Under REV, New York’s utilities will embrace new roles as Distribution System Platforms to coordinate and facilitate the growth in distributed energy resources. The platform must provide price signals, minimize barriers to entry for DER providers, and balance resources to maximize system benefits. This conversation will explore where new business models and partnerships can align incentives to ensure the platform optimizes value for DER providers and the overall electricity system. 

Moderator: Cheryl Martin, Founder, Harwich Partners & Former Acting Director, ARPA-E
Sunil Cherian, Founder & CEO, Spirae
Carlos Gonzalez, Senior Manager, Grid Engineering Solutions SolarCity
Naimish Patel, Founder & CEO, Gridco Systems