Select Criteria: Session Type = Mega Session, Summit Panel (1.5 hour session), Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)

Tuesday, January 28, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 1
The deployment of ADMS promises a wealth of new applications and benefits.  This session will explore several of those benefits and how they have been deployed by utilities and via case studies.  ...
Speaker(s)
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  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 1A
  • Tuesday, January 28, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Adam Manella
Senior Advisor
Southern California Edison
Co-Author
Brenden Russell
Principal Advisor - Grid Technologies
Southern California Edison
Speaker+
Moein Lak
Engineer 3
Southern California Edison
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 1B
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Andy (Joseph) Gaither
Supervisor
NV Energy
Co-Author+
Parag Parikh
Utility Solution Executive
ABB
Speaker
Warren Stout
Architect
PacifiCorp
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 1C
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Eric Gupta
Advanced Grid Delivery Director
Xcel Energy
Point of Contact
Scott Koehler
Vice President, Strategy & Innovation, Smart Grid Solutions
Schneider Electric
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 1
The Bronzeville Community Microgrid (BCM) is the first utility-operated microgrid cluster, demonstrating how innovative technologies can support broader efforts to promote resilience and sustainability. ComEd, the electric utility serving 4 million customers in Northern Illinois, is installing this 7 MW microgrid in the Chicago neighborhood of Bronzeville with funding support... ...read more...
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  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)
  • Room: 214B
  • Session Number:Smart Cities/IoT 1
Consumer expectations are on the rise and utilities continue to face a wide range of emerging challenges such as DER integration, cybersecurity, and storm response. Utilities need a framework to solve problems and deploy new solutions while creating value and minimizing costs. Creative approaches like design thinking to identify problems,... ...read more...
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  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMs 1
Three large Investor Owned Utilities (IOU) have successfully integrated distributed energy resources (DER) into their grids. These utilities have integrated solar panels, batteries and electric vehicles and have developed process and procedures to ensure grid reliability.  PG&E has over 400,000 behind-the-meter DERs, Hawaii Electric has a 100% renewable target, and... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMs 1A
  • Tuesday, January 28, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Sameer Kalra
Principal Business Architect
Pacific Gas & Electric
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMs 1B
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Andrew Loan
Engineer 3
Southern California Edison
Co-Author
Moein Lak
Engineer 3
Southern California Edison
Co-Author
Salman Kahrobaee
Senior Engineer
Southern California Edison
Speaker+
Steven Robles
Engineer 3
Southern California Edison
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMs 1C
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Ali Ipakchi
Executive Vice President, Smart Grid and Green Power
OATI
Point of Contact
Elizabeth Brown
Communications Specialist- Events
Open Access Technology International, Inc.
Speaker
Rich Barone
Director - Demand Response
Hawaiian Electric
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 1
Many utilities are looking at the massive amount of data being collected with the goal of empowering decision-makers with actionable information. In this session, attendees will learn how utilities are transforming business processes using the results of advanced analytics to improve system planning, reduce O&M costs, improve system performance, and... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 1A
  • Tuesday, January 28, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Frank Gonzales
Senior Engineer
Southern California Edison
Co-Author
Kumar Mankala
Data Scientist
Southern California Edison
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 1B
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Ben Yates
Distribution Project Support Supervisor
Indiana Michigan Power
Co-Author
Mirrasoul Mousavi
Sr. Director Advanced Analytics
Sentient Energy
Point of Contact
Sarah Prinster
Sr. Director of Marketing
Sentient Energy
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 1C
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Josh Wepman
CTO and Vice President
Leidos
Speaker+
Omar El Shal
Manager, Emerging Technology
Entergy Services LLC
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217D
  • Session Number:Energy Storage 1
As utilities seek to improve grid reliability in what is often low-density areas of the network, the conversation around using battery energy storage (BESS) as an economically viable non-wires alternative to grid reinforcement is being re-vitalized given the recent steep decline in storage costs.  This session will focus on challenges... ...read more...
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Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)
  • Room: 213AB
  • Session Number:Cybersecurity and Incidence Response 1
Utilities often take a compliance approach to security, viewing it as a “checkbox” to satisfy regulatory requirements. However, as the threat landscape evolves faster than regulations, protection, not compliance, must be the primary objective. In addition to the growing threat concern, security tools are not the end-all-be-all solution to mitigate... ...read more...
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  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 1
How are utilities taking Reliability to the next level?  ComEd presents their “Feeder of the Future” where an advanced asset management strategy utilizing recent technology is directly linked to reliability improvements and hardening of the grid.  Indianapolis Power & Light’s asset risk model framework utilizes an innovative optimization algorithm for... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 1A
  • Tuesday, January 28, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Heriberto Gonzalez
Principal Project Manager
ComEd
Co-Author
Russell DeSalvo
Manager, Smart Grid/Technology
ComEd
Co-Author
Wahhaj Irfan
Principal Project Manager
ComEd
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 1B
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Barry Feldman
Director, Operational Technology and Metering
AES/IPL
Speaker+
Jared Heltsley
Asset Management Engineer
AES/IPL
Co-Author
Jason De Stigter
Manager, Capital Asset Planning
Burns & McDonnell
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 1C
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Point of Contact
Mike Veldhuis
Project Engineer
Patrick Engineering
Speaker
Scott Osterholt
Director, Grid Modernization
AEP Ohio
Co-Author
Shannon Messer
Project Manager
Patrick Engineering
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 1
A distribution grid challenged by renewable integration and other forces needs eyes and ears on the ground and under it. This session presents both case studies and a forward look at how these technologies provide and expand situational awareness to combat what could be a chaotic flow of energy and... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 1A
  • Tuesday, January 28, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Victor Tran
Project Engineer
Southern California Edison
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 1B
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Ben Kregel
Principal Project Manager
ComEd
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 1C
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Brian Schell, P.E.
Distribution Automation Manager
AEP Ohio
Co-Author
Jon Olenski
Director, Electric Utility Market
Patrick Energy Services
Point of Contact
Mike Veldhuis
Project Engineer
Patrick Engineering
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214D
  • Session Number:Disruptive Emerging and Innovative Technologies 1
The electric utility industry is changing rapidly as it faces disruptive, emerging and innovative technologies with changing business models and increasing customer expectations that energy be sustainable in its production, transmission and distribution. Distributech will showcase these technologies. But, what about the next generation of men and women that need... ...read more...
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  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)
  • Room: 212AB
  • Session Number:Customer Strategies 1
This session will provide a comprehensive, up-to-date look at U.S. residential energy consumers and their attitudes, behaviors and values related to energy. The session will cover consumers’ awareness of smart energy, their interest in energy-related products & services (including rooftop solar, energy-efficient lighting and smart-home technology), their relationships with their... ...read more...
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  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)

Wednesday, January 29, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Room: 217D
  • Session Number:Mega Session 4
Effective management of geospatial and grid model data is one of the major challenges facing electric distribution utilities today. As levels of DER penetration increase and distribution grids grow increasingly complex, utilities need a solid foundation of well-managed geospatial and grid-model data on which to deploy the new software tools... ...read more...
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  • Mega Session
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:Mega Session 5
Power utilities are experiencing fundamental industry changes. Sourcing more power from renewables requires more intelligent power grid operations, and energy deregulation is leading utilities to become more customer centric by providing better customer care and managing power outages more proactively. In light of these industry changes, utilities are using the... ...read more...
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  • Mega Session
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Mega Session 1
Transportation electrification is a historic opportunity for electric utilities to expand their value and service potential inside their service territories. This transformation promises to impact all areas of transportation from ports to airports to fleets of buses and trucks to a rapidly expanding catalogue of new passenger electric vehicles. Key... ...read more...
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  • Mega Session
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Mega Session 3
Click HERE to enjoy the film's trailer. Water and energy are the two fundamental components of a society, and they are interconnected. Thirst for Power, shot on location across France, California, and Texas, explores the history of civilization's quest to procure abundant water and energy -- from ancient Roman aqueducts in Europe to... ...read more...
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Tracks:
  • Mega Session
  • Room: 214D
  • Session Number:Mega Session 2
Capital investments in communications networks are now part of mainstream discussions in the same breath as traditional smart grid assets have been historically. The key question being asked today is whether utilities should build, own and operate their own private networks, and if so, what are the ownership and operating... ...read more...
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  • Mega Session

Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 2
For a successful ADMS implementation, utilities must focus on change management, process optimization, and operator skillsets to fully leverage the technology.  Involving the right stakeholders up front and throughout the project is key.  In this session you will hear about utility experiences and their approach to ADMS implementation and utilization....
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 2A
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
John Ryan
Director
Exelon
Co-Author+
Ryan Levine
Senior Manager
Ernst & Young
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 2B
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Brenden Oldendorf
Project Manager
Entergy
Co-Author+
Meredith Marmande
BA - DMSOMS Business Process Development
Accenture
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 2C
  • Wednesday, January 29, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Kate Monahan
Management Consultant
Accenture
Co-Author
Manas Phadke
Industry Principal
Accenture
Speaker+
Matthew Seibert
Distribution Operations Engineering Lead
Consumers Energy
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 2
In the last few years, advanced analytics in asset management has moved from the realm of science fiction to reality. Leading utilities are applying analytic tools and insights to improve asset effectiveness, investment performance, and preventative maintenance. While some utilities are using analytics to enhance productivity of existing practices, others... ...read more...
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  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 2
Three utilities from the Pacific to the Atlantic will discuss how they manage the integration of renewables on their distribution grids. They will share challenges and experiences about how they draw the distribution automation road map....
Speaker(s)
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  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 2A
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Nimesh Shah, P.Eng.
Specialist Engineer, Operations Planning
BC Hydro
Co-Author+
Vidya Vankayala
Director, Grid Modernization
Powertech Labs Inc
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 2B
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Garvin Neely
Project Automation Solution Engineer
S&C Electric Company
Co-Author
Jeremi Jermakowicz
Software Product Manager
S&C Electric Company
Speaker+
Scott Wethy
Senior Engineer
Commonwealth Edison
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 2C
  • Wednesday, January 29, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Aleksandar Vukojevic
Manager- Technology Development
Duke Energy
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 213AB
  • Session Number:Cybersecurity and Incidence Response 2
Traditional IT security policies do not provide for all the needs of OT infrastructure leaving groups of equipment minimally protected.  And even though much of this equipment is not subject to NERC CIP standards, they still have the potential for business impact on the utility and also have the potential... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 213AB
  • Session Number:Cybersecurity and Incidence Response 2A
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Michael Ridolfino
Engineer - Reliability Compliance
Central Hudson Gas & Electric
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 213AB
  • Session Number:Cybersecurity and Incidence Response 2B
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Kirk Rosener
Sr. Project Manager
CPS Energy
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 213AB
  • Session Number:Cybersecurity and Incidence Response 2C
  • Wednesday, January 29, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Casey McNulty
Senior Manager
Ernst & Young
Speaker
John Franklin
Manager ADMS
National Grid
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214B
  • Session Number:Smart Cities/IoT 2
This session will showcase first-hand experiences from utilities that are building out their IoT platforms with an eye for the future.  By incorporating field area network standards into their programs, these utilities are prepared to grow their ecosystem of devices, enable a broader ecosystems of business partners and extend the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 2
As utilities increasingly focus on the importance of asset management for reliable and cost-effective operations, the interest in new and novel approaches grows.  This session includes an update on ConEd’s use of robotics for breaker maintenance, Laserpas’ research on combining inspection tools for asset and vegetation inspections, and the US... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 2A
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Aalap Shah
R&D Project Manager
ULC Robotics
Speaker
Marissa Castoro
Engineer
Con Edison
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 2B
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Mantas Vaskela
General Director
Laserpas
Point of Contact
Myron De La Paz
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 2C
  • Wednesday, January 29, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Emma Stewart
Associate Program Leader
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Speaker+
Paul Ohodnicki
Materials Scientist/Associate Professor
National Energy Technology Laboratory/US DOE
Co-Author
Sean Murphy
CEO
PingThings, Inc.
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217D
  • Session Number:Energy Storage 2
This panel will review the experiences of two utilities operating in New York. It will focus on the initiatives of National Grid relating to the installation of its first utility-owned energy storage system in 2018 at a distribution substation in upstate New York, as well as the lessons for energy... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 2
This session examines three distinct microgrid projects in different locations focusing on real-world issues such as protection, resiliency, and safety. Each provides a template for the industry to leverage the integration of renewable energy and energy storage that provide value to the customer and utility....
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 2A
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Aleksandar Vukojevic
Manager- Technology Development
Duke Energy
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 2B
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Jim Zoellick
Managing Research Engineer
Schatz Energy Research Center
Speaker
Nkiruka Avila
Senior Grid Innovation Engineer
Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 2C
  • Wednesday, January 29, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Marcus Nichol
Director, New Reactor Deployment
Nuclear Energy Institute
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  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMs 2
DERMS is a relatively new and evolving concept for managing the operation of distributed energy resources, including distributed generators, energy storage, and controllable loads.  Many new business processes will be needed for effective implementation of DERMS, including resource registration, controls interfaces, and (possibly in the future) management of incentive payments... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMS 2A
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Rolf Bienert
Managing Director
OpenADR Alliance
Point of Contact
Shannon Mayette
Marketing Manager
WI-SUN Alliance
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMs 2B
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Carl Ozkaynak
Director, Smart Grid
Saint John Energy
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMs 2C
  • Wednesday, January 29, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Point of Contact
Ginger Juhl
Marketing Lead
ENBALA
Co-Author
Mike Ruth
Vice President, Product
Enbala
Speaker
Timothy Treadwell
Testbed Program Manager
Portland General Electric (PGE)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214D
  • Session Number:Disruptive Emerging and Innovative Technologies 2
Innovative technologies and approaches such as blockchain and transactive energy will enable the transformation of today’s existing energy markets. This panel will discuss many of issues related to this transformation including the business, operational and technical aspects of a future energy transactional platform created by combining DERs and load controls... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 214D
  • Session Number:Disruptive Emerging and Innovative Technologies 2A
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Alex Rojas
Director, Distributed Technologies
Ameren Services Co.
Point of Contact
Andrea Coelho
Co-Author
Ben Ullman
Manager, Energy Markets
Opus One Solutions
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214D
  • Session Number:Disruptive Emerging and Innovative Technologies 2B
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Geir Abusdal
System Manager
Agder Energi
Co-Author
Steinar Rune Eriksen
Project Manager
Nodes
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214D
  • Session Number:Disruptive Emerging and Innovative Technologies 2C
  • Wednesday, January 29, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Eric Woychik
Director, Strategy Practice
Strategy Integration, LLC
Co-Author+
Kenneth Skinner
Vice President
Integral Analytics Inc.
Speaker
Mark S. Martinez
Senior Portfolio Manager
Southern California Edison
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 212AB
  • Session Number:Customer Strategies 2
This session will explore how leading utilities are leveraging digital technology to transform the customer experience and thus transform their enterprises. Attendees will hear from New York Power Authority, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Memphis Light Gas & Water about their digital customer experiences. ...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 212AB
  • Session Number:Customer Strategies 2A
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Jamison Roof
Managing Consultant
PA Consulting Group
Speaker
Kerri Ahern
Customer Digital Experience Program Manager
New York Power Authority
Co-Author
Shawn Harrison
Senior Program Specialist
New York Power Authority
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 212AB
  • Session Number:Customer Strategies 2B
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Nora Wang, Ph.D.
Staff Engineer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Point of Contact
Tim Wolf
Senior S&T Communications Professional
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 212AB
  • Session Number:Customer Strategies 2C
  • Wednesday, January 29, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Eliza C. King
Director, Customer Care
Memphis Light Gas & Water
Co-Author+
Mark Johnson
Executive Consultant
Excergy Corp.
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)

Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room: 212AB
  • Session Number:Customer Strategies 3
In this session, major utilities will share ideas on how to better engage customers by leveraging IT applications, technology, business processes and systems bolstered by the smart grid – enabling truly innovative customer programs. Executives from Duke Energy, Puget Sound Energy, PG&E and SRP will discuss how they are using smart... ...read more...
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Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)
  • Room: 214D
  • Session Number:Disruptive Emerging and Innovative Technologies 3
High penetrations of DER are disrupting planning, operations and economics of power systems.  This session will provide utility and industry insights on how to navigate these changes, and how to realize and leverage the possible benefits of DER deployments and develop new business opportunities including non-wires alternatives....
Speaker(s)
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  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 214D
  • Session Number:Disruptive Emerging and Innovative Technologies 3A
  • Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Justin Woodard
Principal Engineer
National Grid
Speaker+
Samer Arafa
Lead Engineer
National Grid
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214D
  • Session Number:Disruptive Emerging and Innovative Technologies 3B
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Beata Okruta
General Engineer, DER Engineering
ComEd
Speaker
Harshil Shah
Senior Engineer, Capacity Planning
ComEd
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214D
  • Session Number:Disruptive Emerging and Innovative Technologies 3C
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Jared Leader
Manager of Industry Strategy
Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA)
Speaker
Susan Mora
Director of Utility Initiatives
Exelon Corporation
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMs 3
The papers in this session examine the integration of Distributed Energy Resources in wholesale and distributed level markets. Speakers from the UK, the Czech Republic and MISO will present a variety of considerations for DER market participation including the benefits they bring to system in terms of flexibility and Volt/Var... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMs 3A
  • Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Jan Kula
Specialist for Modeling
CEZ Distribuce
Co-Author
Jan Svec
Specialist for Modeling
CEZ Distribuce
Speaker+
Stanislav Hes
Head of Modeling and Analysis
CEZ Distribuce
Co-Author
Tomas Linhart
Specialist for Modeling
CEZ Distribuce
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMs 3B
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Euan Davidson
Production Engineering Director
Smarter Grid Solutions
Co-Author+
Robert Currie
CTO
Smarter Grid Solutions
Speaker
Sotiris Georgiopoulos
Head of Smart Grid Development
UK Power Networks
Co-Author
Tim Manandhar
Lead Smart Grid Technology Engineer
UK Power Networks
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMs 3C
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Congcong Wang
Sr. Market Design Engineer
Mid-Continent ISO
Co-Author
Kevin Vannoy
Director, Market Design
MISO Energy
Co-Author
Kristin Swenson
Senior Advisor
Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO)
Co-Author
Yonghong Chen
Consulting Advisor
MISO
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214B
  • Session Number:Smart Cities/IoT 3
This session will explore how utilities are planning for and developing eco-friendly infrastructure. It will present drivers of smart city initiatives and the essential role played by infrastructure and technology; the development of action plans that converge the utility’s evolutionary path with that of their cities; and how utilities are... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 214B
  • Session Number:Smart Cities/IoT 3B
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Renee Cinar
Engineer
Emerging Technology & Valuation|Grid Technology & Modernization |Southern California Edison
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217D
  • Session Number:Energy Storage 3
This session will showcase experiences and issues surrounding the integration of energy storage in California over the last decade. One of the first recent energy storage projects have now matured and the presenters I this session will describe the good-and-bad.  The key Tehachapi Storage Project (TSP), jointly funded by the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217D
  • Session Number:Energy Storage 3A
  • Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Gabriel Andaya
Engineer
Southern California Edison
Co-Author
Jorge Araiza, Jr.
Engineer
Southern California Edison
Speaker+
Manuel Avendaño
Sr. Manager, Emerging Technologies & Valuation
Southern California Edison
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217D
  • Session Number:Energy Storage 3B
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Jay Rollo
Senior Manager
Pandora Consulting
Speaker+
Marco Sands
Managing Director
Pandora Consulting
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217D
  • Session Number:Energy Storage 3C
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Arindam Maitra
Senior Technical Executive
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Co-Author
Giovanni Damato
Principal Project Manager, Energy Storage and Distributed Generation
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Speaker+
Peggy Ip
Engineer Scientist, Energy Storage and Distributed Generation
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Co-Author
Ram Ravikumar
Engineer Scientist, Energy Storage and Distributed Generation
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 3
Location and condition are essential attributes of asset management. Geospatial technologies sharpen insight into asset management strategies. This session presents applications of geospatial technology for effective asset management....
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 3A
  • Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Alicia Farag
CEO
LocusView Solutions
Co-Author
Ian Chapman
Gas Construction Engineering Supervisor
PG&E
Speaker
Steve Jeong
Senior Gas Engineer
PG&E
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 3B
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Speaker(s)
Point of Contact
Matt Besch
Marketing Communications Manager
Sensus, a xylem brand
Speaker
Rick Potter
Principal Smart Grid Technology Consultant
Alliant Energy
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 3C
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Brian Chabot
Manager Core Business Ops
Pepco Holdings Inc.
Point of Contact
Kristine Girten
Marketing Manager
UDC INC.
Speaker
Scott Warner
Senior Account Manager
UDC
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 3
This session presents innovative applications of advanced data analytics and methods.  Use cases include automatic building energy modeling, distributed resource planning, and distribution planning. ...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 3A
  • Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Joshua New
Senior R&D Staff
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 3B
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Andrew Spreen
Project Manager and Policy Analyst
Gridworks
Point of Contact
Bo Yang
Director
Hitachi America LTD
Co-Author
David Chassin
Staff Research Scientist
Stanford National Linear Acceleration Lab (SLAC)
Co-Author
Matthew Tisdale
Director
Gridworks
Co-Author
Panitarn Chongfuangprinya
Senior Research Scientist
Hitachi America Ltd.
Speaker
Pedram Jahangiri
Manager
National Grid
Co-Author
Yanzhu Ye
Senior Research Scientist
Hitachi America Ltd.
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 3C
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Greg Robinson
Managing Director
Xtensible Solutions
Co-Author
Shawn Hu
Principal Consultant
Xtensible Solutions
Speaker
Vidyod Mavilavalappil
Sr. Advisor- SCE Information Technology, Information & Integration Architecture
Southern California Edison
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 3
We explore three diverse microgrid use cases. Each will provide an insider’s view of microgrid operational issues, best practices, and lessons learned from two operational projects and the development effort from a third project. The case studies will aid engineers and end users in making decisions to perform accurate technical... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 3A
  • Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Point of Contact
Bernardo Fernandes
Director, Power System Consulting
Siemens Power Technologies International
Co-Author
Christopher Cheng
Senior Project Manager
NYSERDA
Speaker
Michelle Isenhouer Hanlin
Senior Project Manager
Booz Allen Hamilton
Co-Author
Nelson Bacalao
Senior Manager, Consulting
Siemens Power Technologies International
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:MIcrogrids 3B
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Clark Wiedetz
Director, Microgrid and Renewable Integration
Siemens
Speaker
Jana Ganion
Sustainability and Government Affairs Director
Blue Lake Rancheria
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 3C
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Point of Contact
Cheryl Lewis
Marketing Analyst, Power/Oil & Gas
Black & Veatch
Speaker
James McDaniel
Electrical Engineer
Black & Veatch
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 3
Overcoming grid automation challenges requires an adaptive workforce, utility leadership and regulatory compliance. This session will also discuss deployment of ADMS control room applications. ...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 3A
  • Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Joe LaCasse
Manager
Xcel Energy
Co-Author+
John Morris
Director, Grid Operations
The Mosaic Company Inc.
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 3B
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Alexandr Stinskiy
Senior Application Engineer
Siemens Industry Inc.
Co-Author
Andre Smit
Product Manager
Siemens Digital Grid
Co-Author
Bryan Pham
Sr. Manager
Southern California Edison
Speaker+
Christopher Huff, P.E.
Senior Engineer
Southern California Edison
Co-Author
Nicholas Duong
Senior Engineer
Southern California Edison
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 3C
  • Thursday, January 30, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Bruno Iwamoto
Director Latin America Business
S&C
Speaker
Julio Shigeaki Omori
Superintendent
Copel
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 3
This panel will address the evolution that occurred from the management of distribution networks to the secure operation of an active distribution system with demand response, generation, and other flexible distributed energy resources.  Active distribution systems will enable competitive access to markets and the optimal use of distributed resources to... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)
  • Room: 213AB
  • Session Number:Cybersecurity and Incidence Response 3
Power restoration can be prioritized in a variety of ways, with requests and demands at times being in conflict with others depending on the “mission.” This panel will explore various power restoration approaches being investigated and piloted at utilities.  Some restoration alternatives to the typical utility model include: economic impact,... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)

Thursday, January 30, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: 213AB
  • Session Number:Cybersecurity and Incidence Response 4
The Department of Defense is the largest, single energy-consuming entity in the United States. Most of the electricity supplied to DoD installations still comes from local utilities. As these utilities deploy new communication and control networks (SCADA, AMI, DRMS, DERMS) to manage their grids, the risk of cyberattacks, or the... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)
  • Room: 214B
  • Session Number:Smart Cities/IoT 4
More and more city governments are publicly committing to bold 2050 goals in terms of carbon emissions and renewable energy.  The level of transformation needed to achieve these goals affecting millions of people will require unprecedented collaboration and innovative partnerships with utilities that face rising challenges and expectations on electrification,... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 4
There are many ideas about how best to do asset management, but many fail to address the complexities that utilities actually face day to day. This session features presentations from utilities that are not only innovative, but also help overcome the real challenges to managing assets. Come learn from utilities... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 4A
  • Thursday, January 30, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
David Lewry
Principal Manager, T&D Asset Management
Southern California Edison
Co-Author+
Joseph Belechak
Senior Manager
Accenture
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 4B
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Paul Fratellone
Director Software Products
TESCO
Speaker+
Ronald Dornin
Manager, Metering Systems
Duquesne Light
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214C
  • Session Number:Asset Management 4C
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
April Anderson
Director, Adaptive Planning Software
Atonix Digital
Speaker
Dustin Stapp
Manager, Engineering T&D
Arizona Public Service
Co-Author
Joel Dykstra
Project Engineer
Black & Veatch
Point of Contact
Stephanie Greenwood
Marketing Manager
Black & Veatch/Atonix Digital
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217D
  • Session Number:Energy Storage 4
Panelists from Arizona Public Service, National Grid, and Energy Hub will discuss two innovative approaches to behind-the-meter residential storage programs. APS’s Storage Rewards program relies on a direct install model, while National Grid’s Connected Solutions program promotes a BYO approach. The panelists will discuss why they chose each delivery model,... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)
  • Room: 212AB
  • Session Number:Customer Strategies 4
In the digital age, utilities must anticipate customer needs, both stated and unstated. This session will cover three case studies of utilities innovating to create new value in demand management, energy efficiency and energy services for both residential and commercial/industrial customers. ...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 212AB
  • Session Number:Customer Strategies 4A
  • Thursday, January 30, 10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Daniel Carr
Head, Smart Cities
Alectra Utilities
Point of Contact
Jacqueline Hudson
Marketing Communications Manager
Tantalus
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 212AB
  • Session Number:Customer Strategies 4B
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Anntonette Alberti, JD
Category Manager, Customer Energy Management NY
National Grid
Speaker+
Sri Vaishnavi Ramesh
Product Developer, Customer Energy Management NY
National Grid
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 4
This session will explore how utilities are leveraging today’s technologies to improve all of the pieces of the system puzzle that operators need to see to make integration work, covering centralized distribution automation FLISR schemes, the development and implementation of a real-time three-phase distribution linear state estimator, and how to... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 4A
  • Thursday, January 30, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Brenden Russell
Principal Advisor - Grid Technologies
Southern California Edison
Co-Author+
Jens Schoene
Director, Research Studies
EnerNex
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 4B
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Jeff Kensok
Consulting Engineer
Puget Sound Energy
Co-Author+
Joshua Snodgrass
Project Engineer
POWER Engineers
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217A
  • Session Number:Distribution Automation 4C
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author
Christopher Lopez
Engineer
Southern California Edison
Co-Author
Jong Min Lim
Sr. Data Scientist
Sentient Energy
Co-Author
Manuel Garcia
Engineer
Southern California Edison
Speaker+
Noah Badayos
Engineer
Southern California Edison
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 4
Having a detailed and accurate electric model is critical to operate real-time systems. Traditional as-built GIS systems were never meant to contain all of the data needed to produce complex network models for operational systems such as ADMS, OMS or SCADA.  The concept of network model management was introduced to... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 4A
  • Thursday, January 30, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
James Karcher
Manager, ADMS Program
Duquesne Light Company
Co-Author
Mark Maass
Senior Program Manager
Cyient Inc.
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 4B
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Barry Feldman
Director, Operational Technology and Metering
AES/IPL
Co-Author
Jared Heltsley
Asset Management Engineer
AES/IPL
Co-Author
Santosh Bhadule
GIS and Utility Operational Technology Architect
Burns & McDonnell
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217C
  • Session Number:Enterprise Grid 4C
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Co-Author+
Jamie Howard
Utilities T&D Manager
Accenture, PLC
Speaker
Thea Matlock
Sr. Distribution Operations Engineer
Oklahoma Gas and Electric
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 4
The utility sector has made great strides in collecting and aggregating a wide range of data inputs that has fed an explosion of analytics use cases, methods, and insights.  However, analytics is nothing without quality and applicable data sources.  This session will show how a wide range of inputs are... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 4A
  • Thursday, January 30, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Paul Bower
CTO
OBI Partner Inc.
Point of Contact
Raymond Kasten
President
OBI Partners Inc.
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 4B
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Michelle Kolp
Director AMI OPS & Strategy
WEC Energy Group
Co-Author+
Ryan Fehrenbacher
Power & Utilities Digital Grid Partner
Ernst & Young
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214A
  • Session Number:Data Analytics 4C
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Einar Ritterbusch
Head of Control Systems at Energinet, Denmark
Energinet
Co-Author+
Gregory McKim
Chief Technology Officer - Energy, Environment, and Utilities
IBM
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 4
This session will describe approaches and lessons learned from real-world integration of microgrid components and virtual power plants, including integration of AC- and DC-coupled battery energy storage systems (BESS), PV systems, and natural gas generators....
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 4A
  • Thursday, January 30, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Hector Camacho
Senior Engineer
Southern California Edison
Co-Author
Vahid Salehi
Technical Lead Eng.
Southern California Edison
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 4B
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Frederick Huff
Lead Engineer
Emerson
Co-Author
Sheldon Willis
Lead Software Development Engineer
Emerson
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 216AB
  • Session Number:Microgrids 4C
  • Thursday, January 30, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Aleksandar Vukojevic
Manager- Technology Development
Duke Energy
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 214D
  • Session Number:Disruptive Emerging and Innovative Technologies 4
The proliferation of DER is creating grid management challenges at the distribution and transmission levels. Modern inverters have the potential to mitigate some of the problems by utilizing grid supportive functions. The primary objective of this panel session is to make the audience aware of the advanced grid-supportive functions that... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMs 4
Participate in an open discussion with leading Canadian utilities planning for DER integration and management within their networks. These utilities will offer their insights into DER management considerations, strategies to maximize value from DER assets, and tools needed to support DER management.  Topics to be discussed include DER situational awareness,... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)

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