Natural Disasters

Michael Enescu EAN Chairman & Co-Founder
15:30 16:15 Europe/Madrid EU-07 – Energy Adaptive Networks and Software Defined Microgrids to Protect Against Natural Disasters

Fires caused by electric grid failures are increasing at an alarming rate, with complex problems involving local and global factors such as rapid weather changes or failing infrastructure unable to keep up with power fluctuations. To deal with climate change, green power is rapidly coming online, but accepting renewables into the grid creates complex issues with reverse power flows. The Napa fires last year, and perhaps the recent Camp Fire, may have been ignited by such power fluctuations. What the future of energy adaptive networks holds and the role of open collaboration to prevent the next catastrophic disaster. This presentation will describe Project EAN-Caltech use case with utility companies in Southern California to identify potential use of real time DER data to predict reactive power fluctuations and protect smart grid infrastructure. 

Room 2
15:30h - 16:15h Room 2
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