Episode 53: Sarah Groen & Erika Bierschbach

Sarah Groen of Surge Accelerator & Erika Bierschbach of Austin Energy

Paul Dickerson sits down with Sarah Groen, Co-Founder of Surge Accelerator and they talk about their successful first year with eleven energy software companies, six focused on energy efficiency and smart grid, four on the digital oilfield and an energy trading risk management company.

Then, Robyn Knocke visits with Erika Bierschbach, the Manager of Energy Supply and Risk Management with Austin Energy and they discuss the unique aspects of a community owned electric utility, as well as their clean energy initiatives.

Guests in this episode:

Sarah Groen

Surge Accelerator


Erika Bierschbach

Austin Energy