Portland Oregon



The Future of Energy

and Transportation!

April 17, 2014


5:30pm Sign-In, Socializing. Appetizers

6:00pm Training Presentation

8:00pm Q&A.

Heavy appetizers will be provided


OIT Wilsonville

Oregon Institute of

Technology Wilsonville

27500 SW Parkway Ave

Wilsonville, OR 97070

The Future of Energy and Transportation!  by Mike McGee

General Outline

1.  Introduction

(a)   Renewable and clean energy to date

(b)  Increasing adoption of renewable energy and clean transportation

 i.    Electric cars, Plug-In and Fuel Cell

 ii.  Distributed Generation

 iii. Education shift

(c)   Where we're headed

 2.  Energy storage and changes in infrastructure

(a)   EVs: Mileage and charge rate

(b)  EV charging infrastructure improvements

(c)   What will the future “gas station” look like

(d)  Grid storage and possible paths

 i.    Utility scale storage

 ii.  Residential scale storage

 3.  Distributed Generation update

(a)   Solar and wind on a utility scale

(b)  Micro grids and residential energy production

(c)   Generation and storage balance per user

(d)  Coordinating Distributed Generation with the grid

 4.  Changes in the education system for this new paradigm

(a)   Renewable Energy training programs

(b)  Renewable Energy Engineering

(c)   MG McGee & Associates business plan

(d)  Bringing the Tribal Wisdom back to the classroom

 5.  Conclusion

 6.  Questions & Answers (& speculation) session.

Mike McGee, PE,  Is a control systems engineer that has worked in pulp & paper, oil refining, and other industrial sectors in engineering consulting firms since 1989. In 2013 he returned to school and entered the Renewable Energy Engineering program at Oregon Institute of Technology in Wilsonville, OR. Currently he is an applicant for the Master of Science in the REE program at Oregon Tech and is concentrating on energy storage for the transportation and utility sectors. He received a B.S. in Physics from Oregon State in '86.


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