Peter Asmus is a Principal Research Analyst contributing to Navigant Research’s Smart Energy practices, with a focus on emerging energy distribution, integration and optimization smart grid models such as nanogrids, microgrids and virtual power plants. Asmus has over 25 years of experience in energy and environmental markets, as an analyst, writer, and consultant. His expertise also extends to renewables such as wind power, marine hydrokinetics and solar energy.
Asmus has been managing Navigant Research’s microgrid syndicated research service since 2009. In that role, he has served as the lead author of over 25 different reports covering topics as diverse as different microgrid global market segments (ranging from off-grid, remote communities to direct current (DC) data centers), capacity and revenue forecasts, technology evaluations and regulatory analysis. During the course of this research, he has also profiled over 50 market player active in this space.