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1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S320H
Format: Panel

This Panel will focus on how utilities and microgrids are merging to form a new dynamic for power generation in the future.  This panel will offer insights and challenges of utility integration through case studies, the integration of renewables: what works, and optimizing the success of utility integration ...read more...

Session Chair
Karen Bertram
President
Integrated Energy LLC
United States
Session Co-Chair
Vibhu Kaushik
Principal Manager, Asset Management & Generation Strategy
Southern California Edison
United States
Panelist 1
Scott Higgins
Director, Distributed Energy and Microgrids
Schneider Electric NAM
United States
Panelist 2
Frederick Huff
Lead Engineer
Emerson Process Management
United States
Panelist 3
Matthew Crosby
Utility Solutions Program Manager
Panasonic North America
United States
Panelist 4
Craig Wooster
Micro-grid Project Manager
Stone Edge Farms
United States

9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Room: S320H
Format: Panel

Are policies or technologies driving renewable growth – where are they in sync and where do they conflict? What role does finance play?  Our diverse expert panel will analyze the key issues driving or hindering renewable energy growth by offering perspectives from IPPS, utilities, munis/coops, ...read more...

Session Chair
Nancy Mohn
Consultant
United States
Session Co-Chair
Kennneth Pennock
Director, Grid Solutions
AWS Truepower, a UL Company
United States
Panelist 1
Karin Corfee
Managing Director
Navigant
United States
Panelist 2
Alison Williams
Manager, Clean Energy
Edison Electric Institute
United States
Panelist 3
Andrew Cotter
Program and Product Line Manager
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
United States
Panelist 4
Paul Denholm
Senior Energy Analyst
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Room: S320H
Format: Panel

This session will examine  lessons learned in integrating renewables ranging from strategies for more efficient interconnection, community solar integration, to a case study about integrating solar farm project in Puerto Rico. The session will also examine some of recent advancements in solar forecasting and factors that make solar ...read more...

Session Chair
Vibhu Kaushik
Principal Manager, Asset Management & Generation Strategy
Southern California Edison
United States
Session Co-Chair
Joan Towles Matthews
Attorney at Law, Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit
Matthews Law PLLC
United States
Panelist 1
James Whitaker
Supervisor, Power Systems Studies
TRC
United States
Panelist 2
John Powers
CEO
Extensible Energy
United States
Panelist 3
Stephen Swern
Engineer
NV5
United States
Panelist 4
Jesse Grossman
CEO and Co-founder
Soltage LLC
United States
Panelist 5
Pedro Sanchez Rubal
CEO
IESA and Uriel Renewables
Spain