EV Charging Infrastructure

EV Charging Infrastructure

March 6-7, 2024 | Online :: Central Time

“This course can provide helpful and useful information, updated to the moment we live in electric mobility.” Research, Instituto de Tecnologia para o Desenvolvimento

“Excellent discussion about pioneer programs and actions implemented to drive the electrification into our societies.” Researcher, LACTEC

“Very knowledgeable speakers with real world experience.” Transportation Supervisor, PPL Electric Utilities

Developing a national charging network that can support 30-42 million plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) by 2030 is at the forefront of the energy industry. To reach these goals utilities will have to successfully work with private companies and government agencies to deliver the needed charging stations for this energy transformation.

EV Charging Infrastructure is the symposium for leaders to discuss the best ways to reach electric vehicle charger roll-out goals. The virtual event provides case studies and best practices of how utilities successfully work with partners. It will address business and operational strategies, including:

  • Charger network growth data and strategies
  • Partnering in the EV Charger ecosystem
  • Regional differences of networks
  • EV charger sales programs
  • Latest charger innovation

Register now to connect with utility leaders and stakeholders who are driving the rapidly changing EV landscape.

Learning Outcomes

  • Review federal initiatives to expand EV charging networks nationwide
  • Assess the EV market and charging infrastructure development landscape and current build-out trends
  • Discuss the impacts of EV charging on the electric grid and energy management solutions
  • Review utility programming, including:
    • Load forecasting
    • Time-of-use and rate design
  • Evaluate an extensive research study and modeling exercise to understand how utility rate tariffs – and demand charges in particular – impact the economic feasibility of direct-current fast chargers (DCFCs)
  • Assess charging infrastructure hardware & software
  • Discuss the latest on public fast-charging infrastructure deployment
  • Evaluate the latest technologies such as wireless charging and V2G applications
  • Detail how to evaluate service providers and identify their core use cases
  • Discuss the challenges of implementing load management for fleets
  • Explore best practices for business development and project management

Agenda

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Log In and Welcome

12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
Lunch Break

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Conference Day 1 Timing

 

9:00 – 9:15 a.m. :: Welcome Message

9:15 – 10:15 a.m. :: Opening Market Overview – Building the National Charging Network

The NREL 2030 National Charging Network reports the latest data and what it means for utilities and the industry. Highlights will include:

  • Convenient and affordable charging at/near home is core to the ecosystem but must be complemented by reliable public fast charging.
  • Fast charging serves multiple use cases, and technology is evolving rapidly.
  • The size and composition of the 2030 national public charging network will ultimately depend on evolving consumer behavior and will vary by community.
  • Continued investments in U.S. charging infrastructure are necessary.
  • Existing announcements put the United States on a path to meet 2030 investment needs.

Eric Wood, Research Engineer, Center for Integrated Mobility Science, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

10:15 – 11:00 a.m. :: The Value of Partnerships for EV Charging Buildout

Partnerships between utilities, private sector companies, and government are meeting the charger network demand through negotiation and teamwork. Dominion has worked with all of these throughout its territory to meet the demand. This session will share some of their strategies, including:

  • The utility as a Trusted Charging Infrastructure Advisor
  • How companies can grow their electrification ambition through incentive programs for make-ready
  • How can utilities create a more turnkey approach to ramp up charging infrastructure installations

Kris Russell, Program Manager Electrification, Dominion Energy

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.  Morning Break

11:15 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m. :: Funding Strategies for EV Charger Rollout

  • This session will look at how Ameren Missouri is helping to accelerate EV adoption throughout the service area: Planning to build an EV charger incentive program – Ameren’s Charge Ahead Incentive Program allows business customers to save up to 50 percent on charging station project costs
  • EV Education and awareness across regions
  • Community and dealership engagement

Sacoyya Davis, Program Supervisor Efficient Electrification, Ameren

Becky Whitman, Business Development Manager EVs, Ameren

12:00 – 12:45 p.m. :: Lunch Break

12:45 – 1:30 p.m. :: Challenges & Possible Mitigation for Further Adoption of EVs

This presentation will look at how PSE&G is managing charger rollout within its territory to support the electrification goals within the NJ Energy Master Plan. It will identify challenges faced and opportunities to grow its operation in the future.

  • How does PSEG set processes to improve roll out?
  • What are the latest technological advances that can help manage infrastructure builds?
  • How do utilities prepare for risks that will arise?

Ahmed Mousa, Manager Utility of the Future Electric & Gas Asset Strategy, PSEG

Jonce Dimoski, Program Manager Electric Vehicles, PSEG

1:30 – 2:15 p.m. :: Differences Across Regional EV Charging Operations

With operations in California and the Midwest, Liberty Utilities is looking at different approaches to its operation. Planning resources, funding projects and working with customers all come into play wherever the installation is. This presentation will discuss:

  • Developing best practices that can be used across diverse markets
  • Setting expectations for EV charger rollout
  • What is the best situation for building a network

Robin McAlester, Senior Manager, Transportation Electrification, Liberty Utilities

2:15 – 3:00 p.m. :: Building Medium- and Heavy-Duty EV Charging Networks

California recently passed Zero Emission rules that require all Medium- and Heavy-Duty vehicles sold to be zero emission by the end of 2035, with a phase-in starting in 2024 and ramping in at 5% per year.  This regulation has prioritized power infrastructure planning with state utilities to serve commercial fleet customers with a reliable network that will serve the medium- and heavy-duty trucking industry. How these networks are prioritized and planned for will impact the Grid and define standards for other states to deliver EV transportation. This presentation will discuss:

  • Scale and scope of developments across commercial fleet markets
  • Utility service challenges and opportunities
  • Distribution and transmission planning impacts
  • Regulatory hurdles and solutions

Jason Berry, director of Energy and Utilities, TeraWatt Infrastructure

3:00 – 3:15 p.m. :: Afternoon Break

3:15 – 4:00 p.m. :: Customer Engagement for the Commercial and Consumer Charger Rollout

SDGE has been leading the EV charger rollout on the commercial and consumer channels. Get an overview of lessons of the past years and what is planned for the market. At the forefront is customer engagement, which can build trust and opportunities for utilities.

  • Building customer bases through efficient EV charger rollout
  • Forecasting and adjusting infrastructure plans
  • Case studies of programs that work best

Natasha Contreras, Clean Transportation Customer Engagement Manager, SDGE

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. :: Discussion Panel/Roundtable: EV Charging Cooperation

Join speakers and attendees as we share the opportunities and challenges for the industry. Using questions and surveys, we will have an interactive session to bring all the experience of the conference together to learn from each other.

Stacy Noblet, VP Transportation Electrification, ICF

John Nelson, Senior Project Manager, Southern California Edison

Tiana Smith, Head of Electrification, Green Mountain Power

 

Thursday, March 7, 2024 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Log In

9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Conference Day 2 Timing

 

9:00 – 9:45 a.m. :: The National EV Charger Rollout – Best Practices

This session details best practices, support resources, and funding to meet the growing demand of the public and fleet operations, per recommendations by the Joint Office of Energy & Transportation.

  • Utility engagement/coordination, workforce development and equity highlights from the NEVI state plans
  • Overview of tools and resources that support EVSE deployments

Sejal Shah, Senior Advisor Utility Programs and Policy, Joint Office of Energy & Transportation

9:45 – 10:30 a.m. :: Xcel Energy: Building a Network Across States 

Xcel Energy is delivering a charger network across multiple states with various EV goals. Learn how they have planned, adjusted, then rolled out their infrastructure using tools that make them successful. Key topics covered include:

  • How regulations are guiding policy for utilities
  • Drafting and adjusting TEP plans for EV infrastructure goals
  • The differences across states
  • Working with the private sector and government agencies

Monica Rosenbluth, Clean Transportation Team, Xcel Energy

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. :: Morning Break

10:45 – 11:30 a.m. :: Private Networks Working with Utilities 

ChargePoint has developed best practices to effectively roll out its large EV network. Utilities have been key partners to make this buildout work for the EV community.  What’s working and what can be improved in these relationships? Discussion will focus on:

  • Case studies of infrastructure build outs with government and utility companies
  • Where can more speed with projects be found working together?
  • What does the future hold for the market?

Justin Wilson, Sr. Director Utility Partnerships and Regulatory Affairs, ChargePoint

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. :: Expanding EVs & Charging to Cut Carbon and Costs, While Strengthening the Grid

Hear how Green Mountain Power offers incentives to expand installation of charging stations, electric rates to encourage EV adoption and the deployment of more fast charging, and managed charging programs that connect customers to EV rates to cut carbon and costs and strengthen the grid in Vermont.

  • Innovative Pilots that drive EV charging installation and EV adoption
  • Plans for bi-directional charging to support the grid and lower costs for all customers
  • Rate plans that encourage charger infrastructure development
  • EVs as energy storage, V2X

Tiana Smith, Head of Electrification, Green Mountain Power

12:15 p.m. :: Conference Adjourns

Speakers

Jason Berry, Director of Energy and Utilities, TeraWatt Infrastructure

Natasha Contreras, Clean Transportation Customer Engagement Manager, SDGE

Sacoyya Davis, Program Supervisor Efficient Electrification, Ameren

Jonce Dimoski, Program Manager Electric Vehicles, PSEG

Robin McAlester, Senior Manager, Transportation Electrification, Liberty Utilities

Ahmed Mousa, Manager Utility of the Future Electric & Gas Asset Strategy, PSEG

John Nelson, Senior Project Manager, Southern California Edison

Stacy Noblet, VP Transportation Electrification, ICF

Monica Rosenbluth, Clean Transportation Team, Xcel Energy

Kris Russell, Program Manager Electrification, Dominion Energy

Sejal Shah, Senior Advisor Utility Programs and Policy, Joint Office of Energy & Transportation

Tiana Smith, Head of Electrification, Green Mountain Power

Justin Wilson, Sr. Director Utility Partnerships and Regulatory Affairs, ChargePoint

Becky Whitman, Business Development Manager EVs, Ameren

Eric Wood, Research Engineer, Center for Integrated Mobility Science, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Online Delivery

We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.

  • Microsoft recommends downloading and installing the Teams app if possible. You may also use the Edge browser or Chrome.
  • You will receive a separate email with a unique link to a personalized landing page which will include links to join all sessions of this event.
  • If you are using a microphone, please ensure that it is muted until such time as you need to ask a question.
  • The remote meeting connection will be open approximately 30 minutes before the start of the course. We encourage you to connect as early as possible in case you experience any unforeseen problems.

Register

Please Note: Confirmed speakers do not need to register and are encouraged to participate in all sessions of the event. If you are a speaker and have any questions please contact our offices at 1.303.770.8800

Please Note: This event is being conducted entirely online. All attendees will connect and attend from their computer, one connection per purchase. For details please see our FAQ

If you are unable to attend at the scheduled date and time, we make recordings available to all attendees for 7 days after the event

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EV Charging Infrastructure

March 6-7, 2024 | Online
Individual attendee(s) - $ 1195.00 each

Volume pricing also available

Individual attendee tickets can be mixed with ticket packs for complete flexibility

Pack of 5 attendees - $ 4,780.00 (20% discount)
Pack of 10 attendees - $ 8,365.00 (30% discount)
Pack of 20 attendees - $ 14,340.00 (40% discount)

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Pack of 10 attendees - $ 6,265.00 (30% discount)
Pack of 20 attendees - $ 10,740.00 (40% discount)

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the event. Cancellations must be received on or before February 02, 2024 in order to be refunded and will be subject to a US $195.00 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be made after this date. Cancellations received after this date will create a credit of the tuition (less processing fee) good toward any other EUCI event. This credit will be good for six months from the cancellation date. In the event of non-attendance, all registration fees will be forfeited. In case of conference cancellation, EUCIs liability is limited to refund of the event registration fee only. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints and refunds, please contact our offices at 303-770-8800

CEUs

Requirements for Successful Completion of Program

Participants must sign in/out each day and be in attendance for the entirety of the course to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Instructional Methods

Case Studies, Panel Discussions and PowerPoint presentations will be used in the program.

Credits

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EUCI is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes quality of continuing education and training.

EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 1.0 CEUs for this event.

Requirements for Successful Completion of Program

Participants must sign in and be in attendance for the entirety of the course to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Instructional Methods

Case studies, panel discussions and PowerPoint presentations will be used in the program.


Upon successful completion of this event, program participants interested in receiving CPE credits will receive a certificate of completion.

Conference CPE Credits: 11.5
There is no prerequisite for this Conference.
Program field of study: Specialized Knowledge
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
Advanced Preparation: None

CpeEUCI is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org

 

Who Should Attend

 Utility, fleet & site/facilities representatives responsible for:

  • EV Programming
  • Transportation Electrification
  • eMobility
  • Climate & Sustainability
  • Emerging Technologies/Energy Innovation
  • Fleets