Matt Kiesow

Director Strategic Product Incubation

Mr. Matthew Kiesow has worked with Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) for over 11 years. Mr. Kiesow holds the title of Director Strategic Product Incubation within OATI’s Strategic Initiatives department. Mr. Kiesow serves as a main point of contact and Subject Matter Expert (SME) for OATI’s hardware division and Smart Grid team. Mr. Kiesow brings years of IT systems, IT networking, and Field Area Networks along with the Customer Support experience to the Smart Grid team. This background gives Mr. Kiesow a unique balance of technical knowledge, a focus on customer satisfaction, and industry/business background.

Matt Kiesow’s Session(s):

1:00 pm–3:00 pm | Wed, March 29, 2023

Council Of Cities EV Strategic Planning Workshop: Meeting Sustainability Goals for a Clean Future *EXCLUSIVE TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS*

Whether it is creating community resilience, electrifying fleets, enabling integrated and equitable transportation systems, or preparing for a shift in infrastructure requirements this workshop helps cities plan. Through proper implementation, financing, and regional coordination your city can achieve a Net Zero transportation infrastructure. In this workshop you will be able to:

  • Plan ahead to capture the benefits of early adoption
  • Develop key relationships to ease transitions
  • Leverage federal and utility funding, investments, and incentives
  • Establish EV charging investment strategies, policies, and programs
  • Assess EV behavior in your region and estimate current and future needs


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1:30 pm–2:30 pm | Thu, March 30, 2023

Power Storage ROI - When, Where, Why?

Energy storage costs are estimated to experience a 33% decline by 2030. While a valuable investment, there is no one-size-fits-all application for power storage coupled with EV charging stations. Consider the elements such as power storage duration, degradation, upfront, and operational costs, and speed of taking energy back to the grid to choose when, where, and why power storage is worth your investment. In this session, attendees will: 

  • Learn about the advancements in mobile charging stations
  • Depict what type of security your power requires 
  • Explore smart technology to optimize and automate the function of your energy storage systems
  • Use power storage and batteries to mitigate grid upgrade costs

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