Energy Storage Design for Grid Independence (2 hour)
Date & Time: Saturday, June 16th, 3:30 pm
Location: Solar Professional Building
This workshop will explore some of the new applications and technologies to help the audience understand the diversity of today’s market while focusing on the traditional off grid use case.
About the Presenter(s)
Kyle Bolger, VP of Engineering, Blue Planet Energy
Growing up in Alaska, Kyle developed a unique appreciation for our sun that fuels his ambition to harness the perpetual solar energy source. After installing hundreds of solar energy systems under the scrutiny of Oregon regulations he began traveling far and wide to spread his lessons learned. As an instructor with Solar Energy International since 2005, Kyle has worked in more than half of the states in the USA and has experience in several international locations including North America, Central America, Europe and Africa. Kyle’s passion for the sun has spread to a variety of individuals who now embody the integrity and passion Kyle holds for a truly sustainable future. Kyle has worked with over a dozen companies internally and as a consultant including virtually hundreds of jurisdictions with unique requirements. His career experience spans from mobile solar systems, remote industrial applications, copious grid tie solar applications and small to medium scale micro-grids. This diversity has allowed him to become well versed in the variety of demands and constraints the industry has with technological and regulatory changes. With a mixture of student inquisitions from across the world, government regulatory consulting and hundreds of quality control inspections, Kyle brings a vast amount of real time industry expertise to his work while maintaining an open mind for the journey ahead.