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GridFWD Virtual Summit
Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT
Category: Ally-produced Event

 GridFWD Summit


GridFWD Virtual Summit

November 16, 2021 | 9:00AM - 1:00PM PST

Join the GridFWD Virtual Summit to hear from industry experts on grid modernization, resiliency, analytics. The gathering will feature updates at the federal level about significant legislation and administration priorities as well as at the regional level with on-the-ground updates from key modernization efforts.
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Agenda below:

9:00 am - Welcome/Overview of Federal Legislation Impacting the Grid

9:30 am - Transformation to an Integrated Grid (Group Discussion)

Kavya Balaraman, Reporter, Utility Dive
Emeka Anyanwu, Energy Innovation & Resources Officer, Seattle City Light
Larry Bekkedahl, Sr. VP Advanced Energy Delivery, Portland General Electric

10:00 am - Importance of Public-Private Partnerships to Accelerate Innovation at Speed and Scale (Group Discussion)

Doug Arent, Executive Director Strategic Partnerships, NREL
Scott Harden, CTO Energy, Microsoft
Danielle Merfeld, CTO, GE Renewable Energy

10:30 am - Energy in Motion in Europe: Markets, Transition, & Recovery (Live Podcast)

Bryce Yonker, Executive Director, Grid Forward
Gerard Reid, Redefining Energy Podcast and Alexa Capital
Laurent Segalen, Redefining Energy Podcast and Megawatt-X

11:00 AM - Supply Chain Challenges and Impacts on the Grid and Renewable Energy Markets (Presentation)

Scott Roesle, AVP Procurement Operations Power, Black & Veatch
Kelli Thompson, Sr Procurement Operations Manager Renewable Energy, Black & Veatch

11:30 AM - Federal Legislation Moves and Impact of the Tax Incentive Package (Remarks and in-discussion)

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, Chair of the Senate Finance Committee
Pat Reiten. Sr VP Public Policy, Berkshire Hathaway Energy

12:00 PM - DOE is Serious About Advancing the Grid (Remarks and in-discussion)

U.S. Dept. of Energy Deputy Secretary David Turk

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Contact: Bryce Yonker, [email protected]