Peter Asmus is Research Director at Navigant Research and is based in San Francisco, California. He has been covering energy markets for 30 years. Author of several books on sustainable energy strategies, he has been heading up Navigant Research's microgrid and virtual power plant research since 2009. He is author of over 30 reports on these topics. His recent clients include Schneider Electric, Enbala Power Networks, Spirae, Sunverge and ABB.