JOHN MILLER

John Miller has 25 years energy & microgrid industry experience in the Pacific, in isolated, and in high-risk regions. John is skilled in strategic planning, transformative business models, international business & logistics, entrepreneurship, and utility project development and financing. John was mentored by Utu Abe Malae who was Executive Director of the American Samoa Power Authority, working to combat critical environmental challenges in American Samoa and greater Polynesia. He is a graduate of the coveted and demanding Naval Nuclear Engineering Program and US Navy Dive School, as well as a Certified NABCEP Solar PV Installation Professional. However, some of his greatest accomplishments include forging strong relationships with industry leaders such as Canadian Solar, Recurrent Energy, Samsung SDI/SunGrow, SunPower, Engie, and Johnson Controls, and developing and completing high-profile projects for the US Department of Interior, US EPA, and the American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA). His micro-grid designs and approaches have been previously selected by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) as the best proposal and solution for resiliency for some of the most complex, remote, and isolated microgrids in the United States and its territories.

THE MKA TEAM IS KNOWN FOR:

This team is responsible for some of our industry’s most incredible firsts, including:

  • Long-term strategic resource & infrastructure planning
  • Off-grid and grid-connected microgrids and mini-grids 
  • Energy storage, fixed & mobile 
  • Mobile & expeditionary power
  • Supply chain & logistics in difficult-to-reach regions
  • Subject matter expertise (SME) in financeable technologies
  • SME in developing economies
  • Regulation & policy modernization
  • Resiliency costs & analysis
  • Stakeholder engagement – from community to executive 
  • Network of strategic partners 
  • Training to industry standards
  • Operational assets dependent on power: telecommunications, water filtration, medicine/vaccine refrigeration, waste
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