Community energy solutions represent a tremendous growth opportunity for clean energy products and services. Aggregating customers in their communities can lower cost and information barriers to facilitate their resiliency, sustainability and affordability goals. While existing community aggregation models have shown promise, challenges include constrained capacity at the community level and limited utility engagement. This conversation will explore how different partnership models between third parties, utilities, and communities can address these barriers to empower community action on energy.

Moderator: Tina Palmero, Chief, Renewable Energy, New York State Department of Public Service

Hunter Albright, General Manager, Solutions & Data Services, Tendril

Donnel Baird, Founder & CEO, BlocPower

Kate Fish, Executive Director, Adirondack North Country Association