• National – Ardi Arian Renewable America LLC  https://www.renewam.com/ –
    Renewable America LLC is a fully vertically integrated Independent Power Producer (IPP). We have over 2GW of solar power plants operating globally. Our US team is focusing on CCAs that serve their communities with locally generated power. Renewable America LLC Japan Group’s strong financial background enables us to manage projects from early-stage development through commissioning and operation. Our extensive services include site selections, feasibility studies, engineering, construction, and finance.
  • National – Baird Brown eco(n)law LLC   
    Baird’s practice includes the development and financing of energy and sustainable infrastructure projects and advice on the regulatory and policy issues affecting such projects. He is counsel to the Microgrid Resources Coalition, and represents state and local sustainability agencies charged with promoting renewable energy, energy efficiency and green infrastructure. He has worked extensively on public/private partnerships and privatization of public services.
  • National – Charles B. Howland;Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle,  LLP; 
    In 2018 Charlie joined Curtis, Mallet-Prevost to head its Environmental group after a 28 year career at the USEPA.  He advises clients on all aspects of environmental law, including the cleanup and redevelopment of sites, and on ‘grid edge’ energy projects including ‘brightfields.’  He is also General Counsel for Customized Energy Solutions, Ltd., which provides market forecasts, hosted energy market operations platforms, and related advisory services for clients in the wholesale and retail electricity and natural gas markets in the U.S., Canada, India and Japan
  • National – Craig Lewis Clean Coalition –  
    The Clean Coalition works directly with utilities, municipalities, and policymakers to identify and deploy cost-effective local renewable energy. Leveraging our technical, policy, and project development expertise, we seek to accelerate the transition to renewable energy and a modern grid. We conduct renewable energy siting surveys, design procurement and interconnection processes, drive policy innovation, and establish Community Microgrids. Learn more at www.clean-coalition.org
  • National – James Dodenhoff, Silent Running LLC,
    Silent Running works on challenging new opportunities to equitably transform the electricity grid from the centralized system of the past to a distributed model of the future. The objectives of this work are to reduce carbon emissions and enhance energy resiliency. This is accomplished through the development of hybrid renewable energy plants (i.e. microgrids) and energy efficiency projects. 
  • National Kevin Daehnke, Center for Strategic Policy Innovation 
    Kevin Daehnke is Founder and President of the Center for Strategic Policy Innovation, where he spearheads the Clean Growth IncubatorTM, an Accelerator for the buildout of clean, renewable energy in cities across the country. As an environmental attorney and entrepreneur, Kevin is a strong believer in the value of economic innovation and public-private partnerships to jumpstart equitable economic growth throughout the nation
  • National – Larisa Dobriansky – General MicroGrids
    As Chief Business and Regulatory Innovations Officer at General MicroGrids, Larisa Dobriansky helps shape utility regulatory reform, power market design and financing mechanisms to capture the value of advanced microgrid capabilities, that manage and optimize distributed energy resources, to deliver “integrated energy solutions” to power systems and communities; expand “energy-sharing” parameters of energy networks/infrastructure; and foster transactive energy markets
  • National – Moneer Azzam. Beacon Climate Innovations
    Beacon Climate Innovations is hybrid consultant and project developer bridging the gap from emerging innovation technologies to the solutions of front line of climate change. With three decades of experience in the renewable and clean tech industry and a solid foundation as a Greentown Labs member Beacon Climate has the tools efficiently and effectively develop climate solutions
  • National – Phyllis Kessler, Duane Morris 
    Phyllis J. Kessler practices in the area of energy law. With a focus on the provision of electricity and gas through cutting-edge renewable technology and applications, Ms. Kessler combines deep knowledge of energy project transactions with extensive experience in state and federal energy regulation and proceedings. Ms. Kessler’s energy project experience includes solar, wind, microgrid, fuel cell, energy storage, cogeneration, biofuel-generation, interconnection and line extension. She also advises clients on power and gas marketing, submetering, energy efficiency, rate design and other issues related to deregulated energy markets
  • National – Richard Pate  Pate & Associates 
    Richard Pate is a results proven industry leader and expert in AMI technologies, utility operations, and workforce management. 
  • National – Robert Perry – Synergistic Solutions –  
    Robert Perry serves as the Director of Energy Research for the World Business Academy, a 501(c)(3) think tank focused on the role business in solving humanity’s largest challenges. Mr. Perry researches issues underlying energy generation, transmission and distribution, microgrid, and storage systems as they relate to development of an integrated distributed energy system capable of operating entirely on renewable energy.
  • National – Shalom Flank,  Microgrid Architect
    Dr. Flank became the nation’s first “microgrid architect” over a decade ago, and continues to design and develop MW-scale microgrid projects in the U.S. Northeast and beyond.  He is also active in the policy, regulatory, and financial innovations needed to propel such projects to success.
  • National – Vu Nguyen,
    Vu provides renewable energy and utility advisory services leveraging his experience in commodity trading, risk management, tariff and policy analysis, product structuring, and origination services. I deliver sustainable outcomes utilizing C&I energy products, carbon offsets, energy efficiency, demand management, and microgrid technologies.
  • CA – Rob Hammon PhD BIRAenergy – 
     Leading the residential market to reduce emissions, reverse climate change, and improve business practices by integrating existing and emerging efficiency, renewable and storage technologies into homes and communities.
  • CA Allie Detrio, Reimagine Power,
    Allie Detrio is the Chief Strategist for Reimagine Power, a microgrid and cleantech policy consulting firm in San Francisco, where she leads a team of 5 and manages a diverse portfolio of clients and projects. She has authored numerous publications and presentations on microgrid policy and serves as an expert witness at the CPUC and State Legislature on many DER policy issues. Allie is the Senior Advisor for the Microgrid Resources Coalition, leading microgrid industry advocacy efforts in the West.
  • CA – Rob Hammon PhD BIRAenergy – 
     Leading the residential market to reduce emissions, reverse climate change, and improve business practices by integrating existing and emerging efficiency, renewable and storage technologies into homes and communities.
  • HI – John Borland J.O.B. Technologies 978-808-6271 JohnOBorland@aol.com J.O.B. Technologies, a technical consulting company providing services to the semiconductor industry since 2003 in the area of advanced CMOS process technology and solar industry since 2010 for high efficiency c-Si solar cells then 2016 for residential Solar + Storage energy cost savings. To bring Energy Equity to the underserved communities we provide home energy usage audits to ID options to reduce Energy Burden and maximize energy cost savings. The IEEE Molokai humanitarian pilot project is a demonstration of Energy Equity.
  • MA – Richard Chase – Chase Systems LLC – 
    Commissioner of Princeton Municipal Light Department; Renewable Energy Consulting with an expertise is working with Municipal Utilities on policy, siting, procurement, design construction, operations, maintenance of both wind and solar renewable energy projects.
  • VA – Cliona Robb-ThompsonMcMullan 
    Provide advice to municipal governments and other large retail users on energy matters including negotiations with investor owned utilities, electric co-operatives, and municipal utilities. Expertise includes rate negotiations, lobbying, and other matters adverse to incumbent utilities.
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