GE Hosts Digital Energy Transmission and Distribution Showcase
On October 23, Cleantech San Diego, the Industrial Environmental Association, and GE, co-hosted a GE Digital Energy Transmission and Distribution Showcase featuring power delivery, distribution automation, and software products, solutions, and services to benefit the wind, solar, utility, industrial, and EPCs industries, in addition to universities, municipalities, and the military.
The event featured a keynote talk by John McDonald, Director, Technical Strategy and Policy Development, GE Digital Energy, titled “Smart Grid: Key Industry/Societal Concepts.” John has 40 years of experience in the electric utility industry. He joined GE in 2008 as General Manager, Marketing for GE Energy’s Transmission and Distribution (now Digital Energy) business. In 2010, John accepted his current role of Director, Technical Strategy and Policy Development where he is responsible for setting and driving the vision that integrates GE’s standards participation, and Digital Energy’s industry organization participation, thought leadership activities, regulatory/policy participation, education programs, and product/systems development into comprehensive solutions for customers.
The reception offered interactive exhibits for attendees to explore products, solutions, and services commercially available in the marketplace with GE Digital Energy experts on hand to answer questions and share the GE Digital Energy story.