EBC Energy Resources Program: Efficiency as a Grid Resource


Date: October 30, 2018


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


Environmental Business Council of New England

Thank you to our Collaborating Organization

It has long been recognized that the nega-watt, energy no longer needed due to efficiency improvements, holds similar value to the mega-watt, energy produced to feed the need of the electric grid. Grid stability relies on the fact that energy produced must match the energy load at all times necessitating a complex, dynamic and expensive dance between energy production and use. More so than ever before, energy efficiency plays a central, lowest-cost, role as a grid resource.

With presentations from industry experts, this EBC program will dig into the details of this dynamic from the regulatory frameworks that value efficiency, to the impact on utility business models, to the newer technologies, like in-home batteries, home energy management systems, and demand-response programs that will enhance the grid-value of efficiency even further.

Final Agenda – EBC Energy Resources Program – Efficiency as a Grid Resource

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (3.5 training contact hours). Please select this option during registration if you wish to receive a certificate.



Program Co-Chairs:

  • Matthew Christie, Director – Energy Efficiency, TRC
  • Tom Rooney, Vice President, Programs, TRC


  • Roshan Bhatka, Supervisor, Large C/I Efficiency Programs, Eversource
  • Ariel Horowitz, Director of Technology Development, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
  • Tom Palma, Manager of Distributed Energy Resources, Planning & Design, Unitil Corporation
  • Eric Winkler, Principal, Winkler Energy Consulting, LLC

Following the Speaker Presentations will be a Panel Discussion.

Attendee List

Scott Berthiaume ICF Analyst
Adam Braillard Prince Lobel Partner
Alexandra Bueno Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships Strategic Marketing and Communications Intern
Noel Chambers Eversource Energy Efficiency Consultant
Geoffrey Cooper DNV GL Consultant
Brendon Donoghue Opinion Dynamics Consultant
Todd Isherwood Mass Maritime Outreach Specialist/Energy Manager
Craig Kelley Cambridge, MA City Councilor
Daria Mark
Kaitlyn Rimol BSC Group Ecological Scientist
Nancy Seidman Regulatory Assistance Project Senior Advisor
Mark Thomson ThinkEco Senior Executive Business Development
Elizabeth Titus NEEP Director of Research and Evaluation
Hadas Webb Cimetrics Manager of Analytics

The available presentations from the EBC Energy Resources Program – Efficiency as a Grid Resource completed on October 30, 2018, can be viewed below.

Presentations – EBC Energy Resources Program – Efficiency as a Grid Resource

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