Science on Tap Returns, Featuring FPL’s Smart Grid Technologies


Due South Brewing Company will be hosting Florida Power and Light’s Eric Schwartz, ‎Project Manager for Smart Grid & Innovation, on Thursday April 13 beginning at 7 p.m. for an installment of Science on Tap. This free and informational event will be hosted in the Due South taproom by Mr. Schwartz, courtesy of the South Florida Florida Science Center and Aquarium.

During the talk, attendees will be able to learn all about the advances and innovations that FPL has been building into smart grid, including robots, drones, and digital communication technologies.

“We’re thrilled to continue our Science on Tap series at Due South Brewing with Eric Schwartz from FPL!” said Melinda Velasquez, Marketing Director, South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. “This unique program invites the 21+ community to experience a casual, yet engaging presentation about modern science and technology, all while enjoying their favorite glass of beer or wine. It’s important for us to hit the streets and help adults re-discover their love for science.”

“Brewing beer requires more science knowledge than most people think,” Doug Fairall, Brand Marketing Manager for Due South Brewing Company said. “Hosting the Science on Tap events at our brewery is a great way to expose people who wouldn’t necessarily want to participate in a traditional lecture. Our taproom provides a unique community space for something like this.”

This is the third in the Science on Tap series that have been hosted at Due South Brewing, with previous events seeing discussions from Ron Magill, Communications Director of the Miami-Dade Zoological Park and Gardens, and Darin P. Trelka, M.D., PH.D. Forensic Pathologist and Former Medical Examiner and Deputy Coroner.

Due South Brewing Co. beers will be available by the pour, in addition to wine and non-alcoholic beverages. The Pulled Pork Project food truck will be on site from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m.