Michael Walton Presenting At 2015 Globalcon Energy Conference

On Wednesday, March 18th at 3:30pm, Mike Walton, PE, will present “Implementing Smart Grid Technology in Campus Environments” at the 2015 Globalcon Conference in Philadelphia, PA. In his presentation, Mike will discuss the costs, benefits, challenges and opportunities related to transforming campus energy infrastructure to the next generation grid technology.

In addition to his presentation, as a Board Member of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of AEE, Mike organized a panel of energy experts that will meet during lunch on Wednesday March 18th to answer the question “Why do I want a microgrid system for my community, university or transit system?” The panel is comprised of Caleb Stratton (Principal Planner and Resiliency Task Force Coordinator, City of Hoboken), John Geitner (Energy Management, New Jersey Transit), Kurt Bresser (Energy Manager, Temple University), and Will Agate (Senior Vice President of Navy Yard Management and Development, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation). The panel will discuss different perspectives on microgrids, and will overview their organizations’ decisions to develop and implement microgrid technology.

Burns is also exhibiting at the conference. Please stop by and visit us in Booth #209!

Globalcon provides hands-on, up-to-the-minute information to improve energy management and get up to speed on the current generation of innovative technologies available to help organizations meet their energy goals.

Mike is a Project Manager with Burns, with a focus on Energy & Utilities. He is a Distribution Generation Certified Professional, is a member of IEEE and AEE, and is a currently on the board for the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of AEE. Mike is on the leading edge of development in the energy and utility sector, and has helped clients in the industrial, higher education, and commercial sectors develop and implement on-site generation, combined heat & power, renewables, medium voltage power distribution, and district heating & cooling projects. Mike is also experienced in developing large ($100M – $1B) capital plans for utility renewal, modernization, and expansion.

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