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10mar9:30 am1:00 pm2022 Renewable Energy Conference

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2022 RENEWABLE ENERGY CONFERENCE: POSITIVE CHANGE

OVERVIEW:

Join NECA and our community of renewable energy developers, policymakers, financers, government officials, engineers, utility representatives, and other market participants at our virtual 2022 Renewable Energy Conference March 10!

Panel I will cover recent and anticipated offshore wind activity, such as the New York Bight lease auction results, prospects for coordinated transmission development in the US northeast, and collaborating on developing the region’s supply chain.

Panel II will focus on the necessary distributed generation (DG) policies to attain state policy goals, including greenhouse gas emissions mandates. This conversation will incorporate topics such as integrating batteries with renewables, incentive program adders and subtractors (carrot and stick approach to policy outcomes), ISO-NE rules that impact DG development, and what we as industry stakeholders can do to move the conversation and policies towards a carbon free future.

Agrivoltaics is a win-win for the solar and agriculture industries. Learn more from our keynote speaker about the vision that make Jack’s Solar Garden a reality.

OPENING REMARKS:
David O’Connor, Senior Vice President for Energy & Clean Technology, ML Strategies, LLC
NECA President

PANEL SPEAKERS:
Panel I: Offshore Wind: Fast and Furious – What’s Next?
Moderator: Carrie Cullen Hitt,
Executive Director, National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium
Christen Wittman, Project Director, Attentive Energy
Adrienne Downey, Principal Engineer and Country Manager, Hexicon
Nabil Hitti, Head of US Offshore Wind, National Grid Ventures
Jordan Shoesmith, Head of Business Development, US, Copenhagen Offshore Partners

Panel II: Distributed Generation Plus: What and How Grid Policies Need to Adapt to Attain State Climate Change Goals
Moderator: Mike Judge,
Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, Coalition for Community Solar Access
Scott Johnstone,
New England Energy Market Leader, VHB
Al McBride,
Director, Transmission Services & Resource Qualification, ISO New England
Shannon Meyer-Johanson,
Senior Associate, Solar Policy, Sol Systems
Michael Porcaro,
Director, New England Distributed Generation Ombudsperson, National Grid
Kavita Ravi
, Managing Director, BlueWave Solar

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Byron Kominek,
Executive Direct
or, Colorado Agrivoltaic Learning Center

CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS:
Courtney Feeley Karp, Senior Counsel, Klavens Law Group, P..C.
Omar Muneeruddin, Commercial Manager, Strategic Development & Partnerships, National Grid Ventures

COST:
Member $195 | Non-member $260 | Government $75 | Young Professional Member $105 | Young Professional Non-member* $130 | Student $25

* Professional working the the energy industry less than five years.

SPONSORS:
Premier: Epsilon Associates, Inc. | Foley Hoag LLP | Klavens Law Group, P.C. | Rath, Young and Pignatelli | Robinson + Cole | Sustainable Energy Advantage, LLC

Corporate: Adler Pollock & Sheehan, P.C. | CommonWealth Resource Management Corporation | Downs Rachlin Martin | Eversource Energy | McCauley Lyman LLC | Power Advisory LLC | VHB

Please visit the home page to link to our sponsors’ websites.

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