Peter Asmus

Peter Asmus is Executive Director of the Alaska Microgrid Group an affiliate of the Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP), part of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Alaska has one of the most diverse renewable energy-based microgrid project portfolios in the world.  Asmus is a leading global authority on microgrid markets and other emerging trends in sustainable and resilient energy systems. Author of four books, Asmus has been writing about and analyzing emerging trends in energy policy, technology and applications since 1986. Most recently, he was Research Director with Guidehouse Insights where he started up the world’s first global data set on microgrids and developed a forecast methodology to estimate future growth. He has served as a global thought leader on microgrids and other DER platforms such as virtual power plants.   Among his past clients are ABB, ATCO, AutoGrid, Bank of Tokyo, EDF, Enbala (now Generac Grid Services), Engie, GE, Hitachi Energy, Horizon Power, Power Ledger, Schneider Electric, Siemens and many others.