Key Elements and Challenges to A Decarbonized Power Grid

October 29-30, 2020


AGENDA

Thursday, October 29, 2020 Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. :: Log In

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. :: Course Timing

12:30 – 1:15 p.m. :: Lunch Break


How Competitive Markets Work


Electricity Generation Assets


An Evolving Asset Mix: A Focus on Carbon


Electrons Are Bits and Bytes: Why Data Is Critical to the Transformation


Friday, October 30, 2020 Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. :: Log In

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. :: Course Timing


Challenges and Opportunities Related to Integration of Clean Technologies


Decentralization: The Emergence of the Grid Edge


INSTRUCTOR

Peter Kelly-Detwiler, Principal, NorthBridge Energy Partners

Peter Kelly-Detwiler currently advises technology companies and customers concerning the integration of energy-consuming and producing assets into the power grid. He has 27 years of experience in the electric energy industry, with 15 years as an executive in competitive retail markets since their inception in 1997. He served in various functions within the industry, including Director of Customer Care (East Coast) for NewEnergy Ventures. Prior to NorthBridge, he was Sr. Vice President of Constellation Energy’s Load Response group. In this function, he created this unit and oversaw its growth to become a business with approximately $80 million in revenue, capable of dispatching 1700 MW of customer load.

Mr. Kelly-Detwiler lectures frequently, has appeared on public television, and is also a frequent contributor on energy-related issues (over 240 posts) to Forbes.com. In this latter capacity, he has written on topics related to wind, storage, electric vehicles, shale gas, LEDs and numerous other issues. He has interviewed executives from dozens of companies and helped to provide context and meaning in the discussion of new technologies and market developments. As a consultant, he has provided strategic support to Fortune 100 companies, such as Nike and GE, and advised leading companies and start-ups in the renewable energy space.


ONLINE DELIVERY

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