2016 New England Energy Conference And Exposition

23rd Annual New England Energy Conference and Exposition
Tuesday and Wednesday, May 10 and 11, 2016
Sea Crest Beach Hotel, North Falmouth, MA

Registration is OPEN

Tuesday’s Events – May 10

Golf Tournament
The Golf Club, 132 Falmouth Woods Road, East Falmouth, MA

Closest to the Pin Competition Sponsor: Con Edison Development

Golf Tournament Sponsors:
Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.
Entergy – Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station
NextEra Energy Resources

10:00 AM Conference Registration Opens at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel

4:30-6:45 PM Exhibition Hall Opens for Viewing and Welcome Reception

Cape Light Compact

6:55 PM Dinner and Keynote Speaker


  • Tina Bennett, President, NECA; Senior Vice President, CLEAResult
  • Joey Lee Miranda, President, CPES; Partner, Robinson+Cole

Keynote Address: TBA

Pullman & Comley LLC
TRC Environmental Corporation

Wednesday’s Events – May 11

All events will be held at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel

7:15 AM Registration Opens

7:30-8:30 AM Roundtable Discussion Breakfast

Sponsor: Columbia Gas of Massachusetts

8:45-10:00 – Panel I – New England’s Energy Balancing Act

Moderator: David O’Connor, Senior Vice President for Energy, ML Strategies, LLC

  •  Dan Dolan, President, New England Power Generators Association
  • Anne George, Vice President – External Affairs & Communications, ISO-New England
  • Camilo Serna, Vice President Strategic Planning & Policy, Eversource Energy
  • Rebecca Tepper, Deputy Chief of the Energy and Environmental Bureau, MA Office of the Attorney General

10:00 – 11:00 Morning Break in Exhibit Hall

Sponsor: Day Pitney LLP

11:00-12:15 – Panel II – Restructured Energy Markets & the Grid of the Future: Can they work together?

Moderator: John Athas, Treasurer and Principal Consultant, Daymark Energy Advisors

  • David Littell, Principal, Regulatory Assistance Project
  • Tim Roughan, Director of Energy and Environmental Policy, National Grid
  • Gin Kirkland Kinney, Managing Director – Business Solutions, NRG
  • Michah Remley, Senior Vice President of Product, EnerNOC, Inc.

12:15-1:45 – Luncheon and Keynote Speaker

  • Stephen Whitley, President & CEO (retired), NYISO

1:45-3:00 – Panel IIIA – Cutting Carbon: Stop or Step on the Gas

Moderator: Shaela Collins, Attorney, Columbia Gas of Massachusetts

  • Tracy Babbidge, Bureau Chief, Energy and Technology Policy, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Dan Allegretti, VP State Government Affiars – East, Exelon Corporation
  • David Ismay, Clean Energy and Climate Change Staff Attorney, Conservation Law Foundation
  • Tom Kiley, President & CEO, Northeast Gas Association

1:45-3:00 – Panel IIIB – Energy of Tomorrow – Not Your Mother’s Centralized Power Plant!

Moderator: Janet Gail Besser, VP of Policy and Government Affairs, Northeast Clean Energy Council

  • Richard Baxter, President, Mustang Prairie Energy
  • Matthew Morrissey, Executive Director, Offshore Wind MA
  • Matt Cinadr, Project Manager, SourceOne Energy Solutions
  • Kerrick Johnson, Vice President, Vermont Electric Power Company

3:00-3:30 – Afternoon Break in Exhibit Hall

Sponsor: Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative

3:30-4:45 – Wrap-up Session

Moderator: Joey Lee Miranda, Partner, Robinson+Cole

  • Hon. Paul Roberti, Commissioner, Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission
  • Hon. Mark Vannoy, Chairman, Maine Public Utilities Commission
  • Hon. Michael Caron, Commissioner, Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
  • Hon. Jolette Westbrook, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities

4:45 – Prize Drawing

Grand Prize Sponsor: Shell Energy North America (US), L.P.

Carbon Offsets Sponsor: CLEAResult

Conference Pens Sponsor: O’Connor Corporation

Conference Bags Sponsor: VHB

Conference Notepads: Ferriter Scobbo & Rodophele, P.C.

Personal Electronics Charging Station Sponsor: Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications

Students and Young Professionals Subsidy Sponsor: GDF SUEZ Energy North America, Inc.