Webinar Non-Wires Alternatives: Insights from the Nation’s Leading NWA Projects December 6, 2018 11:00 AM PST/ 2:00 PM EST 60 minutes Register for Webinar See the Reason for the Buzz Around Non-Wires-Alternatives Join SEPA and PLMA in this webinar to understand the basics and push for non-wires-alternatives projects based on stories real practitioners. Hear directly from the SEPA-PLMA project team and key NWA project representatives about results from the industry-wide call for NWA project case studies including compelling lessons learned, and challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. You’ll get the breakdown of what we learned from 10 leading NWA projects representing different project sizes, geographies, and grid challenges. The full report detailing selected NWA case studies was funded by E4TheFuture, and is available for free to download. Information Regarding this Webinar: Please note, this webinar is being done in partnership with E4TheFuture and Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA). By registering for this webinar you are consenting to share your contact details (name, title, company and email) with E4TheFuture and PLMA. If you have any questions or if you would like to cancel your registration for this webinar, please contact: Erika Tomatore at [email protected]. Webinar Partners Share Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on LinkedIn About the Speakers Brenda Chew Director, Research and Industry Strategy, SEPA Brenda is a Director at SEPA and has focused much of her time investigating the proliferation and integration of resources along the grid. She covers a range of topics including integrated distribution planning, non-wires alternatives, and demand flexibility. Prior to joining SEPA, Brenda worked as a consultant on Utility of the Future and grid modernization efforts. She holds a master’s degree in sustainable development from the University of St. Andrews, and a bachelor’s degree in economics and environmental studies from Emory University. Follow Brenda LinkedIn Tiger Adolf Member Services Director, Peak Load Management Alliance Tiger Adolf is Member Services Director for the Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA) and provides organizational support for the Utility Load Management Exchange (ULME). She supports PLMA’s strong communication and educational services for PLMA members Interest Groups, training, webinars, workshops, and conferences for PLMA and with member-hosted stand-alone courses and allied organization events. Tiger previously served as the Director of Program Design and Market Development at Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI), and ANSI accredited standards and professional certification organization. Before joining BPI, Tiger was the Executive Director of a the Wyoming Energy Council, a nonprofit low-income weatherization provider, and Home Performance with ENERGY STAR sponsor organization. A recovering attorney, Tiger retired from the Wyoming Bar in 2013. Steve Cowell President, E4TheFuture Steve Cowell is president of E4TheFuture, dedicated to achieving a strong and prosperous U.S. clean energy economy. Cowell is a rare entrepreneur whose service ethic is woven into a core focus on the public good. He founded and has directed numerous energy efficiency and renewable energy organizations, including Conservation Services Group (CSG) in 1984. He was the organization’s chairman and CEO until the 2015 sale of its assets. Under Cowell’s leadership, CSG designed and implemented conservation and renewable energy programs for utilities, state agencies, and other entities nationwide ultimately providing services to more than 3.2 million businesses and households. Cowell successfully advocated for energy efficiency as a least-cost power supply option. He helped to create and build the residential energy efficiency industry through sound public policy, legislation, and establishment of trade ally networks as well as delivery of cost-effective programs. Cowell is a graduate of Brown University and has been honored with major industry awards. Mark Sclafani Senior Program Coordinator - Demand Response, Central Hudson Gas & Electric Mark Sclafani is the Senior Program Coordinator of Demand Response at Central Hudson. Mark is responsible to oversee the company’s demand response portfolio, non-wires alternatives projects, and development of benefit-cost analyses for DSM programs. Before this role, Mark spent several years designing, implementing, & evaluating Central Hudson’s Energy Efficiency Programs, while working collaboratively with regulatory staff on policy related aspects. Mark also acted as an Associate District Director of Business Development, focusing on project management and key account relations. Mark has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of New York at Binghamton. Sarah Arison Project Manager | SOA Non Wires, BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION Sarah has worked for Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) for 25+ years. She is currently a Non-Wires Project Manager in Transmission Inventory Availability, Transmission Services. Sarah received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from the University of Portland in 1996 and a Graduate degree in Applied Energy Economics from Portland State University in 2002. Sarah has held several jobs at BPA spanning from market research, power/transmission rate development, to working through policy and procurement issues to accelerate non-wires integration at BPA.