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by Nicholas Rinaldi
December 11, 2018

GTM Squared livestreamed two full days of panels and presentations on Dec. 11-12 from San Francisco. Squared members get exclusive access to the broadcast and video on-demand afterward.

See the agenda below, and join today so you don't miss any insights!

For less than one night at a San Francisco hotel, you'll hear directly from the utilities, financiers, regulators, technology innovators and storage practitioners driving the global storage market.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 (all times PT)

9:00 a.m.-9:35 a.m. Welcome and Opening Keynote Research Presentation: The State of Global Energy Storage Markets
  • Ravi Manghani, Director, Energy Storage, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
9:35 a.m.-10:20 a.m. Keynote Panel: Co-Op and Muni CEOs — Storage as a Game-Changer
  • Jackie Sargent, General Manager, Austin Energy
  • Cris Eugster, Chief Operations Officer, CPS Energy
  • Bryant Robbins, Chief Operations Officer, United Power
  • Kevin Short, General Manager, Anza Electric Cooperative
  • Moderator: Kelly Speakes-Backman, CEO, Energy Storage Association (ESA)
     
10:20 a.m.-10:50 a.m. Storage State Policies for the Win: Peak Standards and Mandates
  • Kari Smith, Grid Planning & Reliability — Senior Utility Regulatory Analyst, California Public Utilities Commission
  • Lara Pierpoint, Senior Fundamental Program Strategy Manager, Exelon
  • John Cerveny, Director of Resource Development, NY-BEST
  • Moderator: Emma Foehringer Merchant, Writer, Greentech Media
     
11:20 a.m.-12:05 p.m. Wholesale Markets: Latest on 841 and Other Initiatives
  • Kevin Vannoy, Director of Market Design, MISO
  • Michael DeSocio, Senior Manager - Market Design, NYISO
  • Evan Riley, Vice President Development, Cypress Creek Renewables
  • Peter Klauer, Senior Advisor, Smart Grid Technology, California Independent System Operator (CAISO)
  • Moderator: Daniel Finn-Foley, Senior Analyst, Energy Storage, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
12:05 p.m.-12:50 p.m. Utility Procurement and Resource Planning Best Practices
  • Margarett Jolly, Director, Demonstration Projects, Customer Energy Solutions, Con Edison
  • Mark Irwin, Director of Energy Contract Management, Energy Procurement & Management , Southern California Edison
  • Erin Minear, Technical Leader, Energy Storage Program, EPRI
  • Michael Arndt, Managing Director, Development, Recurrent Energy
  • Moderator: Julian Spector, Staff Writer, Greentech Media
     
1:50 p.m.-2:20 p.m. C&I Storage Adoption: What Do Customers Want?
  • Brandon Middaugh, Senior Manager, Distributed Energy, Microsoft
  • Seth Baruch, National Director Energy & Utilities, Kaiser Permanente
  • Christopher Tilley, President & CEO, ENGIE Storage
  • Kenneth Seeton, Energy Manager, California State University Dominguez Hills
  • Moderator: Jeremy Jones, Commercial & Industrial Energy Solutions, Groom Energy, Groupe EDF
     
2:20 p.m.-2:50 p.m. DC-Coupled Solar Plus Storage: Results From the Field
  • Jason Handley, Director of Smart Grid Technology & Operations, Duke Energy
  • Apurva Somani, Research & Development Lead, Dynapower
  • Moderator: Mitalee Gupta, Analyst, Energy Storage, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
2:50 p.m.-3:35 p.m. Residential Storage: Value of DERs in Tariffs
  • David Peterson, Adviser, Consumer Technology, Arizona Public Service
  • Miriam Makhyoun, Power Supply Contracts Manager, MCE
  • Scott Zimmermann, Associate, Energy & Infrastructure, Wilson Sosini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Matt Owens, Business Development Executive, West Monroe Partners
  • Moderator: Brett Simon, Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables (previously GTM Research)
     
4:05 p.m.-4:35 p.m. Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables Research Presentation: Playing Well With Others  Market for Storage Hybrids
  • Daniel Finn-Foley, Senior Analyst, Energy Storage, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
4:35 p.m.-5:20 p.m. Global Storage: Lessons From International Markets
  • Natalia Eisele, Associate, SUSI Partners
  • Rahul Walawalkar, Executive Director, Indian Energy Storage Alliance
  • Angelina Galiteva, Founder, Renewables 100 Policy Institute and CAISO Board Member
  • Ben Kass, Attorney, Husch Blackwell
  • Moderator: Ravi Manghani, Director, Energy Storage, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables (previously GTM Research)
     
5:20 p.m.-5:50 p.m. Energy Majors Heart Storage: Investments and Other Strategies
  • Boris Schubert, General Manager, Solar and Storage Projects, Shell New Energies
  • Edouard Bulteau, Investment Director, Total Energy Ventures
  • David Kirkpatrick, Director, Marathon Capital
  • Moderator: Anastasia Palivos, Commissioner, Illinois Commerce Commission
     

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 (all times PT)

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables Breakfast Briefing I: 2018 - The Year of Residential Storage
  • Brett Simon, Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables Breakfast Briefing II: Battery and Non-Battery Cost Trends - Where's the Floor?
  • Mitalee Gupta, Analyst, Energy Storage, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Live Podcast: The Hottest Storage Stories of 2018
  • Stephen Lacey, Editor-in-Chief, Greentech Media
  • Julian Spector, Staff Writer, Greentech Media
     
10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m. It's a Crowded Field: Emerging Storage Technologies
  • Melisa Johns, Vice President Business & Product Development, Duke Energy
  • Tilak Gopalarathnam, Director of Energy Technology Partnerships, LG Corp
  • Wade Bitaraf, Global Head of Energy & Sustainability, Plug & Play
  • Joe Zhou, CEO, Quidnet Energy
  • Moderator: Eric Wesoff, Founder, Sage Marketing
     
11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Enabling Energy Storage Flexibility Through Software
  • Stephen T. Johnston, Growth Development Manager, San Diego Gas & Electric
  • Arthur (Bud) Vos, President & CEO, Enbala Power Networks
  • Ryan Wartena, Co-Founder & President, Director of Product, Geli
  • Bert Taube, Senior Principal Investigator, Energy Storage & Solar PV, Southern Research
  • Moderator: Daniel Finn-Foley, Senior Analyst, Energy Storage, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m. Energy Storage System Integration: Not All About the Batteries
  • Kate McGinnis, Managing Director for North America, Fluence
  • Dean Solon, Founder & CEO, Shoals Technologies Group
  • Kyle Garton, Director of Product Development, AutoGrid Systems
  • Enrico Ladendorf, Managing Director and Founder, Pason Power
  • Moderator: Mitalee Gupta, Analyst, Energy Storage, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
12:30 p.m.-12:50 p.m. Fireside Chat on Equity and Project Finance Trends in Energy Storage
  • Bill Bush, Chief Financial Officer, Stem
  • Brad Leufkens, Senior Principal, Infrastructure & Natural Resources, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan
  • Moderator: Stephen Lacey, Editor-in-Chief, Greentech Media
     
1:50 p.m.-2:20 p.m. Greensmith Comparative Case Study
  • Andrew Tang, Senior Vice President of International Business Development, Greensmith
     
2:20 p.m.-3:05 p.m. Startup Technology Showcase: Rapid-Fire Pitch Session
  • Rick Chamberlain, Vice President of Engineering, Cadenza Innovation
  • Peter Frischmann, CEO & Co-Founder, Sepion Technologies
  • Tal Sholklapper, CEO & Co-Founder, Voltaiq
  • Ajay Kochhar, CEO, Li-Cycle
  • Mike Pintar, COO, NETenergy
  • Moderator: Scott Clavenna, Chairman, Greentech Media
     
3:35 p.m.-4:20 p.m. Where's the Leverage? Financing Storage Projects
  • Shounok Sinha, Principal, Products & Structuring, Constellation
  • Jim Hughes, CEO and Managing Director, Prisma Energy
  • Carl Stills, Vice President, Storage Integration, 8minutenergy Renewables
  • Dirk Michels, Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP
  • Moderator: Brett Simon, Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
4:20 p.m.-5:05 p.m. Building the Future Storage Market: Challenges We Face and How We’ll Solve Them
  • Marco Terruzzin, Director, Energy Storage, E.ON
  • Julia Eagles, Public Policy & Strategy Manager, Xcel Energy
  • Howard Smith, Manager of Distributed Energy Resource Policy, Southern Company
  • Sonja Glavaski, Program Director, ARPA-E, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Moderator: Ravi Manghani, Director, Energy Storage, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables