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1:00 PM-1:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth 2269
Format: Paper

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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 ...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

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

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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 ...read more...

Session Chair
Massood Ramezan, Ph.D., P.E.
Sr. Technical Advisor
KeyLogic Systems, Inc.
United States
Presentation/Paper
Speaker
Chris Evanich
Director of Microgrids
S & C Electric Co.
United States

4:00 PM-4:30 PM
Room: Knowledge Hub Booth #2269
Format: Paper

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Small hydropower has long been a valuable source of decentralized power generation, by providing electricity to remote villages, for example. Hear more about the history of small hydro and its vital role in powering personal and economic development ...read more...

Session Chair
Gary Sutherland
Relationship Manager, Business Development Group
Hydro-Quebec
Canada
Speaker
Yannick Labonte
Head of Small Hydro, North America
Voith Hydro Inc.
Canada

1:00 PM-1:30 PM
Room: Knowledge Hub Booth #2269
Format: Paper

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The Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC – The Reliable One) has capitalized on its position in sunny Central Florida to research and install a floating solar array (or floatovoltaics) at one of its facilities. Hear the challenges and opportunities the utility has faced, as well ...read more...

Session Chair
Sumesh Arora, Ph.D.
Director of Energy and Natural Resources Division
Mississippi Development Authority
United States
Speaker
Justin Kramer, PE
Supervisor, Emerging Technologies
Orlando Utilities Commission
United States
Handout(s)

3:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: Hub Booth #2269
Format: Paper

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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 ...read more...

Session Chair
Kerstin Thomson
Director Program Management
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy – SGRE
United States
Presentation/Paper

11:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room: Hub Booth #2269
Format: Panel

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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 ...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
Wesley Cole, Ph.D.
Energy System Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United States

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