Recordings of Calls

Conference Call Recordings 

 

 

7.14.20  A System for Determining the Least Cost, Highest Performing, Building Designs including Zero Net Energy and Minimum CO2  

Panel
-Rob Hammon  &  Ian Hammon-Hogan  BIRAEnergy rob@biraenergy.com 209 482-1363 ian@biraenergy.com 707-601-8960

 

 

 

7.8.20  Challenges of Integrating and Managing Renewable Energy within a Muni 

Panel
-Richard Chase  Chase Systems LLC   508 726. 7311 rchase@ChaseSystemsllc.com  MA
Dick White Enduring Green Globe Consulting  970-903-7293 rwhite@gobrainstorm.net CO
Gerry Braun, Integrated Resources Network   gbraun12@sbcglobal.net 916-402-4143  CA
-Tom Kabat, Energy Consultant,
Tomgkabat@gmail.com 650 924 8525 CA

 

7.7.20  Creating Advanced Communities for a Distributed Future – What’s happening in Federal and State Initiatives

Panel
Lorenzo Kristov, Electric System Policy, Structure, Market Design, 916.802.7059   cosimo91@gmail.com   LKristov91@gmail.com
-Larisa Dobriansky General MicroGrids  703 989 7639  larisa.dobriansky@gmail.com C-703 920 1377
-Samuel Golding  – Community Choice Partners, Inc 
golding@communitychoicepartners.com  c 415 404 5283
-Bob Perry, Synergistic Solutions    
818.384.4557  robert.perry108@gmail.com

 

 

 

6.16.20  Electric Vehicle Advancement and it’s Role in Electricfication

Panel
-Tom Kabat, Energy Consultant, Tomgkabat@gmail.com 650 924 8525 CA
-Robert Perry, Synergistic Solutions   
818.384.4557  robert.perry108@gmail.com  
-Chris Carrick – Central New York Regional Planning Board
315-422-8276  #ccarrick@cnyrpdb.org
-Ron Kamen EarthKind Energy  r
on@earthkindenergy.com c 917.453.5740


 

6.17.20  Case Study of Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency

Panel
-Andy McDonald, Apogee  502-699-2553 andy@apogeeclimate.org   KY
-Robert Perry, Synergistic Solutions    818.384.4557  robert.perry108@gmail.com  
-Cliona Robb – ThompsonMcMullan, P.C.
P 804.799.4128  804.649.7545  crobb@t-mlaw.com      cell – 804.938.2934
-Michael Walton Green Spaces Chattanooga
423.648.0963 michael@greenspaceschattanooga.com

 

6.16.20  State Restrictions and Barriers on Microgrid Deployment

Panel
-Craig Lewis Clean Coalition craig@clean-coalition.org     C 650.796.2353 
-Baird Brown – eco(n)law  baird@eco-n-law.net 215-586-6615  Cell 267.231.2310
-Larisa Dobriansky General MicroGrids 
703 989 7639  larisa.dobriansky@gmail.com 
-Craig Lewis Clean Coalition
craig@clean-coalition.org     C 650.796.2353 
-Robert Perry, Synergistic Solutions   
818.384.4557  robert.perry108@gmail.com 

 

 

5.14.20  Case Study Community Solar in Half Moon Bay CA
Presenter Rinaldo Veseliza CASE 4 Good rinaldoves@yahoo.com 650 808 7946

Panel
Craig Lewis Clean Coalition craig@clean-coalition.org     C 650.796.2353 
Jeff Hintzke  Clean Focus 408 419 4708   jeff.hintzke@cleanfocus.us
Ardi Arian, Suntech Power Development America LLC  646 617 1113  ardi.arian@stpdam.com MD

 

5.12.20  Energy Policy Update

Panel
Katherine Johnson, Johnson Consulting kjohnson@johnsonconsults.com 301/461-4865 MD
Michael Walton, Green Spaces Chattanooga
423.648.0963-michael@greenspaceschattanooga.com TN-
Andy McDonald, Apogee 502-699-2553
andy@apogeeclimate.org KY
Alan Brand – The Solar Shepherd Inc. – 727 415 6446 thesolarshepherd@verizon.net FL

 

5.6.20  The Path to 100% Renewables”

Panel
Baird Brown – eco(n)law baird@eco-n-law.net 215-586-6615
Gerry Braun, Integrated Resources Network
gbraun12@sbcglobal.net 916-402-4143-
Rob Hammon, BIRAEnergy
rob@biraenergy.com 209 482 1363

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4.28.20  State Legislation Allowing Communities to Implement Clean Energy and Resilience Solutions – discussing Limits on Utility Franchise Agreements”

Panel
Cliona Robb – ThompsonMcMullan, P.C. P 804.799.4128 crobb@t-mlaw.com
Baird Brown –
eco(n)law baird@eco-n-law.net 215-586-6615
Tom Stanton National Regulatory Research Institute
517-775-7764 tstanton@nrri.org
Larisa Dobriansky General MicroGrids 703 989 7639 larisa.dobriansky@gmail.com

 

 

4.22.20 Unfortunately, due to technology issues, this call was not recorded. 
 “CASE STUDY- How can the municipal electric utility of Harrisonburg, VA restructure their agreement with Dominion for more control over their renewable energy sources?”

 

 

3.09.20 “Educational Institutions working on Community Energy Programs”

Panel
John Motloch Consulting – jmotloch@gmail.com 765 228 8494
Richard Reibstein – Boston University ,rreibste@bu.edu 781.861.9204
Bob Perry – World Business Academy 818.384.4557 bob@worldbusiness.org
David Kay – Cornell University 607-255-2123 dlk2@cornell.edu

 
 

3.03.20 “Economics and Feasibility of Adding Storage to Municipal Projects”

Panel
Jeff Hintzke – Clean Focus 408 419 4708 jeff.hintzke@cleanfocus.us –
Rick Brown – TerraVerde Energy LLC rick.brown@tvrpllc.com 707.953.2885
Ron Leonard, Eco-NRG llc, 410 703 0730 econrgllc@aol.com Woodstock – NY

 
 
 

2.28.20 “Community Microgrids – particularly Puerto Rico”

Panel
Craig Lewis, Clean Coalition craig@clean-coalition.org 617.833.0591
Baird Brown – eco(n)law baird@eco-n-law.net 215-586-6615
Ron Leonard, Eco-NRG llc, 410 703 0730 econrgllc@aol.com Woodstock – NY

 
 

2.24.20 “Gerry Braun’s Research on Policies that Enable Utilities and Local Government to Strike a balance between local and imported energy”

Panel
Gerry Braun, Integrated Resources Network gbraun12@sbcglobal.net 916-402-4143
Bob Perry – World Business Academy 818.384.4557 bob@worldbusiness.org

 

 

1.21.20 “New Energy Saving Technologies for Electrification”

Panel
Tom Kabat Energy Consultant – Tomgkabat@gmail.com 650 924 8525
Rob Hammon, BIRAEnergy rob@biraenergy.com 209 482 1363

 
 

1.16.20 “Topic Update on Community Choice (Energy) Aggregation”

Panel
-Ron Leonard, Eco-NRG llc, 845-431-0655 econrgllc@aol.com Woodstock – NY
-Samuel Golding – Community Choice Partners, Inc golding@communitychoicepartners.com – 415-944-9117
-Rick Brown TerraVerde Energy LLC rick.brown@tvrpllc.com 707.953.2885 CA
-Peter Millman People’s Action for Clean Energy 860-933-2944 peter.millman7@gmail.com CT

 
 

12.19.19 “Co-ops, CCA’s and Local Power Supply Exemptions as a Legal Structure for Microgrids”

Panel
– Larisa Dobriansky General MicroGrids  703 989 7639  larisa.dobriansky@gmail.com
– Baird Brown – Eco(n)law  baird@eco-n-law.net 215-586-6615 
– 
Cliona Robb – Thompson McMullan, P.C.  804.799.4128  crobb@t-mlaw.com 
– Craig Lewis Clean Coalition
craig@clean-coalition.org  617.833.0591 

 

 

 

11.12.19 “Microgrid Update” 
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Panel
– Baird Brown – eco(n)law baird@eco-n-law.net 215-586-6615
– Larisa Dobriansky General MicroGrids 703 989 7639 larisa.dobriansky@gmail.com 
– Rick Brown TerraVerde Energy LLC rick.brown@tvrpllc.com 707.953.2885″>

 

 


11.6.19 “Cliona Robb’s work on renewable energy VS Dominion opposition” xxxxxxxx” 

Presenter
Cliona Robb – ThompsonMcMullan, P.C. – P 804.799.4128 804.649.7545 crobb@t-mlaw.com

 

 

10.29.19 “Gerry Dameron describes his book and program ‘Lucrative Sustainability'”

10.29.19 “Gerry Dameron describes his book and program ‘Lucrative Sustainability'”

Presenter
Gerry Dameron Exe Dir Gerry@GoGreenCities.US (808) 633-7722

 

10.15.19 “Discussion on Pennsylvania State University Solar PPA Designed for Positive Externalities”

Panel
Michele Halsell Pennsylvania State University – mwh16@psu.edu 814.867.4578 – 
Guest presenters: Dr. Meghan Hoskins and Dr. Peter Buckland – Pennsylvania State University

 

9.24.19 “Economics and Feasibility of Adding Storage to Municipal Projects”

Panel
Jeff Hintzke Clean Focus – 408 419 4708 jeff.hintzke@cleanfocus.us
– Rick Brown TerraVerde Energy – LLC rick.brown@tvrpllc.com 707.953.2885 

 

9.17.19 “Discussion on the New EU Renewable Energy Laws and What they Mean for Citizens and Energy Communities. “

Panel
Gerry Braun, Integrated Resources Network – gbraun12@sbcglobal.net 916-402-4143
– Gerry Dameron Exe Dir – Gerry@GoGreenCities.US (808) 633~7722

 

8.7.19 – “Solar saturation microgrid approach”

Distributed rooftop solar on existing utility feeder achieving saturation levels of deployments, far in excess of typical hosting capacity limitations

Panel
Shalom Flank – Microgrid Architect – 202.797.8820 202-360-4353 Shalom.Flank@MicrogridArchitect.com
John Walter – Repower Yolo john@repowered.us (530) 564-4537 C: 530-304-5100
– Jeff Hintzke – Clean Focus CA 408-419-4708 jeff.hintzke@cleanfocus.us

8.5.19 – “Developing Renewable Energy Projects in Opportunity Zones”

Panel
Patrick Morand, Duane Morris LLP, 202-776-7874 plmorand@duanemorris.com
– Rick Brown TerraVerde Energy LLC rick.brown@tvrpllc.com 707.953.2885
– Michael Walton Green Spaces Chattanooga 423.648.0963 michael@greenspaceschattanooga.com

 

 

7.30.19 – “What’s New and What Works in Energy Finance
Presenter
Jeff Hintzke  Clean Focus 408-419-4708  jeff.hintzke@cleanfocus.us

 

 

 

 7.24.19 – “How to Measure and Reward Resilience (In the Role of a Microgrid Tariff)”

Panel
Baird Brown – eco(n)law baird@eco-n-law.net 215-586-6615 Cell 267.231.2310
Craig Lewis Clean Coalition craig@clean-coalition.org C 650.796.2353 617.833.0591

 

6.27.19 – “Advanced Microgrids

Presenter – Larisa Dobriansky General MicroGrids 703 989 7639 larisa.dobriansky@gmail.com

 

6.25.19 – “Research on Non-Energy Benefits of Local Resource Development”

Presenter – Gerry Braun, Integrated Resources Network    gbraun12@sbcglobal.net 916-402-4143

 

 

5.8.19 – “Community Choice Aggregation”

Panel
-Samuel Golding  – Community Choice Partners, Inc
 golding@communitychoicepartners.com 661.289.3069 – 
– Peter Millman People’s Action for Clean Energy 860-933-2944 peter.millman7@gmail.com  
– Rick Brown TerraVerde Energy LLC
rick.brown@tvrpllc.com 707.953.2885 

 

 

5.07.19 – “Community Solar and Solar in Brownfields”

Panel
– Dwight Kanyuck Future Energy Development dkanyuck@futureenergydev.com  585 546 8430 –
 –Jeff Hintzke  Clean Focus CA  408 419 4708  jeff.hintzke@cleanfocus.us
John Walter – Repower Yolo john@repowered.us  (530) 564-4537 C: 530-304-5100

 

 

4.30.19 – “Advanced Energy Communities”

Presenter – Gerry Braun, Integrated Resources Network   gbraun12@sbcglobal.net 916-402-4143

 

4.25.19 – “Policy Changes Needed for Low Income Housing Retrofits”

Panel – 
-Rob Hammon,
BIRAEnergy rob@biraenergy.com 209 482 1363
Elizabeth Hammitt Director of Environmental Stewardship and Community at EPB 

 

3.26.19 – “Research on Why Cities/Towns Are or Are Not Interested in Renewable Energy”

Presenter – Oksan Bayulgen University of Connecticut oksan.bayulgen@uconn.edu 860 335 3501

3.21.19 – “Microgrid Updates including New Developments in Community Microgrids”

 

Panel
Craig Lewis Clean Coalition craig@clean-coalition.org C 650.796.2353
– Shalom Flank, Microgrid Architect – 202.797.8820 Shalom.Flank@MicrogridArchitect.com 21st
– Patrick Morand, Duane Morris LLP, 202-776-7874 plmorand@duanemorris.com
– Baird Brown – Eco(n)law baird@eco-n-law.net 215-586-6615
– Larisa Dobriansky General MicroGrids 703 989 7639 larisa.dobriansky@gmail.com C-703 920 1377


 

2.22.19 – “Process for Integrating Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Towns”

 

Panel
Mark Scully, People’s Action for Clean Energy, 917 843 7214 mwscully29@gmail.com
Bernard Pelletier, People’s Action for Clean Energy reitellepb@gmail.com 860.236.0720
Geoff Peterson Center for Sustainable Community geoff.peterson@sustainraton.org 575.245.9000 x201
Rob Hammon, BIRAEnergy rob@biraenergy.com 209 482 1363
Karen Eggerman Egg Design 707 291 3675 eggnodoubt@gmail.com


 

2.14.19 – “Benefits to Cities of Beneficial Electrification”

 

Presenter – Katherine Johnson, Johnson Consulting kjohnson@johnsonconsults.com 301-461-4865


 

1.29.19 – “Updates on Energy Policy in the US”

Panel
Virginia – Cliona Robb – Christian & Barton, LLP crobb@cblaw.com 804 697 4140 cell – 804.938.2934 (Cleena)
California – Gerry Braun, Integrated Resources Network gbraun12@sbcglobal.net 916-402-4143
Tennessee- Michael Walton, Green Spaces Chattanooga 423.648.0963 michael@greenspaceschattanooga.com
Wisconsin – Sherrie Gruder, University of Wisconsin sherrie.gruder@wisc.edu 608 262 0398 cell 608.770.1519

 

1.21.19- “Synopsis of Report on Effective Collaboration Strategies for Local Government and Utilities”

 Presenter – Gerry Braun, Integrated Resources Network gbraun12@sbcglobal.net 916-402-4143

 

12.6.18- “What’s Happening with CCA?”

 

Panel
– Rick Brown TerraVerde Energy LLC
rick.brown@tvrpllc.com 707.953.2885
– Samuel Golding Community Choice Partners
golding@communitychoicepartners.com  415-944-9117   
– Richard Reibstein, Boston University,
rreibste@bu.edu  781.861.9204  
– Craig Lewis, Clean Coalition,
craig@clean-coalition.org

 

 11.27.18- “Latest Developments in the USA Regarding Pipeline Infrastructure Build Out”

 Presenter- Myra Moss, Ohio State University

 

11.7.18- “Incumbent Utility Resistance to Competitive Alternatives:  Sources and Solutions”

 Presenter- Scott Hempling, Attorney at Law 

 

10.4.2018 – Current Research on Microgrid Regulatory Policy 

 

Panel
– Baird Brown – eco(n)law
 baird@eco-n-law.net   
Tom Stanton National Regulatory Research Institute 517-775-7764 tstanton@nrri.org
– Craig Lewis Clean Coalition craig@clean-coalition.org  
– Shalom Flank,  Microgrid Architect
202.797.8820   205.202.0208 Shalom.Flank@MicrogridArchitect.com

 

9.20.2018 – Smart Meters and Smart Grids

 

Panel
Michael Walton – Green Spaces Chattanooga 423.648.0963 michael@greenspaceschattanooga.com
David Kay – Cornell University 607-255-2123  dlk2@cornell.edu

 

 

9.6.2018- Energy Solutions for Low Income Housing 

 

Panel
Jason Kulaszewski University of Buffalo Regional Institute  716.878.2441 jasonkul@buffalo.edu
Rob Hammon, BIRAEnergy rob@biraenergy.com 209 482 1363 Community solar in low income housing
– Michael Walton Green Spaces Chattanooga 423.648.0963 michael@greenspaceschattanooga.com 

 

 

8.29.2018 – What’s Happening with Net Metering & FIT 

 

Panel
– Cliona Robb – Christian & Barton, LLP
crobb@cblaw.com 804 697 4140  
– Craig Lewis  Clean Coalition craig@clean-coalition.org 
– Ron Kamen EarthKind Energy  845.266.3723 ron@earthkindenergy.com     

 

 

8.7.2018 – Energy Storage, New Storage Tech & Re-using EV Batteries

 

Panel
– Roger Wilkens UpGrade Athens County
740-541-5340.  roger.wilkens999@gmail.com (re using batteries and creating jobs)
Rick Brown TerraVerde Renewable Partners, LLC rick.brown@tvrpllc.com 707.953.2885
Lori Schell   Empowered Energy   LSchell@EmpoweredEnergy.com  (970) 247-8181 CO
Robert Kaplan  Green Energy Resources  631.357.0267 
 xcalhort@gmail.com

 

7.26.2018 – Updates on Community Choice Aggregation (Energy)

 

Panel
Samuel Golding  – Community Choice Partners, Inc  
Samuel Golding golding@communitychoicepartners.com 
Rick Brown TerraVerde Energy LLC – 
rick.brown@tvrpllc.com 707.953.2885
Mariel Nanasi,  New Energy Economy   Attorney  – 
mariel@seedsbeneaththesnow.com

7.12.2018 – Microgrid Updates

 
Panel
Gene Okun Microgrid Energy LLC
714 916 7975 gene@microgridenergy.biz
Baird Brown –
eco(n)law  baird@eco-n-law.net   Cell 267.231.2310
Shalom Flank – Microgrid Architect –
Cell 202.421.6244 202.797.8820   205.202.0208 Shalom.Flank@MicrogridArchitect.com
Michael Walton –
Green Spaces Chattanooga 423.648.0963 michael@greenspaceschattanooga.com

6.6.2018 – Best Practices in Asset Management for Solar (Photovoltaic) Energy Systems

l
Panel
John Walter – Repower Yolo
 john@repowered.us  (530) 564-4537 

Rick Brown TerraVerde Energy, LLC rick.brown@tvrpllc.com 707.953.2885 – 
Michael Walton Green Spaces Chattanooga 423.648.0963 michael@greenspaceschattanooga.com
 

6.5.2018 – Facilitating Conversations with Cities, States and Utilities on Energy Policy

 
Panel
-Myra Moss  Ohio State University Extension
  740-607-5177 moss.63@osu.edu 
Rachel Landis Fort Lewis College 970-247-7091 andis@fortlewis.edu
Richard Reibstein –  Boston University , 339.223.9057 rreibste@bu.edu  781.861.9204
David Kay  Cornell University 607-255-2123 dlk2@cornell.edu 
Gerald Braun, Integrated Resources Network   gbraun12@sbcglobal.net 916-402-4143
 
 

5.24.2018 – The Most Effective EE Programs of Utilities & Important Energy Efficiency Training

Panel
Katherine Johnson, Johnson Consulting kjohnson@johnsonconsults.com 301 461 4865-
Larry Mayer, President and Energy Engineer Solutions Design 
lm321elite@aol.com 701) 799-1758

 

5.22.2018 – Current Incentives for Streamlining Environmental Permitting for Combined Heat and Power

 

Panel
Dwight Kanyuck Future Energy Development
dkanyuck@futureenergydev.com  585 546 8430 –
Cliona Robb – Christian & Barton, LLP
crobb@cblaw.com 804 697 4140
 

 

4.17.2018 – Re-using EV Batteries, Financing EV and Aggregating Cities for EV Purchase

 
Panel
–  Ron Kamen EarthKind Energy 
845.266.3723 ron@earthkindenergy.com  
– Duane Baker San Bernardino Council of Governments
dbaker@sanbag.ca.gov   909-884-8276
– Roger Wilkens, UpGrade Athens County
740-541-5340.  roger.wilkens999@gmail.com
 

 

 

4.12.2018 – New Member is Seeking Collaboration on Reducing Barriers of Utilities

 
Panel
– Tom Stanton, National Regulatory Research Institute
517-775-7764 tstanton@nrri.org
– Gerald Gerry Braun, gbraun12@sbcglobal.net 916-402-4143
– George Wiltsee President, Clean Power House, 
gwiltsee@gmail.com 626-890-8346

 

3.5.2018 – Policies of Small Utilities Regarding Rooftop Solar

 
Panel
George Wiltsee President, Clean Power House, 
gwiltsee@gmail.com 626-890-8346
– Gerry Braun, Integrated Resources Network gbraun12@sbcglobal.net 916-402-4143
– Jenn Hill Consultant , 
Cell: 248-961-8016 email: jenniferMhill@gmail.com
– Cliona Robb – Christian & Barton, LLP
crobb@cblaw.com 804 697 4140   cell – 804.938.2934
– Ron Kamen EarthKind Energy 
845.266.3723 ron@earthkindenergy.com 
– Richard Reibstein –  Boston University 
, 339.223.9057 rreibste@bu.edu 

 

 

2.14.2018 – Updates on Community Choice Energy in MA, CA, OH & NY

 
– Richard Reibstein –  Boston University , 339.223.9057 rreibste@bu.edu 
– John Walter – Repower Yolo john@repowered.us  (530) 564-4537
– Eddie Smith  Exe Dir Southeast Ohio  Public Energy Council SOPEC 
   C: 740-677-2759 – esmith@sopecinfo.org  www.sopecinfo.org 

 

2.6.2018 – How to Get EE Data from Utilities and EE Updates 

Panel
– Cliona Robb – Christian & Barton, LLP crobb@cblaw.com 804 697 4140
– Katherine Johnson, Johnson Consulting
–  kjohnson@johnsonconsults.com 301 461 4865
– Larry Mayer,
President & Energy Engineer Solutions Design  lm321elite@aol.com 701) 799-1758 

 

1.31.2018 – BIRAenergy Zero Net Energy Community Project Funded by CEC and Partnering with EPRI and PG&E

Presented by Rob Hammon, BIRAEnergy rob@biraenergy.com 209 482 1363 
 

1.23.2018

“Community Microgrids” ”
Panel
Greg Thomson, Clean Coalition greg@clean-coalition.org 415-845-3872
Shalom Flank, 
Microgrid Architect – 202.797.8820  Shalom.Flank@MicrogridArchitect.com
Gene Okun
Microgrid Energy LLC 714 916 7975 gene@microgridenergy.biz
Baird Brown
Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP  baird@dbr.com   (215) 988-3338 

12.12.2017 

“Economic Arguments for Obtaining Rural Community Buy-In on Renewable Energy”
Panel
Sherrie Gruder, University of Wisconsin, sherrie.gruder@wisc.edu  608 262 0398
David Kay 
Cornell University 607-255-2123 dlk2@cornell.edu
Michael Walton,
Green Spaces Chattanooga 423.648.0963  michael@greenspaceschattanooga.com
Jason Kulaszewski
University of Buffalo Regional Institute  716.878.2441 jasonkul@buffalo.edu-
Robert Koester,
Director CERES Ball State University (765) 285-1135 rkoester@bsu.edu-

11.28.2017 

“Issues with Developing Microgrids or Community Solar on Brown Fields”
Panel
Linda Shaw  Future Energy Development 585-546-8430 X 105  lshaw@futureenergydev.com
Shalom Flank, 
Microgrid Architect – 202.797.8820  Shalom.Flank@MicrogridArchitect.com
Cliona Robb –
Christian & Barton, LLP crobb@cblaw.com 804 697 4140
11.16.2017 
“Discussion on Block Chain and Renewable Energy”
 
Baird Brown – Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP  baird@dbr.com   (215) 988-3338 
Roger Wilkins
UpGrade Athens County 740-541-5340.  roger.wilkens999@gmail.com
Gene Okun
Microgrid Energy LLC 714 916 7975 gene@microgridenergy.biz
 
0.24.2017 
“Strategies for Advancing and Setting up Electric Vehicle Charging Stations”
Expert Panel
Chris Carrick – Central New York Regional Planning Board 315-422-827 ccarrick@cnyrpdb.org  
– Duane Baker –
San Bernardino Council of Governments dbaker@sanbag.ca.gov 9098848276   
– Ron Kamen – EarthKind Energy  845.266.3723 ron@earthkindenergy.com 917.453.5740
– Matthew Marshall – Redwood Coast Energy Authority mmarshall@redwoodenergy.org 707.269.1700 
10.04.2017 
“Approaches for Facilitating Collaboration between Universities and Policy Makers on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency”
David Kay, Cornell University,  607-255-2123 dlk2@cornell.edu
Jason Kulaszewski,
University of Buffalo Regional Institute,  716.878.2441 jasonkul@buffalo.edu  
Michele Halsell
Pennsylvania State University, mwh16@psu.edu 814.867.4578   
Rachel Landis,
Fort Lewis College, 970-247-7091 rllandis@fortlewis.edu
9. 7.2017 
“Solutions for Leveraging Community Solar in Low Income and Rural Areas” 
Expert Panel

John Walter – Repower Yolo john@repowered.us  (530) 564-4537 –
Michael Walton
Green Spaces Chattanooga 423.648.0963 michael@greenspaceschattanooga.com
Roger Wilkins
UpGrade Athens County 740-541-5340.  roger.wilkens999@gmail.com 
Katherine Johnson,
Johnson Consulting kjohnson@johnsonconsults.com 301 461 4865

 

8.31.2017 
“Zoning and Codes Successful with Developers and Builders”
Expert Panel

Kevin Moyer,  Pace-Equity 419.720.1102 x137 kmoyer@pace-equity.com   
Larry Mayer – President Comfort Choice Homes – 701) 799-1758  lm321elite@aol.com 
Michael Walton Green Spaces Chattanooga 423.648.0963 michael@greenspaceschattanooga.com 
Shalom Flank  Microgrid Architect – 202.797.8820  Shalom.Flank@MicrogridArchitect.com  
Tim Bankroff QuEST, Inc. 781.783.2047 timb@quest-world.com  
Baird Brown – Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP baird@dbr.com   (215) 988-3338
 
7.18.2017 
“Update on Microgrids”
Expert Panel

Larisa Dobriansky, General Microgrids
John Bernhardt, Clean Coalition
Baird Brown, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

 

6.27.2017 
“Councils of Government and Planning Boards Facilitating Renewable Energy in Small Cities”
Expert Panel

Jenn Hill, Consultant, UP Association of County Commissioners 
Duane Baker, San Bernardino, Council of Governments
Dottie LaJoye, Central Upper Peninsula, Planning and Development Regional Commission  MI
 
6.13.2017 
“Updates on Energy Efficiency and PACE programs in California and US”  
Expert Panel

Tim Bankroff, Quest, Inc. 
Kevin Moyer, PACE Equity
Katherine Johnson, Johnson Consulting Group 
 
5.25.2017 
“Updates on Biomass & Anaerobic Digester Progress ” 
Expert Panel

Evan Hughes, Biomass and Geothermal Consultant
Randy Johnson, Johnson Energy Service
 
 
5.22.2017 
“Debate on California’s Energy Future & Community Choice”
Expert Panel

Samuel Golding, Community Choice Partners 
Matthew Marshall, Redwood Coast Energy Authority
Gerry Braun, Integrated Resources Network

 
 

 

4.20.2017 
“Synopsis of Three Universities Discussing Effective Sustainable Community Programs”  
Expert Panel

Sherrie Gruder, University of Wisconsin 
Michele Halsell, Pennsylvania State University
Myra Moss, Ohio State University
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4.18.2017  “Updates on Community Choice Aggregation Structures in US, CA and NY” 
Expert Panel

Neil Alexander, Cuddy & Feder LLP  – The latest CCA developments in New York”
Samuel Golding, Community Choice Partners – Issues Related to Structuring CCA’s in California and other areas”  
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3.28.2017  “Updates on California’s Transmission Access Charge”
Expert Panel

Katie Ramsey Clean Coalition – Updates on the California Transmission Access Charge 

 

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3.23.2017  “Renewable Energy Policy Updates in Virginia and Tennessee”
Expert Panel

Matthew Marshall, Redwood Coast Energy Authority – talks about structuring a CCA in rural CA  
Cliona Robb,  Christian & Barton LLP- Policy updated in Virginia

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2.15.2017  “Renewable Energy Issues in Rural Areas”

Matthew Marshall, Redwood Coast Energy Authority – talks about structuring a CCA in rural CA  
Sherrie Gruder, University of Wisconsin Extension – discusses solar advancement in Wisconsin

Myra Moss, Ohio State University Extension, explains renewable energy issues in rural Ohio

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1.13.2017  “Benchmarking and Measuring Energy Efficiency Savings in Buildings”
Expert Panel

Larry Mayer, Solutions Design, Inc.  
Chris Cone, Demand Capacity Exchange

Warren Adams-Leavitt, Metropolitan Energy Center
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12.13.2016 “Options for Structuring Community Choice Aggregation”
Expert Panel

Samuel Golding, Community Choice Partners 
Matthew Marshall, Redwood Coast Energy Authority 
Roger Wilkins, Upgrade Athens Ohio

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