Michael T. Burr is Founder and Director of Microgrid Institute, and Founding Partner of Microgrid Finance Group LLC. He leads collaborative initiatives to accelerate adoption of advanced energy technologies. He has produced more than 20 volumes of energy industry journals, and led numerous workshops and authoritative research studies. From 2007 through 2014 he served as editor-in-chief of Public Utilities Fortnightly, the journal of record for the U.S. investor-owned utility industry. He lives in Minnesota with his wife of 28 years and their three sons.