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Below is the agenda for the Energy Storage Association Policy Forum. Please click on the session title for more details on the session and its speakers.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

8:00AM - 9:00AM

  • Networking Breakfast

     
    Networking Breakfast
    Date & Time:
    February 13, 2019 - 8:00AM
    Before the programming kicks-off, join your fellow attendees – policymakers, regulators, industry insiders, and thought leaders – for breakfast on us.

9:00AM - 9:15AM

  • Welcoming Address

     
    Welcoming Address
    Date & Time:
    February 13, 2019 - 9:00AM
    We open the morning reviewing the highlights from the past year, as well as what the industry has learned as we look to the 2019 agenda.
    Speakers:
    Kelly Speakes-Backman, Chief Executive Officer , Energy Storage Association

9:15AM - 9:30AM

  • Federal Keynote: The Role of Energy Storage in U.S. Infrastructure Policy

     
    Federal Keynote: The Role of Energy Storage in U.S. Infrastructure Policy
    Date & Time:
    February 13, 2019 - 9:15AM
    Cost-effective deployment of energy storage results in a better world through a more resilient, efficient, sustainable, and affordable electricity grid, so, is storage also the cornerstone to a comprehensive infrastructure package at the federal level?

9:30AM - 10:00AM

  • State Keynote

     
    State Keynote
    Date & Time:
    February 13, 2019 - 9:30AM
    States across the country are adopting policies that recognize energy storage as part of a more resilient, efficient, sustainable, and affordable electricity grid.

10:00AM - 10:30AM

  • Networking Break

     
    Networking Break
    Date & Time:
    February 13, 2019 - 10:00AM
    Grab some coffee and network with other leaders in energy storage.

10:30AM - 11:30AM

  • State Policy Panel: One Size Doesn’t Fit All for State Storage Action

     
    State Policy Panel: One Size Doesn’t Fit All for State Storage Action
    Date & Time:
    February 13, 2019 - 10:30AM
    Join ESA’s state policy director as we tease out the drivers and nuances of different state energy storage incentives, targets, goals, and procurement directives.
    Speakers:
    Nitzan Goldberger, State Policy Director, Energy Storage Association
    Ann Rendahl, Commissioner, Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission
    Sally A. Talberg, Chairman, Michigan Public Service Commission
    John B. Rhodes, Chair, New York Public Service Commission

11:30AM - 11:30AM

12:00PM - 1:00PM

  • Oxford Debate: What Approach is More Effective in Incentivizing Storage Deployment?

     
    Oxford Debate: What Approach is More Effective in Incentivizing Storage Deployment?
    Date & Time:
    February 13, 2019 - 12:00PM
    How can we best incentivize storage deployment? Should the focus be on wholesale markets, state programs, or utility planning?
    Speakers:
    Sara Baldwin, Vice President, Regulatory, Interstate Renewable Energy Council
    Peter D. Fuller, Founder and Principal, Autumn Lane Energy Consulting
    Gavin Bade, Senior Reporter, Utility Dive

1:00PM - 2:00PM

  • Wholesale Markets Panel: Order 841 and the Updated Energy Storage Landscape

     
    Wholesale Markets Panel: Order 841 and the Updated Energy Storage Landscape
    Date & Time:
    February 13, 2019 - 1:00PM
    This panel will unpack next steps on Order 841 implementation and timeline, along with offering insights into what each regional grid operator thinks is the next step to unlocking the full potential of energy storage in their respective grids.
    Speakers:
    Jason Burwen, Vice President of Policy, Energy Storage Association
    Andrew Levitt, Senior Business Solution Architect, PJM Interconnection
    Christopher Parent, Director, Market Development, ISO New England

2:00PM - 2:30PM

  • FERC Keynote: Energy Storage – A Win for Consumers and Industry

     
    FERC Keynote: Energy Storage – A Win for Consumers and Industry
    Date & Time:
    February 13, 2019 - 2:00PM
    In this keynote address, Chairman Chatterjee will reflect on the past year’s events and his perspective on the future of energy storage in wholesale markets.
    Speakers:
    Chairman Neil Chatterjee, Chairman, FERC

2:30PM - 2:55PM

  • Advocacy Discussion: Insider Look at ESA Policy Working Groups

     
    Advocacy Discussion: Insider Look at ESA Policy Working Groups
    Date & Time:
    February 13, 2019 - 2:30PM
    Join ESA’s Vice President of Policy as he shares progress made by the 2018 Working Groups and previews the topics for 2019.
    Speakers:
    Jason Burwen, Vice President of Policy, Energy Storage Association

2:55PM - 3:00PM

  • Closing Remarks

     
    Closing Remarks
    Date & Time:
    February 13, 2019 - 2:55PM
    ESA’s CEO Kelly Speakes-Backman will close out the busy day of discussions, offering her reflections on the 2019 Energy Storage Policy Forum and parting thoughts for industry members and power sector stakeholders.
    Speakers:
    Kelly Speakes-Backman, Chief Executive Officer , Energy Storage Association

3:00PM - 5:00PM

  • Networking Reception

     
    Networking Reception
    Date & Time:
    February 13, 2019 - 3:00PM
    All attendees are encouraged to join us for a reception following the formal programming, where you can connect with other industry insiders and reflect on the day’s events.