No angles, just answers to hit your clean energy goals

 This isn’t about the hype, it’s about the answers. Utility Conference is an experience for the utility professional in charge of distributed and renewable energy programs and services who need answers they can trust. 

Get the tools, experience and expertise to increase performance, innovation, and collaboration as the energy system moves to a carbon-free future.

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Early access sale ends December 12, 2019 at 11:59pm ET


What to expect in 2020

Clean energy and distributed program thought leaders from utilities


2019 Speakers

Sangeeta Ranade
Sangeeta Ranade
VP, Clean Energy Business, New York Power Authority

Sangeeta leads the New York Power Authority’s Clean Energy Business which is developing and financ…

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Sangeeta Ranade
Sangeeta Ranade
VP, Clean Energy Business, New York Power Authority

Sangeeta leads the New York Power Authority’s Clean Energy Business which is developing and financing distributed energy resource projects across New York State. Her responsibilities include managing the team’s profit and loss, signing over $300M in construction contracts per year, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions for NYPA’s governmental customers 40% by 2030. Sangeeta currently serves as a Board Member to the New York State Smart Grid Consortium and the Advanced Energy Research & Technology Center. She is also a member of the Building Energy Exchange’s Industry Leadership Council. She holds an MBA and MS in Environmental Management from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a BS in environmental engineering from Northwestern University.

Jim Alberts
Jim Alberts
Senior Vice President Business Development and Strategy, Hawaiian Electric Company

Jim Alberts, Senior Vice President for Customer …

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Jim Alberts
Jim Alberts
Senior Vice President Business Development and Strategy, Hawaiian Electric Company

Jim Alberts, Senior Vice President for Customer Service at Hawaiian Electric Company, spearheads the utility’s integration of distributed energy resources to help reach Hawaii’s mandate to run 100 percent on renewables by 2045. Jim joined Hawaiian Electric in 2012 as the Senior Vice President of Customer Service, coming to the company with more than 20 years of utility experience at Kansas City Power & Light and Aquila.

During his career, Jim has led teams and designed and implemented programs that focused on establishing top quality customer service and efficiency. While at KCP&L and Aquila as the Vice President of Customer Service, he was responsible for all customer contact channels, customer relations, quality assurance, e-services, billing, accounts receivable management, field services and meter reading. While at Aquila, he was a Lean Six Sigma Deployment Champion and certified Black Belt leading improvement teams across the Company.

He serves as a Board member of Hospice Hawaii, a non-profit organization dedicated to bring hope, reduce fears and impact lives in end-of-life care, and on the Hawaii Employers Council Board of Governors. Jim holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Minnesota State University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Drake University.

Luis Reyes
Luis Reyes
CEO & General Manager, Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Mr. Luis Reyes has been Chief Executive Officer and General Manager at Kit Carson Electric Cooperati…

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Luis Reyes
Luis Reyes
CEO & General Manager, Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Mr. Luis Reyes has been Chief Executive Officer and General Manager at Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, Inc. (KCEC) since 1993. KCEC’s solar fleet serves 10% of capacity. KCEC has undertaken constructing a Solar Deployment Plan in 2017. Solar energy will account for approximately 40% of KCEC’s energy needs to serve its current and future member’s loads. KCEC’s goal is to be able to build to approximately 100% of KCEC’s daily electrical energy needs by 2023 by utilizing solar electric generation capacity in approximately 1 MW facilities located in various locations around KCEC’s service territory.


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Utility Conference Attendees

See a sample of the of utilities that attended in 2019.

Intense, collaborative learning with your peers

The 2019 Utility Conference featured 40 hours of education and 14 hours of networking with the top minds in the industry.

In 2020 utilities can find a learning format that works for them, including a hands-on workshop, an on-site tech tour, solution labs, general sessions, and more. 

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