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EBC Energy Resources Program: Energy Storage Comes to Massachusetts – Next Steps and Beyond

November 29, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Brown Rudnick LLP
1 Financial Center
Boston, MA 02111

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With support from the Baker Administration, Massachusetts is poised to elevate itself into a leadership positon in energy storage. Energy storage provides a linchpin for renewables integration, grid modernization, resiliency and more efficient use of generation, transmission and distribution assets. This EBC Energy Resources Program will illuminate the developing programs and policies of the administration to kick-start the storage sector, what has been learned from recent energy storage pilots, and look to future market needs to sustain and mainstream storage deployment.

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 Chair

  • Dwayne Breger, Director, UMass Clean Energy Extension

Keynote Speaker

Administration Perspective – The Role of Energy Storage in Advancing our Clean Energy Future

  • Judith Judson, Commissioner, Department of Energy Resources, Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Speaker Agenda

Programs and Policies to Advance Energy Storage

  • Kavita Ravi, Director of Strategic Analysis, MassCEC
  • Will Lauwers, Emerging Technology Director, MassDOER

What to Look Forward to and What’s Needed – Storage Industry Perspectives

  • Doug Alderton, Director – Sales, NEC Energy Solutions
  • Michael E. Singer, Principal, Brightfields Development LLC
  • Betty Watson, Director – Policy and Electricity Markets, SolarCity

Getting Price Signals Right – Current Rules and Future Considerations

  • Andrew Kaplan, Partner, Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Chris Parent, Director, Market Development, ISO-NE
  • Peter Zschokke, Director of Regulatory Strategy, National Grid

Final Agenda – EBC Energy Resources Program – Energy Storage Comes to Massachusetts – Next Steps and Beyond

Presentations are posted to the Presentations section of the EBC website. Presentations are not available for download.