Widergren is a principal engineer at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Administrator for the GridWise Architecture Council – a group formed to enable interoperability of automated systems related to the electric system. Previously, he engineered and managed EMS products for electric power operations and supported power system computer applications in both the supplier and utilities sectors.
The high-profile equipment involves an efficient, resilient trigeneration plant to provide heating, cooling, and power service. However, UConn’s most critical asset may be its forward-thinking, campus-wide energy strategy. Read more stories in June Issue 2017.