Texas Executive Forum Grapples with the Next Phase of Grid Innovation: Integrating Distributed Energy Resources

Posted by Joanna Iacovelli on Dec 11, 2019 1:00:00 PM

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Top executives in the Texas advanced energy sector met last week in Austin for an Executive Forum put on by the Texas Advanced Energy Business Alliance (TAEBA). The topic: The Next Frontier in Texas Electric Competition: Integrating Storage and Distributed Energy Resources. The exclusive gathering drew over 25 key figures in business and regulation, including Public Utility Commission of Texas Commissioner Arthur D’Andrea, ERCOT CEO Bill Magness, and former PUCT and FERC Chairman Pat Wood. Industry leaders participating included executives from Greenlots, EVgo, CPower, Enel X, Landis & Gyr, Recurve, Savion, Siemens, Stem, Demand Side Analytics, ENGIE North America, Hunt BEE Network, and Rocky Mountain Institute. The daylong session was co-hosted and sponsored by Eversheds-Sutherland and Husch Blackwell and moderated by TAEBA’s Suzanne Bertin and AEE’s Caitlin Marquis.

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Executive Forum Looks to Capture Value for Consumers From Microgrids, Energy Storage, and Renewable Natural Gas

Posted by Laura Bartsch on Dec 2, 2019 12:30:00 PM

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Top executives and policy makers recently gathered for a forum on a set of advanced energy technologies not always at the center of attention. At the AEE Executive Forum, entitled Microgrids, Energy Storage, and Renewable Natural Gas: Capturing Value for Consumers, the focus of the conversation was on the opportunities presented by the adoption of these technologies and the challenges of bringing them to scale. “For this forum, AEE brought together senior leadership from member companies, entrepreneurs and investors, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, and investor-owned utilities to address fundamental policies to strengthen our industry’s ability to transform the market and deliver resilient and reliable renewable energy,” said AEE CEO Nat Kreamer. Over dinner and a daylong dialogue, participants in this exclusive event also had the opportunity to network and build relationships among providers, utilities, regulators, and institutional customers.

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At Advanced Energy Now | West, Target of 100% Clean Energy Came into Focus

Posted by Joanna Iacovelli on Oct 30, 2019 11:57:56 AM

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Left to right: Arizona Corp. Commission Chairman Bob Burns, Nevada Public Utilities Commissioner Hayley Williamson, Colorado Public Utilities Commission Chairman Jeffrey Ackermann, and AEE Managing Director Ryan Katofsky

Throughout the West there is a bold vision from elected officials, advanced energy companies, and utilities of a 100% clean energy future. But what’s the path to 100% clean energy in the West? On October 16-17, in Scottsdale, AZ, AEE convened leaders in energy innovation, business, and government from across the western region to identify ways to achieve this goal, state by state and through a regional grid, powered by advanced energy growth from New Mexico to Washington state. It was a fitting focus for our first regional policy conference for states from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, Advanced Energy Now | West.

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When ‘Clean Street Meets Wall Street,’ Advanced Energy Markets Move Ahead

Posted by Monique Hanis on Jul 11, 2019 11:40:53 AM

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In May, we convened one of the hottest events exploring the intersection of U.S. finance and advanced energy with both national and state impacts — AEE’s Clean Street Meets Wall Street CEO Forum. Coming from a range of perspectives, participants delved into cutting-edge topics, including current risks and opportunities in today’s electricity markets, and trends in the advanced energy investment pipeline. The New York City event was also a Who’s Who for networking and side conversations with executives from the advanced energy industry, financial institutions, electric utilities, and technology companies.

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At Advanced Energy Now | East, Business and Government Leaders Focus on Ways to Drive Advanced Energy Growth

Posted by Laura Bartsch on Jun 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM

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Do we really need another conference to talk about energy? On June 13, in Richmond, VA, AEE answered that question with a resounding “yes,” as we launched our first regional policy conference, Advanced Energy Now | East, an event to showcase our members and our systems approach to policy transformation, for the purpose of increasing market opportunities for advanced energy companies. In a day packed with panels and breakout sessions, the more than 170 participants heard government and industry leaders speak on topics of vital interest to companies involved in a wide range of advanced energy technologies.

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