8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W305A
Format: Paper

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Instructor+
Robert Jackson
National Market Director - Solar Power/Energy Storage
TRC
United States
Instructor
Doug Kilmer
Senior Client Service Manager
TRC
United States
Instructor
Ginny Plumeau
Market Director - Natural Resources
TRC
United States
Instructor
Steve Karl
Engineering Manager
TRC
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W305B
Format: Paper

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Instructor+
Shaun Chaney
Senior Program Specialist, High-Performance Control Room
Emerson Automation Solutions
United States
Instructor
Benjamin Poskie
Program Manager - High-Performance Control Room
Emerson Process Management Power & Water Solutions
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W306A
Format: Paper

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Instructor
Svend Enevoldsen
Chief Lecturer
Energy and Climate Academy, Denmark
Denmark

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W306B
Format: Paper

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Instructor+
Scott Affelt
President
XMPLR Energy
United States
Instructor
Deepak Khajouria
Partner
AVP Group
United States
Instructor
Randall Bickford
President
Expert Microsystems
United States

8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W304E
Format: Paper

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Instructor
Jayanta Kapat, Sc.D.
Professor
Center for Advanced Turbomachinery and Energy Research at UCF
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Room: W307A
Format: Paper

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Instructor
Ben Emerson, Ph.D.
Research Engineer
Georgia Institute of Technology
United States
Instructor
Tim Lieuwen
Executive Director
Georgia Tech Strategic Energy Institute
United States

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Room: W307B
Format: Paper

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Instructor
Gobind Khiani
Director Piping Systems and Materials Eng.
Canada

8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Room: W307C
Format: Paper

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Instructor
Akber Pasha
Technical Director
Consultant
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room: W305A
Format: Paper

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Instructor+
Melissa Sease
Director, Public Relations
SOS Intl
United States
Instructor
David Hilt
Compliance Advisor for SOS Intl and former Vice President and Director of Compliance at NERC
SOS Intl
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room: W305B
Format: Paper

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Instructor
Ravi Krishnan
Managing Director
Krishnan & Associates, Inc.
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room: W306A
Format: Paper

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Instructor
William Kao, BSEE, MSEE, Ph.D.
Professor
University of California Santa Cruz, Silicon Valley Extension
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room: W306B
Format: Paper

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Instructor
Patrick Bangert
CEO
algorithmica technologies Inc.
United States

1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room: W304E
Format: Paper

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Instructor
Christoper Perullo
Senior Research Engineer
Georgia Institute of Technology
United States

1:00 PM-1:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth 2269
Format: Paper
The rapid growth in renewable generation are impacting power grids worldwide. Grid operators are working to evolve market designs to properly value flexibility in their systems. Flexible generation and battery storage are playing an increasing role in this integration. This session will discuss ways to solve the flood of renewables ...read more...
Session Chair
Dan Shelledy
Senior Business Development Manager, Energy Solutions
Wartsila North America Inc.
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Tyler Murphy
Manager, Marketing, Energy Solutions, Americas
Wärtsilä North America
United States

1:00 PM-1:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #967
Format: Panel
Duke Energy installed the Hines Chiller Project at the Hines Energy Complex to increase the plant's summer capacity by over 200 MW net. This presentation will identify several of the construction and commissioning challenges that the project team ...read more...
Session Chair
Chris Mieckowski
Director, Global Solutions Marketing
Siemens Energy
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Mark Gillespie
GM Engineering Services
Duke Energy - Fossil Hydro Operations
United States

1:00 PM-1:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #4183
Format: Panel

This session will cover the emergence of blockchain and cryptocurrency markets on an international scale with a focus on their dramatic growth and impacts on power consumption.  Electric providers may have new opportunities to leverage this growth to find novel forms of immediate load growth in markets where ...read more...

Session Chair
Jeremy Bero
Program Manager
HDR, Inc.
United States
Panelist 1
Thomas Friend
Business Agility Consultant / Block Chain Startup Advisor
Afterburner Inc,
United States
Panelist 2
David Henson
CEO
Lancium
United States

1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room: W307D
Format: Paper

The complex and difficult development of smaller on-site power and combined heat and power assets is being enhanced by regulated utilities supporting and developing projects at customer sites. These projects are designed to provide system-wide shared benefits and as such these projects are being supported in the rate ...read more...

Session Chair
Peter Belmonte, P.E.
Vice President & Director, Power Generation
TRC
United States
Session Co-Chair
Kimberly Getgen
VP, Strategic Marketing
Fairbanks Morse Engine
United States

1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room: W305A
Format: Panel

This panel will discuss the real-life impacts of operating cycling coal-fired power plants not originally designed for this service, including the complexity of multiple air quality control systems. Panelists will be experienced power generator operators who will share their real-life challenges.  ...read more...

Session Chair
Brandon Bell
Senior Project Manager
Valdes Engineering Company
United States
Session Co-Chair
Keith Morris, P.Eng.
Technical Advisor
XMPLR Energy
United States
Panelist 1
Kenneth Luebbert, P.E.
Performance and Compliance Supervising Engineer
Kansas City Power & Light
United States
Panelist 2
Rudy Navarro
Plant manager - Coronado Generating Station
SRP
United States

1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room: W304E
Format: Paper
This session includes discussion on how to approach cybersecurity at a facility, demystifying the lingo and providing use cases for ...read more...
Session Chair
James Knowlton
Vice President - Business Development
Hyperion Power Services
United States
Session Co-Chair
Karen Ratcliff
Strategic Marketing Manager
Siemens Energy, Inc.
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Dan DesRuisseaux
Directory of Cybersecurity - Industry I&T
Schneider Electric
United States
Speaker
Luke Reznecheck, P.E.
Project Engineer
Cybertrol Engineering
United States
Co-Author
Jason Lachowsky
Industrial IT Engineer
Cybertrol Engineering
United States
Speaker
Jaime Foose
Director, Security Solutions and Lifecycle Shared Services
Emerson Automation Solutions - Power & Water Solutions
United States
Speaker
James McQuiggan, CISSP
Product & Solution Security Officer
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
United States

1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room: W305B
Format: Panel
Industry leaders from private equity firms, OEMs, lenders, and developers will address the differences between capacity and energy-only markets, contrasting challenges in project development and project financing. In addition, our panelists will highlight PJM and ERCOT markets in ...read more...
Session Chair
William Damon, III, P.E.
Sr. Vice President, Consulting and Development
HDR
United States
Session Co-Chair
Jeff Hatfield
Director, Business Development
Zachry Group
United States
Panelist 1
M. Gary Helm
Lead Market Strategist, Emerging Markets
PJM Interconnection
United States
Panelist 2
Mark Halpin
Director
Whitehall & Co. LLC
United States
Panelist 3
Kenan Ogelman
Vice President, Commercial Operations
ERCOT
United States
Panelist 4
Michael Bedley
Managing Partner
APEX Power Services Corp.
United States

1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room: W304F
Format: Paper
This session will explore the role of energy storage in traditional generating plants with specific focus on gas turbine plants in simple cycle or combined cycle configuration. The session will include case studies examining the application of energy storage, in various forms, at new and existing power ...read more...
Session Chair
Vibhu Kaushik
Director of Grid Technology & Modernization
Southern California Edison
United States
Session Co-Chair
Jeffrey Penterson
President
RK Griffith & Associates LLC
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Frank Jakob
Technology Manager - Energy Storage
Black & Veatch
United States
Co-Author
Brian Reinhart
Manager - Technology Assessments and Technical Due Diligence
Black & Veatch
United States
Co-Author
Jonathon Mollet
Mechanical Engineer, Distributed Energy/CHP
Black & Veatch
United States
Speaker 1
Vibhu Kaushik
Director of Grid Technology & Modernization
Southern California Edison
United States
Speaker 2+
Kurt Waldner
Leader - Marketing, Product Management and Services
GE Energy Storage
United States
Co-Author+
Katharina Weeber
Lead Digital Marketing Specialist,
GE Power, Power Services
Switzerland
Co-Author
Griffin Fulmer
Senior Product Marketing Leader Aeroderivative Gas Turbine Services
GE Power
United States
Co-Author
Jason Nassar
LM2500 and Hybrid GT Platform Leader
General Electric
United States
Speaker
Néstor Campo
Sales Director-Internal Combustion Engine Power Plants
Indar Electric
Spain
Co-Author
Alex Galarraga
New Developments Manager-Internal Combustion Engine Generators
Indar Electric
Spain
Co-Author
Iker Garmendia
New Business Manager
Indar Electric
Spain
Speaker
Paul Johnston
Director, Process Engineer
Fluor
United States
Co-Author
Cecil Lawrence
Principal Process Engineer
Fluor Corporation
United States
Co-Author
Michael Schatzmann
Process Engineer
Fluor
United States
Co-Author
Van Nguyen
Process Engineer
Fluor
United States

1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room: W304G
Format: Paper

Multiple microgrid case studies will be presented, demonstrating the uniqueness of design to meet specific resiliency, sustainability, and cost efficiency objectives. These case studies will also show how microgrids change over time to meet additional electrical and thermal requirements. Different business models will be shared relating to the ...read more...

Session Chair
Adam Forni, PE
Senior Research Analyst
Navigant Research
United States
Session Co-Chair
Daniel Fingleton
Program Manager - Strategic Growth and Special Projects
Solar Turbines
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Dalia El Tawy
Director, Thermal Power Solutions
Siemens Energy
United States
Speaker
Abdulelah Habib
Sr. Controls Development Engineer
Solar Turbines
United States
Speaker 1
Chris Fallon
VP DE Renewables & Commerical Portfolio
Duke Energy Renewables
United States
Speaker 2+
Chris Dunlap
Power Generation Business Development Manager, Americas
Schneider Electric
United States

1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room: W307A
Format: Paper
The world of power generation continues to evolve as new technologies expand the availability of non-traditional and renewable fuels. As a result, these fuels, such as hydrogen, are being considered and adopted for a variety of power projects around the world. This session will explore the benefits, challenges, and ...read more...
Session Chair
Guy DeLeonardo
Power Generation Products Product Manager
GE Power
United States
Session Co-Chair
Chris Lyons
Manager, Power Generation
Solar Turbines Incorporated
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Elena McKenzie
Market Analyst
Ansaldo Energia Group
United States
Co-Author+
Ian Summerside
Global Product Line Manager
PSM - Ansaldo Energia Group
United States
Speaker
Mats Blomstedt
Technical Service Product Positioning Manager
Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery
Sweden
Co-Author
Aasa Lyckstroem
Product Positioning Manager
Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB
Sweden
Co-Author
Jenny Larfeldt
Senior Combustor Expert
Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB
Sweden
Co-Author
Mats Björkman
Product Manager
Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery
Sweden
Speaker
Jeffrey Goldmeer
Director, Gas Turbine Combustion and Fuels Solutions
GE Power
United States
Speaker
Luke Cowell
Manager, Combustion Strategy
Solar Turbines Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Chris Lyons
Manager, Power Generation
Solar Turbines Incorporated
United States

1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room: W307B
Format: Panel
Emerging alternatives from distributed energy resources are disrupting centralized power generation. As a result, a trend is developing for small to medium size generation projects. Integrated resource planning is dictating the size and duty of resources to avoid overbuilding baseload generation. This panel will examine the effect on gas-fired plant ...read more...
Session Chair
Jeffrey Schroeter, P.E.
Managing Director
Genova Power Advisors, LLC
United States
Session Co-Chair
Paul Trygstad
President
West Peak Energy LLC
United States
Panelist 1
Guy DeLeonardo
Power Generation Products Product Manager
GE Power
United States
Panelist 2
Chris Mieckowski
Director, Global Solutions Marketing
Siemens Energy
United States
Panelist 3
David McDeed
Seniour Product Manager
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Panelist 4
Dan Shelledy
Senior Business Development Manager, Energy Solutions
Wartsila North America Inc.
United States

2:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #2269
Format: Paper
Community microgrids are being built across the globe, from post-hurricane Puerto Rico to remote communities in Brazil, to drought-stricken South Africa. Learn how reciprocating gensets are being integrated with energy storage and renewable generation to create weeks of autonomy. Learn how these systems are designed and built, and how these ...read more...
Session Chair
Kishore Billapati, PE
Senior Manager, Generation Asset Management
Southern California Edison
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Chris Evanich
Director of Microgrids
S & C Electric Co.
United States
Speaker
David Santamaria
Vice President and General Manager
Fairbanks Morse
United States
Co-Author+
Matthew Barbour
Senior Public Relations Account Executive
Mercom Communications
United States

2:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #829
Format: Paper

This session will review the latest trends and innovative approaches in energy storage. Panelists will discuss the challenges related to the development of energy storage systems and current storage ...read more...

Session Chair
Jeff Myles
Marketing Manager / Product Support
Surrette Battery Co.
Canada
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
James Underwood
Engineering Program Manager - Energy Storage
Solar Turbines Inc. (A Caterpillar Company)
United States
Speaker
Henry Perez
Supervisor - Meter Engineering
ERCOT
United States

2:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #4183
Format: Panel

Technology buzzwords abound – AI, machine learning, digital twins, augmented reality, blockchain, IioT. What are these? How are they applied across the power supply chain?  Which have the greatest potential for ROI?  What are barriers to deployment? This panel of technology experts will provide a high-level perspective on emerging technologies and ...read more...

Session Chair
Joyce Dasch
Power Marketing Director
Emerson Automation Solutions
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Aaron Ling
Senior Consultant, Power & New Energy, Americas
Advisian (part of WorleyParsons’ Group)
Canada

3:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #829
Format: Paper
This session features further discussion of the role of energy storage in traditional power plants with specific focus on gas turbine plants in simple cycle or combined cycle configuration. The sessions will include case studies examining the application of energy storage, in various forms, at new and existing power ...read more...
Session Chair
Jeffrey Penterson
President
RK Griffith & Associates LLC
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Pat Hayes
Business Development Manager, Energy Storage
ABB Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Vernon Smith
Account Manager, Turbine
ABB Inc.
United States

3:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #967
Format: Paper

High construction costs are driving changes in the execution approach of gas-fired power projects. Schedules are getting shorter as owners are pushing more fast-track construction schedules. This session will examine several trends, including case studies that identify how the industry is addressing these challenges. ...read more...

Session Chair
Teresa Poussard
Director of Project Development, Power
Stantec Consulting Services Inc.
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Kendall McFarland
Sr. Engineer
Wisconsin Power & Light
United States
Co-Author
Colleen Layman
Vice President
HDR
United States
Co-Author
Gary DeRoche
Commissioning Manager
Alliant Energy WPL
United States
Co-Author
Mike Gibbs
Mechanical Engineer Lead
HDR
United States
Co-Author
Todd Young
Project Manager
HDR
United States

3:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #967
Format: Panel
Coal fired power plants are challenged by market economics and regulatory uncertainty, including current CCR requirements and pending ELG. This panel will discuss the interaction between the regulations and strategies for ...read more...
Session Chair
Clark Harrison
Director - Business Development
Purestream Services
United States
Panelist 1
Jared Morrison
Director, Water and Wastewater Programs
Westar Energy Inc.
United States
Panelist 2
Jerry Purvis
VP Environmental
East Kentucky Power Co-Op
United States

3:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #4183
Format: Paper
Session Chair
Joyce Dasch
Power Marketing Director
Emerson Automation Solutions
United States
Presentation/Paper

3:00 PM-3:45 PM
Room: Presentation Theatre 1
Format: Panel

From rooftops to enormous fields of solar panels, the future of electricity is actually here now.  This session will take attendees through the basics of home owned solar, community owned solar to utility owned solar, defining and explaining the basics of this fast growing ...read more...

Speaker 1
Paula Mints
Chief Market Research Analyst
SPV Market Research
United States
Speaker 2
Jennifer Runyon
Chief Editor, Renewable Energy World
PennWell Corporation
United States

4:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #829
Format: Paper
Energy storage can be an essential component of any microgrid design solution. This session will discuss the integration of energy storage within microgrid systems. This session will also include recent case studies for planned microgrid ...read more...
Session Chair
Richard Vesel, Sr.
Business Development
ABB Inc.
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Mike Voll
Sector Leader - Microgrids & Energy Storage
Stantec Consultant Co.
Canada

4:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #967
Format: Panel
Challenges and delays in development of natural gas infrastructure have contributed to disparate power prices in North America and challenged the operation of regional transmission systems and power markets. This session addresses the state of natural gas infrastructure in the United States, the prospects for change in the ...read more...
Session Chair
Bradley Patterson
Director LNG Products - Natural Gas Business Unit
Duke Energy Commercial Transmission
United States
Panelist 1
Sherry Orton
Senior Analyst
Doyle Trading Consultants
United States
Panelist 2
Joseph McCallister
Dir Nat Gas Oil & Emissions
Duke Energy
United States

4:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #4183
Format: Panel

Load growth has been stagnant in the U.S. for the past decade and has become decoupled from economic growth. What is on the horizon for the U.S. energy markets, load growth or load decline? This session will evaluate major trends in industrial, commercial, and residential demand. Panelists ...read more...

Session Chair
Tom Cornell
Vice President Sales & Commercial Operations SF&ES
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W304G
Format: Paper
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Session Chair
Reza Akhavain
Business Development Manager - Steam Turbines
EthosEnergy
United States
Session Co-Chair
Edwin Haddad
Consultant
Cochrane Steam LLC
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Nolan Frederick
Team Lead
Entergy Texas Inc.
United States
Speaker 2+
Muhammad Riaz
Manager Steam Turbine Engineering
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Speaker
Lewis Lenard, MBA
Sr. Category Manager
Evergy
United States
Co-Author
Rob Bursch
Marketing Specialist, Steam Turbine Modernizations
Siemens Energy, Inc.
United States
Speaker
Scott McQueen
Senior Director NRG Technical Services, Steam Turbines
NRG Energy
United States
Co-Author
Nick Faust
Design Engineer
EthosEnergy Group
United States
Co-Author
Paul DiCristoforo
Manager - Mechanical Design and R&D
EthosEnergy
United States

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W307D
Format: Paper

With so many dynamic changes in the power markets over the last several years, this session will be the place where we address the most relevant hot topics: Disruptive Business Models; Carbon Capture and Sequestration; Demand Response; Blockchain/Crypto Currency; and CHP Applied to the Cannabis Industry. These dynamic speakers ...read more...

Session Chair
Justin Rathke
President
Vergent Power Solutions
United States
Session Co-Chair
Halley Dickey
Vice President
Industrial Builders
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Zachary Power
Director
Edison Energy LLC
United States

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W305A
Format: Paper

How do your plant emissions measure up? This session will address some current topics in emissions monitoring and measurements, including recent project performance. There will also be discussions on the development of predictive emissions monitoring systems (PEMS), modeling, and other logics-type approaches to controlling emissions levels.  ...read more...

Session Chair
Thomas Sarkus
Industrial Partnerships Manager
National Energy Technology Laboratory, USA Department of Energy
United States
Session Co-Chair
Joseph Mashek, P.E.
Business Development Manager, Energy Group
Burns & McDonnell
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Bill Poe
Sr. Principal Technical Consultant
AVEVA
United States
Speaker
Min-Jae Lee
Instrument and Control Section, senior manager
Korea South-East Power Co.
Korea (South)
Co-Author
Deok-Gyu Kim
Instrument & Control Section
Korea South-East Power Co.
Korea (South)
Speaker
Anupam Sanyal
Director
International Environmental & Energy Consultants Ltd.
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Jeffrey Allen
Director
International Environmental and Energy Consultant
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Ken Parker
Director
International Environmental and Energy Consultants Ltd
United Kingdom
Co-Author
Prit Panesar
Director
IEEC Ltd.
United Kingdom
Speaker
Tom Plikas
A Fit for Purpose Approach to the Design of an FGR system for NOx Reduction in a Waste Gas Boiler
Hatch Ltd.
Canada

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W304E
Format: Paper
This session explores the basics of getting started with digital applications and demonstrates real world examples of how you can enable the Internet of Things in the process automation industry.  This session is for those that are just getting started on their digital journey as well as those ...read more...
Session Chair
Juan Panama
Global Business Development Manager
Emerson
United States
Session Co-Chair
Jon Towslee, P.E.
Director, Marketing & Business Development
ABB Inc.
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Tom Maczuzak
Business Development Manager, Operator Effectiveness
ABB Inc.
United States
Speaker
Brian Joe
Global Product Manager
Emerson
United States
Speaker
Daryl Massey
Director
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Co-Author+
John Kessinger
Executive Director
KessEnergy / MH TG Users' Groups
United States
Co-Author
Koji Imakita
Manager
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd., Japan
Japan

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W305B
Format: Panel

During this session, our experts will discuss the emergence of a new breed of power purchasers such as community choice aggregations. Panelists will also discuss corporations going green, green banks, and the challenges each bring to achieving financial close. ...read more...

Session Chair
Sara Roccisano
Commercial Financing Manager
Centrica Business Solutions
United States
Session Co-Chair
Matthew Thibodeau
Vice President
Sargent & Lundy LLC
United States
Panelist 1
Michael Pantelogianis
Co-Head of Power & Infrastructure - North America
Investec
United States
Panelist 2
Rob Harmon
Director
MEETS Accelerator Coalition
United States
Panelist 3
Kumar Aiyer
CEO
Blueflame Energy Finance
United States
Panelist 4
Rachel Davis
Vice President, PACE Originations
PetrosPACE
United States
Panelist 5
Michael Nguyen
Directory, Energy Group
CommunaLife
United States

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W304F
Format: Paper
This session will discuss the integration of energy storage with PV assets and how this combination optimizes solar energy production and delivery. Panelists will also discuss recent case ...read more...
Session Chair
Christopher McCallum
Principal Consultant
Lummus Consultants International
United States
Session Co-Chair
Richard Vesel, Sr.
Business Development
ABB Inc.
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Dan Sowder
Vice President, Power Systems Integration
Doosan GridTech
United States
Speaker
Ferry Fathoni
M.T
PT. Pertamina (Persero)
Indonesia
Co-Author
Edi Leksono
Ir, MEng, Dr.
Institut Teknologi Bandung
Indonesia
Co-Author
Hery Haerudin
Dr.
PT. Pertamina (Persero)
Indonesia
Co-Author
Irsyad Nashirul Haq
M.T.
Institut Teknologi Bandung
Indonesia
Speaker
Rob Van Haaren
PV + Storage (PVS) Lead Analyst
First Solar, Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Scott Rackey
PVS Head of Development
First Solar, Inc.
United States

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W306B
Format: Paper
This session includes presentations about wind plant topology and frequency response control strategies, operational assessment methods, and turbine inspection best ...read more...
Session Chair
Anant Jain
Staff Engineer
Intertek
United States
Session Co-Chair
Kenneth Pennock
Global Director, Grid Solutions
UL Renewables
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
George Yeboah
Principal Engineer, Public Service of Oklahoma
American Electric Power
United States
Co-Author
Anant Jain
Staff Engineer
Intertek
United States
Speaker
Pranav Aramane
SCADA Engineer
Siemens Gamesa
United States
Co-Author+
Kerstin Thomson
Director Program Management
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy – SGRE
United States
Speaker 1
Phillip Costantinou
Senior Automation Engineer
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
United States
Speaker 2
Rouslan Tzartzev
Director, Control Center and HV Operations
EDP Renewables North America LLC
United States

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W304G
Format: Panel
This will be a highly interactive discussion of microgrids, featuring current trends and the outlook of this fast-growing segment of power ...read more...
Session Chair
Chris Dunlap
Power Generation Business Development Manager, Americas
Schneider Electric
United States
Session Co-Chair
Daniel Fingleton
Program Manager - Strategic Growth and Special Projects
Solar Turbines
United States
Panelist 1
Bill Abolt
Vice President
AECOM
United States
Panelist 2
William Conlon, P.E.
President
Pintail Power LLC
United States
Panelist 3
Christopher Cuthbert
Director of Operations
Greensmith Energy
United States
Panelist 4
Peter Asmus
Research Director, Energy
Navigant Research
United States

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W307A
Format: Paper
Market applications for small and medium gas turbines continue to expand due to interest in CHP applications by utilities and other entities seeking reliable on-site power. Our speakers will review these advancements and actual industry ...read more...
Session Chair
Stephen Reid, P.E.
President
TG Advisers Inc.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Brian Stewart
Senior Engineering Manager
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
L.Todd Shaw, P.E.
Director, Industrial Gas Turbine Products
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Inc.
United States
Speaker
Justin Zachary
President
Expertech Engineering Corporation
United States
Speaker 1+
Aldaabali Hamzah
Generation Engineering Specialist
Saudi Electricity Company
Saudi Arabia
Speaker 2
Hatim Munshi
Generation Engineering Specialist
Saudi Electricity Company
Saudi Arabia
Speaker 1+
Tony Deal
TBD
Siemens Energy, Inc.
United States
Speaker 2
Jose Rafel Serje Polo
Maintenance Director
Celsia
Colombia

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: W307B
Format: Paper
With increased power generation from renewables, combined cycle power plant operations are required to be more flexible. This session will investigate what is needed to add operational flexibility into combined cycle power ...read more...
Session Chair
Patrick Albert
Director - Proposal Engineering Support
Siemens Energy Inc.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Yogesh Patel
Engineering Fellow
Tampa Electric
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker 1
Timothy Bosworth
Project Manager
FPL - Power Generation Division
United States
Speaker 2+
James Nyenhuis
Performance Engineer
Emerson Automation Solutions
United States
Speaker
Jason Rowell
Associate Vice President and Turbine Technologies Manager
Black & Veatch
United States
Speaker
Darryl Taylor
Manager Central Engg.
Vogt Power International
United States
Co-Author
Matt Schnitzer
Proposal Engineer
Vogt Power
United States
Speaker
Brian Stewart
Senior Engineering Manager
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems
United States
Co-Author
Christopher Bethel
Assistant Engineering Manager, Process Engineering
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems
United States

11:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room: Hub Booth #829
Session Chair
Jim Neurohr
Regional Sales Manager - North America
PW Power Systems Inc.
United States

11:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room: Hub Booth #967
Format: Panel

Broad discussion on the current state of nuclear markets, both domestic and international. Topics include plant license renewals, state regulations, and existing market conditions/economics for merchant and regulated ...read more...

Session Chair
Rick Higginbotham
Executive Vice President
Research Solutions Group
United States
Panelist 1
Doug Vine
Senior Energy Fellow
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
United States
Panelist 2
Reiner Kuhr, P.E.
Senior Principal Consultant
Lummus Consultants International
United States

11:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room: Hub Booth #967
Format: Panel
Coal and other fossil-fueled plant retirements are increasing due to changes in the generation mix, increased use of renewables, and ongoing environmental compliance costs. This session will outline steps to take when planning for retirement and decommissioning efforts, including case studies and discussion on strategies implemented by ...read more...
Session Chair
Jason Eichenberger
Associate Civil Engineer
Burns & McDonnell
United States
Panelist 1
Jeffery Pope
Manager, Facility Decommissioning & Demolition Services
Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co., Inc.
United States
Panelist 2
Jill Stevens
Manager of Decommissioning
Alliant Energy
United States

11:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room: Hub Booth #4183

This session will focus on how Duke uses drones to collect data and leverage 3D point clouds to conduct desktop inspections. This is an improvement over physically having to work at heights and/or confined spaces to conduct the inspections, whether it’s a cooling tower or ...read more...

Session Chair
Karen Bertram
President
Integrated Energy LLC
United States
Speaker
Jacob Velky
Manager - Unmanned Aerial Systems
Duke Energy Aviation Services
United States

11:00 AM-11:45 AM
Room: Presentation Theatre 2
Format: Panel
This session will cover the design and operation of natural gas-fired power generation. Starting with a simple electricity generator, the discussion will advance to gas turbines (GT), combined-cycle gas turbines (CCGT) and, ...read more...
Speaker
Tom Seng
Assistant Professor
University of Tulsa
United States

11:00 AM-11:45 AM
Room: Presentation Theatre 1
Format: Panel

Ever wonder about what’s actually happening when a wind turbine captures the wind and produces electricity?  Today’s wind turbines are complex, technologically advanced machines, but perform the same basic function as wind mills dating back to Don Quixote; harnessing the wind to perform work.  This course will provide you with ...read more...

Speaker
John Keller
President, CEO and Founder
InventivEnergy
United States

1:00 PM-1:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #4183
Format: Paper
Competitive generation markets place an emphasis on optimized unit operation.  A vast amount of valuable data is available to help manage and improve unit performance. This session will focus on case studies and examples where predictive analytics have helped improve plant ...read more...
Session Chair
Jeff Sullivan
Director of Continuous Improvement
Duke Energy
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker 1
Joshua Raynes
Performance Engineer
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
United States
Speaker 2
Neel Parikh
Principal Engineer
Siemens Energy, Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Bernd Fuetterer
Principal Engineer
Siemens Energy, Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Kyle Keidel
Performance Engineer
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
United States

1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room: W304G
Format: Paper
Coal-fired power plants worldwide are continually challenged to be more competitive to survive amid a revolution in renewable power. This session will discuss various ideas, methods and case studies for improving your coal plants competitiveness in the changing global power ...read more...
Session Chair
Jim Monette
Vice President, Sales
Babcock Power Services Inc.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Merrill Jones
Sr. Director Business Development
Day & Zimmerman ECM
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Juhyun Kim
Assistant Manager
Korea South East Power Company
Korea (South)
Speaker
Patrick Fitzgerald
Air In-Leakage Reduction Manager
High Temperature Technologies
United States
Speaker
Robb Jackson
CEO
Industrial Thermal Systems
United States
Co-Author+
Zeljko Warga, PhD
Boilers heat transfer specialist
Independent consultant
Slovenia
Co-Author
Peter Novak
Professor Emeritus
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Dept. (Faculty) of Mechanical Engineering
Slovenia

1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room: W307D
Format: Panel
The complex and difficult development of smaller on-site power and combined heat and power assets is being enhanced by regulated utilities supporting and developing projects at customer sites. These projects are designed to provide system-wide shared benefits and as such these projects are being supported in the rate base, ...read more...
Session Chair
Gary Hilberg
President
Continuum Energy
United States
Session Co-Chair
Jon Rodriguez, P.E.
Business Development Manager
ABB, Inc.
United States
Panelist 1
Dale Bradshaw
CEO/Consultant to NRECA and CEATI
Electrivation LLC
United States
Panelist 2
Kurt Koenig
VP Project Development
DCO Energy
United States
Panelist 3
Ken Duvall
Managing Partner/CEO
Sterling Energy Group, LLC
United States
Panelist 4
Charles Conlen
Vice President, Commercial Strategy
DTE Energy Resources
United States
Panelist 5
Greg Fields
Managing Director Business Dev
Duke Energy
United States

1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room: W304E
Format: Panel
Recently, digital twins have been all the rage; but what exactly is a digital twin and how can it be applied to realize tangible benefits? In this session, we will demystify the digital twin by pulling together a panel of experts who will discuss real-life applications of digital twins ...read more...
Session Chair
Mark Hachenski
Executive - Product Manager
GE
United States
Session Co-Chair
Timothy Fuller
Business Development Manager
Babcock & Wilcox
United States
Panelist 1
Timoteo Lujan
Shift Supervisor/Special Projects
Tri-State G&T Association
United States
Panelist 2
Rolf Orsagh
Manager of Testing Services
SimuTech Group
United States
Panelist 3
Eric Kauffman
Product Manager
GE Power
United States
Panelist 4
Scott Cloyd
General Manager, Gas Turbine Service Engineering
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc.
United States

1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room: W305B
Format: Panel

Panelists examine new and innovative tools for risk sharing and risk mitigation for projects with new technologies, which can expedite project financing. ...read more...

Session Chair
Richard Matsui
CEO
kWh analytics
United States
Session Co-Chair
Raj Chudgar
President
Viridity Energy Solutions Inc.
United States
Panelist 1
Rob Eberhardt
Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright
United States
Panelist 2
Joel Cohn
Partner
CohnReznick, LLP
United States
Panelist 3
Barney Schauble
Managing Parner
Nephila Advisors LLC
United States
Panelist 4
Kyle Hatzes
Vice President
Deutsche Bank
United States
Panelist 5
Jared Johnson
Vice President, Weather & Energy Origination
Swiss Re
United States

1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room: W304F
Format: Paper
Thermal energy storage solutions have made technological progress over the past few years.  This session will examine possible alternatives for implementing Thermal energy storage into existing power ...read more...
Session Chair
Joseph Buckler
Project Manager
Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc.
United States
Session Co-Chair
Jeff Myles
Marketing Manager / Product Support
Surrette Battery Co.
Canada
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Sebastian Freund
Sr. Engineer
Google X
United States
Speaker
Javier Alvarez
Vice President
Idom Consulting Engineering, Architecture S.A.U.
United States
Co-Author
Alex Azpitarte
Mechanical Engineer
Idom
United States
Co-Author
Alireza Mokhtarzadeh
Technical Director
Idom
United States
Co-Author
Susana Martinez
IDOM Renewable Energy Manager
Idom
Spain
Speaker
Bill Capp
Founder
Grid Storage Consulting
United States
Co-Author
Scott Frazier
CEO
Bright Energy Storage Technologies
United States
Speaker
Jeremy Dockter
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Expansion Energy LLC
United States
Co-Author
David Beck
Managing Partner
Audubon Engineering Company LLC
United States
Co-Author
David Vandor
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Expansion Energy LLC
United States
Co-Author
Gene Larson
VP, Project Development
SNC Lavalin
United States

1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room: W306A
Format: Paper
Our panel discussion will address grid interconnection of both utility and distributed solar electric generation projects and present challenges, experiences and solutions. The panel will discuss handling excess generation and use of historical data to improve operational flexibility, while improving cost efficiencies with data analytics and advances in ...read more...
Session Chair
Robert Jackson
National Market Director - Solar Power/Energy Storage
TRC
United States
Session Co-Chair
Todd Kerschbaum
Chief Technical Officer
JERA Americas
United States
Panelist 1
Nachum Sadan
CEO
GridEdge Networks
United States
Panelist 2
Ketut Dartawan
Managing Principal
Pterra, LLC
United States
Panelist 3
Mahesh Morjaria
VP, PV Systems
First Solar
United States
Panelist 4
Mark Kimball, P.E.
Project Director - Solar
Eversource
United States

1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room: W306B
Format: Paper
Whether you are building, buying, owning, or operating a wind farm connected to the bulk electric system, understanding the impact of the North American Reliability Corporation’s Reliability Standards is important because that could lead to significant penalties. State regulations and reporting and safety requirements play a critical role ...read more...
Session Chair
Kenneth Pennock
Global Director, Grid Solutions
UL Renewables
United States
Session Co-Chair
George Yeboah
Principal Engineer, Public Service of Oklahoma
American Electric Power
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Anant Jain
Staff Engineer
Intertek
United States
Speaker
Pranav Aramane
SCADA Engineer
Siemens Gamesa
United States
Co-Author+
Kerstin Thomson
Director Program Management
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy – SGRE
United States
Speaker
Bruce Bailey
Senior Advisor, Energy and Power Technologies
UL
United States
Speaker
Neal Gyngard
NEED TITLE
Tower Climbing Grease Monkeys
United States

1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room: W304G
Format: Paper
Microgrids can combine a variety of different technologies: new technologies as well as traditional ones in new applications. There is no one solution that fits all. This session highlights innovations in microgrid ...read more...
Session Chair
Dalia El Tawy
Director, Thermal Power Solutions
Siemens Energy
United States
Session Co-Chair
Kishore Billapati, PE
Senior Manager, Generation Asset Management
Southern California Edison
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Tony Soverns
Chief Technology Officer
Go Electric, Inc.
United States
Speaker
Chilkoot Ward
Director of Utilities
University of Alaska Fairbanks
United States
Speaker
Joshua Cameron
Director
Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory
United States
Co-Author
Scott Morris
Professor, Research Director
Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory
United States

1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room: W307A
Format: Paper

As gas turbine operators seek to extend the life of their assets while improving efficiency and reliability, maintenance and predictability are becoming a critical aspect of their asset management plans. This session explores maintenance and operational enhancement options for frame gas turbines to improve reliability, flexibility, and performance. ...read more...

Session Chair
Thomas Reed, PE, PMP
Project Engineering Manager
McDermott
United States
Session Co-Chair
Tom Ghesquiere
Consultant
United States
Session Co-Chair 2
Jason Rowell
Associate Vice President and Turbine Technologies Manager
Black & Veatch
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Patrick Bangert
CEO
algorithmica technologies Inc.
United States
Speaker
Scott Keller
Technical Lead, Structural Engineer
PSM – Ansaldo Energia Group
United States
Speaker
John Downing
Chief Executive Officer
Turbine Controls and Excitation Group
United States
Co-Author+
Manish Verma
Sales Application Engineer
TMEIC
United States
Co-Author
Barry Dick
Applications Engineer
TMEIC Corporation
United States

2:00 PM-2:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #2269
Format: Panel

The ongoing energy transition introduces new challenges to the already complex task of designing and managing electricity markets. This discussion will explore the challenges introduced by increasing variability, how they have been addressed in recent years, and what changes may be coming. Topics include variability forecasting, challenges facing ...read more...

Session Chair
Laura Nicholson
Energy Consultant
KLN Energy Consulting
United States
Panelist 1
Tom Rumsey
SVP, External Affairs
Competitive Power Ventures Inc.
United States
Panelist 2
David Schweizer
Manager, Generation
PJM Interconnection
United States

3:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #2269
Format: Paper
This session will address different opportunities for growth in the wind industry. The discussion will explore lifetime extension opportunities and project development, focusing on long term operation and repowering potentials. Panelists will also discuss opportunities around developing product portfolios for any market segment with a broader range of ...read more...
Session Chair
Kerstin Thomson
Director Program Management
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy – SGRE
United States
Presentation/Paper

3:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #829
Format: Paper

Innovative solutions will be presented and discussed with a view on generator performance and operation and maintenance improvements. The papers presented will include a mix of real life power plant problem-solving case studies from around the world along with some tutorial and program/process type materials. ...read more...

Session Chair
Russell Chetwynd
Service Manager
National Electric Coil
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Jeonggeon Lee
Assistant Manager
KOEN (Korea Energy)
Korea (South)
Co-Author
Heechul Kang
Senior Manager
KOEN
Korea (South)
Co-Author
Hyungkuk Kim
General Manager
KOEN
Korea (South)
Co-Author
Wooyong Kim
Vice President
KOEN
Korea (South)

3:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #4183
Format: Paper

As with any process, planning is critical. In supply chain management, a failure to plan properly can be a very costly mistake. In fact, failure may be the unexpected consequence of poor planning across the entire procurement and delivery process. ...read more...

Session Chair
Rob Gappa
Project Manager
MasTec Power
United States

3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room: W304H
Format: Paper

Panel discussion of major OEM Gas Turbine advancements, including the latest fleet performance, issues and future enhancements and offerings. ...read more...

Session Chair
Donald Schubert
Owner
SHL Consulting LLC
United States
Session Co-Chair
Jeffrey Benoit
Vice President, Product Management & Marketing
PSM – Ansaldo Energia Group
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Carlos Koeneke, Ph.D.
Vice President, Project Engineering
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas, Inc.
United States
Co-Author
Daryl Massey
Director
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas
United States
Co-Author
Itaru Endo
Engineer; Service Business Strategy, Service Project Engineering Department
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems
Japan
Co-Author
Toshishige Ai
Gas Turbine Design Deputy Manager
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems
Japan
Speaker
Christopher Corron
Product Manager - 60 Hz Plant & Integrated Systems
GE Power
United States
Co-Author
Jonathan Truitt
7HA Product Manager
GE Power & Water
United States
Speaker
Pratyush Nag
Director of Advanced Product Development
Siemens AG
United States

3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room: W304G
Format: Panel

Panel of cyber security experts discuss the risks of cyber security for power generation, the challenges of implementation and how best to manage the cyber security ...read more...

Session Chair
Scott Affelt
President
XMPLR Energy
United States
Session Co-Chair
James Knowlton
Vice President - Business Development
Hyperion Power Services
United States
Panelist 1
Dee Kimata
Cyber Security and Collaborative Operations Centers Product Manager
ABB Inc.
United States
Panelist 2
Ali Elnaamani
Head of Cyber Security - Power Generation Services Digitalization
Siemens Energy, Inc
United States
Panelist 3
Will Simmons
Cyber Security Analyst
Seminole Electric Cooperative Inc.
United States
Panelist 4
Reid Fudge
Chief Information Security Officer
Tri-State G&T Assoc.
United States

3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room: W304F
Format: Panel
This session will examine the evolving power market from the levelized cost of energy  perspective and the impacts of various generation technologies. The facilitated discussion will provide information on cost drivers, impacts of commodity pricing, regulation, subsidies, equipment and capital on each generation type’s competitive ...read more...
Session Chair
Gretchen Dolson, PE, LEED AP
Renewable Energy Practice Lead / Vice President
HDR
United States
Session Co-Chair
Jennifer Runyon
Chief Editor, Renewable Energy World
PennWell Corporation
United States

3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room: W304E
Format: Panel
Exelon Nuclear, Duke, Xcel and TRC will present owner and consultant perspectives on decommissioning and asset recovery for aging power plants, including nuclear generation.  Strategic options include sell, decommission and sell, hold, decommission and hold or redevelop.  The New Tax Act also provides potential avenue for repurposing/redeveloping ...read more...
Session Chair
Peter Belmonte, P.E.
Vice President & Director, Power Generation
TRC
United States
Panelist 2
Robert Osborn, Esq.
Director Strategic Revenue Initiatives Corporate
Xcel Energy
United States
Panelist 4
Todd Thomas
Manager - Regulated Plant Demolition - Retirement
Duke Energy
United States
Panelist 5
Edward Malley
Vice President Power & Utility Development
TRC
United States

10:00 AM-10:30 AM
Room: Hub Booth #2269
Format: Panel
Further improvements in solar module technologies, balance of system components and O&M as well as regulatory and financing options present opportunities for continued solar electricity cost reduction. It has already achieved 80% reduction in the past decade. In this session, we will discuss the forecast for future cost ...read more...
Session Chair
Mahesh Morjaria
VP, PV Systems
First Solar
United States
Panelist 1
Dale Bradshaw
CEO/Consultant to NRECA and CEATI
Electrivation LLC
United States
Panelist 2
Steven Chan
CEO
Sungrow USA Corp.
United States

10:00 AM-10:30 AM
Room: Hub Booth #4183
Format: Paper
In recent years the Latin American market has been transforming as part of a process to create a low-carbon economy. The power sector plays a key role in this region due to the competing needs of electricity coverage and growing per-capita consumption. Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Argentina and other ...read more...
Session Chair
Juan Carlos Olmedo
CEO
Narvik Energy
Chile
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Omar Olvera
Marketing
Siemens
United States
Speaker
Johanna Koolemans-Beynen
Senior Program Coordinator
United Stated Energy Association
United States

11:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room: Hub Booth #829
Format: Panel
The grid is evolving quickly, moving towards renewable generation, distributed generation and electrification. Speakers will discuss how regionalization and infrastructure build outs can enable the use of resources over a wider geographical scale, how technology can manage the grid of the future and maintain reliability, the need for ...read more...
Session Chair
Gary Sutherland
Relationship Manager, Business Development Group
Hydro-Quebec
Canada

11:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room: Hub Booth #4183
Format: Paper
They say necessity is the mother of innovation.  This session will discuss challenges facing various international markets and creative solutions that are being implemented to power the world’s energy ...read more...
Session Chair
Arvind Patel, P.E.
Director of Power & Engineering
Valdes Engineering Co.
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Caitlin Smith
Senior Program Coordinator
United States Energy Association
United States

11:00 AM-11:45 AM
Room: Presentation Theatre 1
Format: Panel

Residential Battery-Based Applications





The use of energy storage, specifically in residential applications, has grown considerably in recent years. Whether storing grid power for backup or alternative energy sourced from solar, wind or hydro for daily off-grid use, proper system sizing, product selection & setup ...read more...

Speaker
Jeff Myles
Marketing Manager / Product Support
Surrette Battery Co.
Canada

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