What happens when the “sun don’t shine and the wind don’t blow?”
Hear industry leaders present relevant facts, analysis and studies plus hurl threats and dire warnings about solar, wind, hydro-power, offshore wind, natural gas pipeline capacity, energy storage, global warming and voltage stability.
Invited experts include:
Attorney General Healey’s Office
Energy Storage Industry
Non-renewable Baseload after 2050
Natural Gas Pipeline Developers
Offshore Wind Developers
Consultant Perspective on Dual-Fueled Peakers and New Gas Capacity Funding
Finally, after digesting all this information, cast your vote on major sections of the Legislature’s Omnibus Energy Bill including:
New Solar Energy incentives (new net metering caps and Solar Renewable Energy Credits)
Expansion of natural gas capacity funded by electricity ratepayers
Importation of Canadian Hydro-power
Multi-year auctions for offshore wind
General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (3.0 training contact hours). Please select this option during registration if you wish to receive a certificate.
The electricity used at this event has been matched with clean, New England wind power thanks to our collaboration with Mass Energy. To learn how you can choose renewable energy for the electricity you use in your home or business, please visit www.massenergy.org.
Michael Ernst, Executive Advisor, Power Advisory LLC
Speakers & Moderators
Paul Afonso, Partner, Brown Rudnick LLP
Armond Cohen, Executive Director, Clean Air Task Force
Ronald T. Gerwatowski, Adivising on Energy Policy Matters
Paul J. Hibbard, Vice President, Analysis Group
John J. Keene, Jr., Director, ISO Advocacy, SunEdison
Stephen J. Leahy, Vice President, Policy & Analysis, Northeast Gas Association
Chet Lyons, Founder and Principal, Energy Strategies Group (ESG)
Matthew A. Morrissey, Executive Director, Offshore Wind Massachusetts
The available presentations from the EBC Energy Resources Program: Expanding Renewable Energy and Maintaining Grid Reliability completed on March 29, 2016, can be viewed below. Presentations are not available for download.