Spencer is responsible for E Source’s emerging technology–related consulting. He has expertise in developing long-term utility strategies for emerging technologies, including electric vehicles, whole-building electrification, and the Internet of Things. Having worked as a consultant for the California Energy Commission and several leading utilities, Spencer has experience designing and launching emerging technology and cleantech initiatives. He has a BS in astrophysics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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Keeping EVs charged during a natural disaster

Spencer Sator
April 7, 2021

With natural disasters such as hurricanes, snowstorms, and wildfires occurring more frequently and intensely, utilities need ways to support their electric vehicle customers during a disaster-caused outage.

Refrigerating COVID-19 vaccines with ultralow temperature freezers

Spencer Sator, Logan Jacobson
March 1, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines need to be stored in ultralow temperature freezers, which consume a lot of energy. What can utilities do to minimize how much energy these freezers use? In this report we explain the technology, efficient options, equipment cost estimates, and utility programs.

Building an electrification strategy and roadmap

Spencer Sator
June 18, 2019

During this web conference, we'll highlight how a strong electrification strategy and roadmap can help you adapt to the changing landscape, capture additional revenue, and better serve customers.