Join us for our monthly CleanTech Meetup, a technology-focused monthly gathering that features presentations about products and technologies from companies that are already in operation as well as early-stage startups. Because of the pandemic, we will be meeting online via Zoom.
This month, we will focus on Rate Payers and the Grid.
Tanya Barham, CEO and Founder, Community Energy Labs
Community Energy Labs uses modern technology and machine learning to bridge the needs of net-zero energy communities and customers with energy technology companies and utilities.
Karen Herter PhD, Founder and Director of Herter Energy Research Solutions
Dr. Herter has consulted for SMUD on research around technology and consumer behaviour. Since 1995, Dr. Herter has worked with government, utilities, universities, national labs, non-profits and technology vendors to push the envelope in smart, sustainable energy production and consumption through research, technology development, and customer education.
Ryan Braas Senior Product Design & Development Specialist, Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Ryan is part of the Customer & Community group at SMUD, and is the Product Manager for SMUD’s ecommerce site, SMUD Energy Sore. Ryan also supports SMUD’s Community Energy Services group, consulting Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) in California as they launch customer programs and services. In his role on SMUD Energy Store, Ryan leads the daily operations, planning and execution of product enhancements, and strategic partnerships. Most recently, Ryan helped Silicon Valley Clean Energy develop and launch their ‘eHub’ website, which engages customers in the adoption of clean energy and electrification.