Webinar Salt River Project and Xcel Energy Teach You How to Navigate BTM Storage November 15, 2018 11:00 AM PST/ 2:00 PM EST 60 minutes Register for Webinar A New Battery Behind Every Door With the dizzying pace that energy storage is evolving, utilities must find smart strategies to adapt to new batteries being added to the grid. Hear lessons learned from our panel of experts about how to simplify and streamline the process for behind-the-meter battery interconnection. SEPA, Salt River Project, and Xcel Energy will explore some of the challenges and opportunities when looking at behind-the-meter battery storage and what’s driving early interest from the market. You’ll learn: What’s driving early stage BTM deployments Lessons learned from other utilities on what adjustments or changes were necessary in their interconnection standards to address the growing prevalence of behind the meter residential energy storage Challenges and best practices on utility coordination with local Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) on permitting and inspection of BTM residential energy storage installations. 2018 Webinar Sponsors Share Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on LinkedIn About the Speakers Chris Schroeder Vice President, Strategic Solutions Chris joined SEPA in 2017. He is responsible for helping SEPA members define a variety of programs, strategies, and solutions for distributed energy resources supporting the advancement of clean energy and modernized grid. Chris has over 20 years of management consulting experience across electric utility and renewable energy industries. Chris has also provided strategic consulting services for state regulatory proceedings, complex stakeholder facilitation services, utility tariff review and energy storage initiatives for utilities throughout North America. Chris has a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematics from Willamette University and a Master of Science in Building Systems Engineering from the University of Colorado. Follow Chris LinkedIn Dominick Daidone Senior Sustainability Program Strategist, Distributed Energy Programs, Salt River Project Dominick has been with SRP for over 12 years, and has a background in metering and energy efficiency. He currently works in SRPs Distributed Energy Programs as a Senior Sustainability Program Strategist. He has spent the past 7 years in the area of renewables and has worked in multiple capacities to improve the interconnection process. Most recently, he served as a project lead on a cross-function team including representatives from Standards, Metering, Design, and Billing. This team was put together to evaluate the need for changes to the interconnection process. Eric Van Orden Strategic Segment - Team Lead, Renewables & Choice Programs, Xcel Energy Eric Van Orden is a Strategic Segment -Team Lead in the Customer Solutions department at Xcel Energy. He currently oversees the Colorado portfolio of solar programs and battery interconnection, along with coordinating company-wide electric vehicle education and outreach initiatives. Before joining Xcel Energy in 2013, Eric held various management roles at Energy Efficiency Business Coalition, SolarCity, and GridPoint. He is an advisor for Xcel Energy’s Renewable Energy Trust, serves on the board for directors for the WOW! Children’s Museum in Lafayette, and is a FAA-certified private pilot. Eric earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Massachusetts and a Master’s of Science in Global Energy Management from the University of Colorado.