Marc Mueller-Stoffels is the Director for the Power Systems Integration Program at the Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP). Marc’s research focuses on the integration of variable generation sources into isolated microgrids. Most recently, he has lead the testing of an inverter-battery system to
enable diesel-off mode in high contribution wind scenarios. Prior to joining ACEP, Marc has developed regional scale climate models with focus on Arctic sea ice, and has chaired a small software company
specializing in optimization algorithms. Marc holds graduate degrees in physics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Otago University, New Zealand.
Darron Scott is the President/CEO of Kodiak Electric Association (KEA) which is the electric cooperative for Kodiak, Alaska. Under his 15 year tenure, KEA has moved from a diesel/hydro electric system to the forefront of renewable integration supplying the citizens of Kodiak with 99.7% renewable energy. This comes from a combination of hydroelectric and wind power utilizing battery energy storage and flywheel energy storage. Prior to his work at KEA, Darron worked as an Engineer and Manager for TXU, an IOU in Texas. Darron has a BSME in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University.