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Select Criteria: Tracks = DERMs

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

  • 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)
Session Chair
Robert Duval
Director, Operations
Itron Inc.
Session Co-Chair
Ross Malme
Senior Advisor
Bowen Advisors
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+
Alex Portilla
Senior Manager, Grid Innovation
Pacific Gas and Electric
Co-Author
Sameer Kalra
Principal Business Architect
Pacific Gas & Electric
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMs 1B
  • Tuesday, January 28, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Point of Contact
Edward Thomas
Executive Director
Peak Load Management Alliance
Speaker
Michael Brown
Manager, DSM Services (DR & DER)
NV Energy
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)

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

  • 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)
Session Chair
Robert Bob Uluski
Executive Consultant
ESTA International
Session Co-Chair
Sally Jacquemin
Sr. Director Distribution & Smart Grid
Open Systems International Inc.
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 Director
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)

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

  • 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)
Session Chair
Stuart Laval
Director, Technology Development
Duke Energy
Session Co-Chair
Michael Brown
Manager, DSM Services (DR & DER)
NV Energy
Tracks:
  • Summit Presentations (20 minutes each)
Presentations:
  • Room: 217B
  • Session Number:DERMs 3A
  • Thursday, January 30, 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Speaker(s)
Speaker+
Jesse Gantz
Senior Manager, Solution Integration
Centrica Business Solutions
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
Co-Author
Sotiris Georgiopoulos
Head of Smart Grid Development
UK Power Networks
Speaker
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)

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

  • 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)
Panel Moderator
Joshua Wong
CEO
Opus One Solutions
Session Chair
Sally Jacquemin
Sr. Director Distribution & Smart Grid
Open Systems International Inc.
Session Co-Chair
Tom Eyford
Master Principal Solution Architect
Oracle Utilities
Panelist
Charles Berndt
Manager, Grid Technology
Hydro Ottawa Ltd.
Panelist
Falguni Shah
Vice President, Technology & Innovation
Elexicon Energy Inc.
Panelist
Vincent Kulchycki
Chief Operating Officer
Lakeland Holding Ltd. / Bracebridge Generation Ltd
Tracks:
  • Summit Panel (1.5 hour session)

For questions regarding the DISTRIBUTECH conference program please contact:  
Debbi Wells, CMP
Conference  Manager

Debbi.Wells@clarionevents.com
Direct: 918-832-9265

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