EBC Energy Resources Webinar: Blazing the Trail to a Renewable Energy Future – Regulatory Updates to MA Clean Peak Standard and SMART Program


Date: October 9, 2020


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


Virtual Meeting

Massachusetts is blazing a trail for the rest of the nation to transition to a renewables-based energy future.  This EBC Energy Resources webinar will feature updates from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources’ directors responsible for overseeing development and implementation of the Clean Peak Energy Standard and the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program, and will include perspectives from a solar and storage developer.  These are important programs to help create a clean, affordable, and resilient energy future for the Commonwealth and have made major advances and changes during the course of 2020.  This webinar will focus on providing an overview of these programs and their effects on renewable energy development, and will offer the opportunity for the audience to participate in a robust panel discussion with a leader in renewable energy development, and with the DOER’s Emerging Technology Division and Renewable Energy Division Directors.

Final Agenda – Energy Resources Webinar – Renewable Energy Future


Program Chair:

  • Adam Braillard, Attorney, Prince Lobel Tye LLP

Speaker Agenda:

Clean Peak Standard Updates

  • Will Lauwers, Director, Emerging Technology Division, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

SMART Program Updates

  • Eric Steltzer, Director, Renewables and Alternative Energy Division, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

A Developer’s Perspective

  • Jonathan Abe, CEO, Sunwealth Power, Inc.

Attendee List

Liz Argo Cape & Vineyard Electric Cooperative Executive Director
Dan Belin VHB, Inc. Energy Market Lead
Mike Berlinski Customized Energy Solutions Director
Brian Brewer Kimley-Horn Vice President
Thomas Bryan CLF Senior Fellow
Buzz Constable Mass Land Trust Coalition President
Michael Dacey GeoInsight, Inc. Senior Consultant/PG
Ben Goossen ICF Public Policy Analyst
Todd Isherwood Mass Maritime Outreach Specialist
Scott Kaplan Palmer Capital VP
Ami Khalsa Power Advisory LLC Consultant
Glenn Kramer McCauley Lyman LLC Attorney
MICHAEL Kuser RTO Insider Reporter
Connie Lu Wood Project Engineer
Neil Paradise HUD Energy Management Specialist
Olivia Platia Wood Project Engineer
David Reed Schneider Electric Director, Advanced Microgrids
Timothy Sullivan TRC Senior Project Manager
Andrew Vitvitsky MIT Climate CoLab Research Associate
Jessica Wall Anderson & Kreiger Legal Assistant

PowerPoint Presentations

The available PowerPoint presentations from the EBC Energy Resources Webinar: Blazing the Trail to a Renewable Energy Future – Regulatory Updates to MA Clean Peak Standard and SMART Program completed on October 9, 2020, can be viewed below.

Presentations – Energy Resources Webinar – Renewable Energy Future

Webinar Recording

Registered Attendees

All registered attendees receive the link to the webinar recording five business days after the conclusion of the webinar. If you are a registered attendee and did not receive the webinar recording, please contact the EBC office.

EBC Members

The webinar recording is available to EBC Members via the Info Hub. If you are an employee of an EBC Member Company and cannot access the Info Hub, please contact the EBC Office.


Non-Members are welcome to register and pay the Non-Member registration rate to receive access to the webinar recording.

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