Speakers

Each year SEPA Utility Conference brings together high-caliber talent from various utility and solar disciplines to deliver a utility-focused educational experience you won’t find anywhere else.

 

2017 Speakers Include:

Alex Portilla | Principal Product Manager, DERMS, Grid Integration & Innovation, PG&E  – Confirmed

Alexsandra Guerra | Renewable Integration Engineer, Southern California Edison – Confirmed

Alice Jackson | Region Vice President, Xcel Energy – Confirmed

Bill LeBlanc | Chief Instigation Agent, ESource – Confirmed

Brad Rockwell | Power Supply Manager, Kauai Island Utility Cooperative – Confirmed

Brenda Chew | Research Analyst, SEPA – Confirmed

Brian Boler | Product Manager, Clean Power Research – Confirmed

Brian Farhi | Head of New Channel Development, Solar, Nest Labs – Confirmed

Brian Janous | Director of Energy Strategy, Microsoft – Confirmed

Brian Kunz | VP, Project Development, First Solar – Confirmed

Bryce Gilleland | Manager, Distributed Generation Core Programs, PG&E – Confirmed

Carmine Tilghman | Senior Director, Energy Supply, Tucson Electric Power – Confirmed

Caroline Choi | SVP, Regulatory Affairs, SCE – Confirmed

Chris Vlahoplus | Practice Lead, Clean Tech & Sustainability, ScottMadden – Confirmed

Christopher Raup | Project Manager, State Regulatory Affairs, Consolidated Edison – Confirmed

Daisy Chung | Manager, Research, SEPA – Confirmed

Elliana Spiegel | Program Manager, CSI MASH & NEMV Programs, PG&E – Confirmed

Emily Felt | Policy Director, Duke Energy – Confirmed

Erika Myers | Director, Research, SEPA – Confirmed

Ervan Hancock | Manager, Renewable Implementation, Georgia Power – Confirmed

Galen Barbose | Research Scientist, LBNL – Confirmed

Gary Barsley | Manager, Emerging Technologies Program, Southern California Edison – Confirmed

James Charboneau | Manager, Technology & Innovation, Entergy Corporation – Confirmed

Jan Ahlen | Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist, NRECA – Confirmed

Jared Schoch | Principal & Founder, TurningPoint Energy – Confirmed

Jen Szaro | Senior Director, Programs, SEPA – Confirmed

Jill Anderson | Chief Commercial Officer, Energy Solutions, NYPA – Confirmed

John DeAngelis | Energy Program Manager, SteelCase – Confirmed

John Hargrove | President & CEO, Association of Energy Service Professionals – Confirmed

John Sterling | Senior Director, Advisory Services, SEPA – Confirmed

Julia Hamm | President & CEO, SEPA – Confirmed

Karen Butterfield | Chief Commercial Officer, STEM – Confirmed

Kent Walter | Manager, Customer Technology Product Development, Arizona Public Service – Confirmed

Kristen Ardani | Solar Technology Markets and Policy Analyst, NREL – Confirmed

Laree St. Onge | Public Affairs & Sustainable Energy Programs, Trico Electric Cooperative – Confirmed

Larsh Johnson | CTO, STEM – Confirmed

Lori Singleton | Director, Emerging Customer Programs – Solar, Sustainability and Telecom, Salt River Project – Confirmed

Mark Bolinger  | Research Scientist, LBNL – Confirmed

Michael Bolen | Sr. Technical Leader, EPRI – Confirmed

Michael Coddington | Principal Engineer, NREL – Confirmed

Michael O’Boyle  | Policy Analyst, Energy Innovation – Confirmed

Michael Wheeler | VP, Policy Initiatives, Recurrent – Confirmed

Mike Bull | Director of Policy, MNCEE (Center for Energy & Environment) – Confirmed

Mike Champley | Former Commissioner, Kahakuloa Energy Advisors – Confirmed

Mike Taylor | Principal of Knowledge, SEPA – Confirmed

Nadav Enbar | Principal Project Manager, EPRI – Confirmed

Obadiah Bartholomy | Supervisor, Customer Technology Strategy, Sacramento Municipal Utility District – Confirmed

Paul Lau | Chief Grid Strategy & Operations Officer, SMUD – Confirmed

Paul Zummo | Manager of Policy Research & Analysis, APPA – Confirmed

Rose McKinney-James | Managing Principal, McKinney-James & Associates – Confirmed

Russell LaPlante | VP, Business Development, TradeWind Energy – Confirmed

Ryan Edge | Program Manager, SEPA – Confirmed

Shayle Kann | SVP, GTM – Confirmed

Suzanne Shelton | CEO, Shelton Group – Confirmed

Tanuj Deora | CSO, SEPA – Confirmed

Taylor Gunn | Lead Economist, CoBank – Confirmed

Todd Horsman | Senior Director, Strategy & Product Development, CPS Energy – Confirmed

Vazken Kassakhian | Analyst, Research, SEPA – Confirmed