NAESCO Technology and Financing Workshop

June 12-13, 2018
Hilton Milwaukee City Center, Milwaukee, WI

Agenda

Tuesday 12 June 2018
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

NAESCO Member Networking Event

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Wednesday 13 June 2018
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Affiliate Advisory Committee Meeting

7:45 AM - 8:15 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
Presenter

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Presenter
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

PLENARY SESSION: EXPANDING THE VALUE OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
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Moderator

The 21st Century Utility

Presenter
  • Adam Cooper, Senior Director of Research and Strategy, Institute for Electric Innovation
Moderator
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
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Moderator

A Regional Report on Public Sector Energy Efficiency Initiatives

Presenters
Moderator
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Break

10:15 AM - 3:00 PM

TRACK ONE: TECHNOLOGY AS A DIFFERENTIATOR

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
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Moderator

The New Economics of Combined Renewable and Storage Offerings

Presenters
  • Marissa Gillett, Vice President, External Relations, Energy Storage Association
  • Nick Laws, Engineer - Energy Systems Modeling, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Moderator
  • Rick Rodriguez, Senior Director, Building Performance & Sustainability, Siemens Industry, Inc.
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
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Moderator

Net Zero Buildings: Innovative Technologies Lead the Way

Presenters
  • Cara Carmichael, Manager, Rocky Mountain Institute
  • Chris Wheeler, Director of Sales and Business Development, Powersmiths International Corp.
Moderator
  • Michael Perna, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, ConEdison Clean Energy Businesses
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
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Moderator

Smart Cities: New Ideas for Building a Connected Infrastructure

Presenters
  • Yang Tao, Assistant City Traffic Engineer, City of Madison
  • Steve Truebner, Public Sector Solutions Manager - Midwest Region, Philips Lighting
Moderator
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Networking Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Presenters
Moderator

Targeting Data Analytics through IoT to Customer Needs and Preferences

Presenters
  • Anno Scholten, CEO and Founder, Connexx Energy, Inc.
  • Steve Evans, Director of Master Technology Integration, Intelligent Buildings, LLC
Moderator
  • Dave Birr, President, Synchronous Energy Solutions
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
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Engineering a Project Blend of Energy and Water Efficiency

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10:15 AM - 3:00 PM

TRACK TWO: CHALLENGES IN FINANCING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RESILIENCY

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
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Moderator

Impact of Tax Reform Law and Accounting Changes on Availability and Pricing of Project Financing

Presenters
  • Peter Flynn, Executive Vice President, Bostonia
  • Charles Zitnik, Senior Vice President, Public Finance Banker, D.A. Davidson
Moderator
  • Ted Edgar, Director of Finance, Energy Systems Group
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
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Moderator

Broadening the Range of Financing Vehicles beyond ESPC

Presenters
  • Aaron McCrady, Manager, Private Investment Team, Hannon Armstrong
  • Frank Starr, Business Development Director, Energy Systems Group
Moderator
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
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Moderator

How Financing Resiliency Initiatives May Differ from Financing Energy Efficiency

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Moderator
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Networking Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
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Moderator

Is the PACE Market ESCO Ready?

Presenters
  • Rachel Davis, Vice President, PACE Originations, Petros PACE Finance, LLC
  • Jason Stringer, Senior Manager of Clean Energy Finance, Wisconsin Energy Conservation Corporation
Moderator
  • Amanda Samai, Managing Director, Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Real Estate
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
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Moderator

Expanding ESCO Offerings through the "As-a-Service" Economy

Presenters
  • William Tokash, Senior Research Analyst, Navigant Research
  • Doug Golden, Director of C&I Business Development, Eco Engineering, Inc.
Moderator
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

PLENARY SESSION

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

The Customer Experience with Innovative Technologies

3:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Adjourn

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