Cutting Foreign Oil, Saving Lives With California Microgrid Projects: CEC Chairman Part 2

California microgrid projects supported by CEC

California microgrid projects supported by California Energy Commission chairman Weisenmiller.

California microgrid projects are expected to cut the use of foreign oil and save lives, says Robert Weisenmiller, chairman of the California Energy Commission. The commission has awarded $1.7 million for a military microgrid demonstration project. This is Part 2 of our California microgrid projects interviews by Lisa Cohn. Subscribe to our podcast here:

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Lisa Cohn is an award-winning writer and author who has covered energy for more than 20 years. She is the host of Energy Energy Efficiency Markets Podcast, which has more than 400,000 subscribers and gains more than 400 new subscribers a day. Her energy articles have appeared in EnergyBiz, Horizon Air Magazine, Natural Home, Windpower Monthly, Mother Earth News, The Oregonian, and other regional and national publications.


  1. Kathy Larsen says:

    Lisa, this one, Part 2, is really interesting in giving us some (for me, anyway) good new understanding of how microgrids work. But too, I’m impressed with Weisenmiller’s knowledge of the issue. Pretty great handle on it.

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