New England is one of the fastest growing regions for solar and energy storage. With strong policies for renewables and a local hive of innovative clean energy companies, New England has the potential to lead the nation towards a decentralized and decarbonized electric future.

Join the region's leading developers, financiers, technology vendors and policymakers for a day of networking, in-depth conversation, and exclusive GTM Research analysis.

Speakers

Judith Judson
Judith Judson
Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

Judith Judson was appointed as Commissioner of the Department of Energy Resources in April 2015. Prior to joining the DOER, Judith worked at Customized Energy Solutions as Director of Emerging Technologies for the U.S. where she advised clients on the use of innovative technologies to cost-effectively modernize the US electric grid.  Judith joined Customized Energy Solutions from Massachusetts-based clean energy technology company, Beacon Power LLC, where she served as Vice President of Asset Management and Market Development. As a nationally recognized expert on energy storage, Judith has participated in numerous hearings and technical conferences at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the U.S. Department of Energy.

Judson chairs the Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Advisory Council and represents Massachusetts on the Boards of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Inc.; and Massachusetts Clean Energy Center.

Previously Judith served as Chairman and Commissioner of the Massachusetts Public Utilities Commission during the Romney Administration. She holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University.

Charlotte Ancel
Charlotte Ancel
Director of Strategic Development, Eversource

Charlotte Ancel is the Director of Strategic Development at Eversource Energy, a publicly traded, Fortune 500 energy company serving 4 million electric, gas, and water customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Charlotte leads Eversource’s electric vehicle, storage, and other clean energy development and policy initiatives. She was previous Vice President of Power Supply and General Counsel at Green Mountain Power where she led the power supply, regulatory, legal, and project development teams. In that time, Charlotte’s team increased the Green Mountain Power supply portfolio from 20% to 60% renewable. She also led the construction of a fleet of low cost solar farms for customers, the acquisition of a fleet of small hydro plants, and obtained regulatory approval for several clean energy transformation initiatives. Charlotte was previously a partner at the law firm of Sheehey Furlong & Behm in Burlington, Vermont where she came of age working on permitting of a 63 MW wind project and various solar and other generation projects. She is a graduate of Boston College and University of New Hampshire Law School, from which she graduated first in her class and was Editor in Chief of the Law Review. Charlotte previously served as President of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Chittenden County and was appointed by Governor Peter Shumlin to chair Vermont’s Blue Ribbon Commission on high quality, affordable childhood care.

Anthony Clark
Anthony Clark
Associate Director, Commercial, Industrial & Institutional Programs, Connecticut Green Bank

Anthony Clark is the Associate Director for Commercial, Industrial & Institutional programs at the Connecticut Green Bank. He is responsible for new product development for CI&I customers and helps lead the Green Bank’s efforts related to high-performance new buildings, energy storage and Grid 2.0. Earlier in his career, Anthony worked on global operations and environmental strategies at General Electric and energy resilience at the New York City Housing Authority. Anthony holds an MBA and Master’s of Environmental Science focused on clean energy finance and sustainable design.

Polly Shaw
Polly Shaw
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & Communications, Stem

As VP of Regulatory Affairs and Communications, Polly is responsible for expanding and leading Stem’s regulatory affairs and communications efforts. She has 24 years of clean, efficient energy policy experience in the U.S. and China. Formerly VP of External Affairs at SunEdison, she managed a team that helped win a range of supportive policies, including long-term extensions of the federal Investment Tax Credit, two 50% renewable portfolio standards, favorable net metering rules, and other policies.  Previously, she was Senior Director of External Relations at Suntech America, and earlier Senior Regulatory Analyst at the California Public Utilities Commission where she managed the $2.2 billion California Solar Incentive program. Polly earlier served as a Program Officer at the Energy Foundation, and provided consulting support for EPA greenhouse gas programs while at ICF. She is on the board of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council and California Energy Storage Alliance, and has served on the board of the Solar Energy Industries Association and the Large-scale Solar Association. Polly holds a BA from Tufts University, a Certificate in Chinese Law from the University of London, and speaks English, French, Chinese and basic Spanish.

Caleb Waugh
Caleb Waugh
Head of Analytics - Energy Storage, Lockheed Martin Energy

Caleb Waugh leads energy storage business analytics at Lockheed Martin Energy where he applies advanced analytics to guide market strategy, business development and product design. As part of his role he oversees the design and implementation of high-fidelity techno-economic-financial models and algorithms to evaluate emerging energy technologies and business opportunities in distributed, wholesale market and microgrid applications. Key focus areas include project financial valuation, renewables integration, distributed asset integration, value stacking optimization, risk assessment and total cost of ownership benchmarking for Lockheed Martin's GridStar™ Lithium and Flow battery products.

Previously, Caleb held an internal advisory role with Lockheed Martin’s CTO’s office supporting the VP of Technology and Innovation incubating and developing early-stage technology investments to drive new growth opportunities for the corporation.

Caleb holds dual graduate degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Plasma Physics and Technology and Policy and has published/presented in many leading journals and conferences.

Audrey Lee
Audrey Lee
Vice President, Energy Services, Sunrun

As Vice President of Grid Services, Audrey leads Sunrun’s efforts to deploy and aggregate residential solar plus storage to create cleaner and less costly grid infrastructure while reducing customers’ bills. Before joining Sunrun, Audrey was responsible for the analytics and operations platform to optimize fleets of distributed energy resources as virtual power plants at Advanced Microgrid Solutions, Inc.. Prior to that, she advised the President of the California Public Utilities Commission on smart grid, energy data, demand response, and energy storage policy. Audrey also worked at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and as a Presidential Management Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy and the International Energy Agency in Paris. She holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Princeton University.

Hannah Muller
Hannah Muller
Vice President, Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Clean Energy Collective
Michael Judge
Michael Judge
Director, Renewable and Alternative Energy Division, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources
agenda 2018 Conference Themes
  • The Next New England Energy Paradigm
  • Get SMART: How to Intelligently Deploy Solar & Storage in Massachusetts
  • Community Solar in the Northeast
  • Financing Solar & Storage in New England
  • Storage Projects in New England
  • Building a Resilient Network
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Venue

Convene Boston
Convene Boston
201 Washington Street, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02108
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