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Californias Distributed Energy Future


Date
Mar 08, 2017 - 01:30 PM - Mar 09, 05:45 PM
Organizer
Greentech Media
Venue
Mission Bay Conference Center
Location
1675, Owens St

San Francisco,
CA,
USA,
ZIP: 94143
Phone: 866.431.8273

Join Greentech Media for actionable conversations on the future of electricity in our nation's most innovative state.

THE FUTURE OF THE GRID EDGE IN CALIFORNIA

As distributed energy gains steam in California, state regulators, policymakers, utilities and DER providers are shaping the rules, regulations, and markets that will ensure the transition is speedy and smooth. It’s a complex, exciting landscape, and today’s actions in California will undoubtedly influence tomorrow’s DER market across the country.

Pricing

Wave 1 Pricing
(January 1 - January 31, 2017)
$795.00
Wave 2 Pricing
(February 1 - February 21, 2017)
$995.00
Wave 3 Pricing
(February 22 - March 7, 2017)
$1095.00

 

Government / Start-up / Non-profit / Utility Pricing: $595

Please contact [email protected] to inquire about student pricing and volunteer opportunities.



Agenda



101 Workshop + Pre-Conference Networking




Registration + Check-In



Welcome


Snapshot: California Policy & Stakeholders

- Climate goals, mandates and markets
- State agencies, utilities, CCAs, vendors, advocates and program implementers

Dr. Nancy E. Ryan, Partner, E3 Energy + Environmental Economics



The Three Rs: Revenue, Returns, & Rate Design

- Who pays and how?

Mike Florio, Former Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission



Coffee + Networking Break


Distributed Energy Resources

- Various regulatory dockets dealing with DERs and distinguishing amongst them
- Supporting technologies, mechanisms, state of market and grid
- An integrated future and the role of the utility

Mark S. Martinez, Senior Program Manager, Southern California Edison 
Matthew Tisdale, Executive Director, More Than Smart



Q&A with Senior Policy Advisor

Moderator: Tony Brunello, President & Founder, More Than Smart



Speed Networking


Welcome Reception
 



Continental Breakfast & Check-In


GTM Welcome


GTM Keynote: California on the National Stage

Moderator: Shayle Kann, Senior Vice President, GTM Research



Fireside Chat: The State of the California Energy Transformation

Michael Picker, President, California Public Utilities Commission

Moderator: Shayle Kann, Senior Vice President, GTM Research



Keynote Panel: Distributed Energy Resources as Grid Assets

Will Greene, Product Manager, Energy Services, Nest Labs 
Ryan Hanley, Vice President, Grid Solutions, SolarCity 
Lorenzo Kristov, Principal, Market & Infrastructure Policy, California Independent System Operator (CAISO)

Moderator: Julia Pyper, Senior Editor, Greentech Media



Networking Break


The Role of Rate Design in a Distributed Energy Market

Sonia Aggarwal, Director of Strategy, Energy Innovation 
Jamie Fine, Director, Energy Research & Senior Economist, Environmental Defense Fund 
Sean Gallagher, Vice President of State Affairs, SEIA

Moderator: Jeff St. John, Senior Editor, Greentech Media



Managing & Optimizing DER: Distribution System Technology & Solutions

Mark Esguerra, Director of Integrated Grid Planning, Pacific Gas & Electric Company 
Dr. Mike Fife, Chief Technology Officer, Demand Energy 
Sonja Glavaski, Program Director, ARPA-E, U.S. Department of Energy 
Sonita Lontoh, Vice President of Strategic Markets, Siemens, Digital Grid

Moderator: Steve Propper, Director, Grid Edge, GTM Research



Community Choice Aggregation

Joe Galliani, Acting Chair, South Bay Clean Power Advisory Committee 
Beckie Menten, Director of Customer Programs, MCE Clean Energy 
Barry Vesser, Deputy Director, Center for Climate Protection

Moderator: Julia Pyper, Senior Editor, Greentech Media



Lunch


Fireside Chat: The Utility DER Perspective

Caroline Choi, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Southern California Edison

Moderator: MJ Shiao, Director, Solar Research, GTM Research



Crowdsourced Market Insight: The Next Wave of Distributed Energy in CA

Josh Bode, Vice President, Customer Strategy, Planning and Analysis, Nexant, Inc. 
Rick Brown, PhD, President, TerraVerde Renewable Partners 
Dwight Scruggs, Senior Vice President, Client Services & Business Development, Allconnect

Moderator: Shayle Kann, Senior Vice President, GTM Research



The Future of Mobility: Electric Vehicles as a Grid Resource

Adam Langton, Energy Services Manager, BMW 
Val Miftakhov, Founder, eMotorWerks 
Parina Parikh, Clean Transportation Regulatory & Legislative Policy, San Diego Gas & Electric

Moderator: Julian Spector, Staff Writer, Greentech Media



Smart Inverters & Interconnection Standards: Optimizing the DER/Grid Interface

Clinton Davis, Senior Vice President of Product & Programs, Sunverge Energy, Inc. 
Jeffrey Kwan, Utilities Engineer, California Public Utilities Commission 
Jaspreet Singh, Senior Product Manager, Enphase Energy

Moderator: MJ Shiao, Director, Solar Research, GTM Research



Networking Break


CDEF Case Studies: A Window Into The Next-Gen DER Landscape

Case studies presented by DNV GL, Bloom Energy, and Green Charge Networks

Dr. Emily Fertig, Consultant, DNV GL – Energy Advisory 
Nellie Tong, Consultant, DNV GL – Energy Advisory 
Asim Hussain, Vice President, Marketing & Customer Experience, Bloom Energy 
Vic Shao, Founder & CEO, Green Charge Networks

Moderator: Jeff St. John, Senior Editor, Greentech Media



Financing California's Distributed Energy Future

Andrew Beebe, Managing Director, Obvious Ventures 
Geoffrey Eisenberg, Principal, Ecosystem Integrity Fund 
Emily Kirsch, Co-Founder & CEO, Powerhouse 
Scott Zimmermann, Associate, Energy & Infrastructure, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Moderator: Eric Wesoff, Editor-at-Large, Greentech Media



Speaker Details


Sonia Aggarwal
Sonia Aggarwal
Director of Strategy,Energy Innovation
Andrew Beebe
Andrew Beebe
Managing Director,Obvious Ventures
Josh Bode
Josh Bode
Vice President, Customer Strategy, Planning and Analysis,Nexant, Inc.
Rick Brown, PhD
Rick Brown, PhD
President,TerraVerde Renewable Partners
Tony Brunello
Tony Brunello
President & Founder,More Than Smart
Caroline Choi
Caroline Choi
Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs,Southern California Edison
Clinton Davis
Clinton Davis
Senior Vice President of Product & Programs,Sunverge Energy, Inc.
Geoffrey Eisenberg
Geoffrey Eisenberg
Principal,Ecosystem Integrity Fund
Mark Esguerra
Mark Esguerra
Director of Integrated Grid Planning,Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Dr. Emily Fertig
Dr. Emily Fertig
Consultant,DNV GL – Energy Advisory
Dr. Mike Fife
Dr. Mike Fife
Chief Technology Officer,Demand Energy
Jamie Fine
Jamie Fine
Director, Energy Research & Senior Economist,Environmental Defense Fund
Mike Florio
Mike Florio
Former Commissioner,California Public Utilities Commission
Sean Gallagher
Sean Gallagher
Vice President of State Affairs,SEIA
Joe Galliani
Joe Galliani
Acting Chair,South Bay Clean Power Advisory Committee
Sonja Glavaski
Sonja Glavaski
Program Director,ARPA-E, U.S. Department of Energy
Will Greene
Will Greene
Product Manager, Energy Services,Nest Labs
Ryan Hanley
Ryan Hanley
Vice President, Grid Solutions,SolarCity
Asim Hussain
Asim Hussain
Vice President, Marketing & Customer Experience,Bloom Energy
Shayle Kann
Shayle Kann
Senior Vice President,GTM Research
Emily Kirsch
Emily Kirsch
Co-Founder & CEO,Powerhouse
Lorenzo Kristov
Lorenzo Kristov
Principal, Market & Infrastructure Policy,California Independent System Operator (CAISO)
Jeffrey Kwan
Jeffrey Kwan
Utilities Engineer,California Public Utilities Commission
Adam Langton
Adam Langton
Energy Services Manager,BMW
Sonita Lontoh
Sonita Lontoh
Vice President of Strategic Markets,Siemens, Digital Grid
Mark S. Martinez
Mark S. Martinez
Senior Program Manager,Southern California Edison
Beckie Menten
Beckie Menten
Director of Customer Programs,MCE Clean Energy
Val Miftakhov
Val Miftakhov
Founder,eMotorWerks
Parina Parikh
Parina Parikh
Clean Transportation Regulatory & Legislative Policy,San Diego Gas & Electric
Michael Picker
Michael Picker
President,California Public Utilities Commission
Julia Pyper
Julia Pyper
Senior Editor,Greentech Media
Dr. Nancy E. Ryan
Dr. Nancy E. Ryan
Partner,E3 Energy + Environmental Economics
Dwight Scruggs
Dwight Scruggs
Senior Vice President, Client Services & Business Development,Allconnect
Vic Shao
Vic Shao
Founder & CEO,Green Charge Networks
MJ Shiao
MJ Shiao
Director, Solar Research,GTM Research
Jaspreet Singh
Jaspreet Singh
Senior Product Manager,Enphase Energy
Julian Spector
Julian Spector
Staff Writer,Greentech Media
Senator Henry Stern
Senator Henry Stern
California State Senate,District 27
Jeff St. John
Jeff St. John
Senior Editor,Greentech Media
Matthew Tisdale
Matthew Tisdale
Executive Director,More Than Smart
Nellie Tong
Nellie Tong
Consultant,DNV GL – Energy Advisory
Barry Vesser
Barry Vesser
Deputy Director,Center for Climate Protection
Eric Wesoff
Eric Wesoff
Editor-at-Large,Greentech Media
Scott Zimmermann
Scott Zimmermann
Associate, Energy & Infrastructure,Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

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Keywords: government , opportunities , opportunities, policy , speed, conversation, energy, government, makers, market




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