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by Nicholas Rinaldi
July 29, 2019

GTM Squared livestreamed a full day from Northeast Solar & Storage Forum on July 30. GTM Squared members get exclusive access to the broadcast and video on-demand afterwards. Click here to join today and start watching.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 (all times ET)

8:50 a.m.-9:10 a.m. Welcome & Opening Polls
  • Moderator: Daniel Finn-Foley, Principal Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
9:10 a.m.-9:40 a.m. Research Keynote: Taking the Pulse – 2019 Policy Developments Impacting Solar & Storage Across the Northeast
  • Austin Perea, Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
  • Brett Simon, Senior Analyst, Storage, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
9:40 a.m.-10:25 a.m. Panel: Reflections on SMART – Assessing the Viability of Solar and Solar-Plus-Storage Projects
  • Kathryn Chelminski, Ph.D., Senior Manager, New Market Development, Solar PV, Ameresco
  • John Nordeman, President, Safari Energy
  • Kaitlin Kelly, Manager, Solar Programs, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources
  • Eric Macaux, Member, Project Development & Finance Practice, Mintz
  • Moderator: Austin Perea, Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
10:55 a.m.-11:40 a.m. Panel: Getting VDER Right: Maximizing Revenue Streams for VDER Values
  • Amy McDonough, Vice President of New York Project Development, Borrego Solar
  • Heather Curlee, Of Counsel, Energy & Infrastructure, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Luke Forster, Business Analyst, DER, NYSERDA
  • Enrico Ladendorf, Managing Director and Founder, Pason Power
  • Moderator: Shyam Mehta, Executive Director, New York Solar Energy Industries Association
     
11:40 a.m.-12:10 p.m. Research Presentation: A World Full of Possibilities: Integrating DERs Into Wholesale Markets – Outlining Revenue Stream Models
  • Daniel Finn-Foley, Principal Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
1:10 p.m.-1:40 p.m. Facing Interconnection Challenges: Lessons Learned Across Northeastern State Markets
  • Rob Tompkins, Program Manager, Borrego Solar
  • Kelly Friend, Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Nexamp
  • Moderator: Brett Simon, Senior Analyst, Storage, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
1:40 p.m.-2:10 p.m. Fireside Chat With National Grid
  • Rudy Wynter, President & COO, Wholesale Networks and US Capital Delivery, National Grid
  • Moderator: Elta Kolo, Ph.D., Research Manager, Grid Edge, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
2:40 p.m.-3:25 p.m. Capitalizing on Up-and-Coming Northeastern Community Solar Markets
  • Chris Stroud, CEO, Monolith Solar
  • Hannah Muller, Director of Public Policy, Clearway
  • Tony Orr, Senior Vice President, Legal, Dynamic Energy Solutions
  • Moderator: Austin Perea, Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
3:25 p.m.-4:10 p.m. The State of Solar & Storage in Emerging New England State Markets: Perspectives From Top C&I Developers
  • Aaron Svedlow, President, North Light Energy
  • Chad Farrell, Founder/CEO, Encore Renewable Energy
  • Brianna Brand, Senior Program Director, Clean Energy NH
  • Stephan Hartmann, Manager, Business Development, ConEdison Solutions
  • Moderator: Colin Smith, Senior Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables
     
4:10 p.m.-4:40 p.m. Closing Roundtable: Solar-and-Storage (and other DERs) as the Key to Resilience – Utility Perspectives
  • Roger Kranenburg, Vice President, Energy Strategy and Policy, Eversource Energy
  • Shaun Hoyte, Manager, Distributed Resource Integration, Con Edison
  • Moderator: Isaac Maze-Rothstein, Research Associate, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables