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Full Schedule

  • Thursday, August 19, 2021
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT
    SMEs Driving Innovation in Energy and Water - Connecting North America and Europe
  • Monday, September 20, 2021
  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    101: U.S. Energy Storage Market Opportunities in 2021 and Beyond – A Practical Guide to Understand & Leverage the Full Potential
  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    Introduction to DER
  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    Introduction to Microgrid Modeling and Analysis
  • 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM CDT
    Energy Storage, PV and the NEC (Additional Ticket Required)
  • 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM CDT
    Field Applications of PV Operations and Maintenance (Additional Ticket Required)
  • 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM CDT
    PV + ESS: Designing and Installing Residential Solar and Storage Systems (Additional Ticket Required)
  • 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM CDT
    201 – Advanced Topics in Energy Storage: Innovative Business Models, Technological Breakthroughs and System Intelligence
  • 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM CDT
    Introduction to Green Hydrogen
  • 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM CDT
    Microgrid Use Cases - Commercial, Residential, EV Infrastructure, Military, Information and Communication Technology (Data Center, Cable, Telephony), Indoor Agriculture, Neighborhood/Community
  • 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
    Welcome Reception (Additional Ticket Required)
  • Tuesday, September 21, 2021
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CDT
    Climate Change, Weather and Force Majeure Events: Designing Solar Plants for Extreme Weather
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CDT
    Corporations Leading the Charge: How Tech Giants are Meeting 100% and 24/7 Clean Goals
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CDT
    Diversity, Equity, Training & Scale: Building the Clean Energy Workforce
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CDT
    The Evolving Needs for Bulk Connected DER
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CDT
    Unboxing Decarbonization Models: What's in the Toolkit?
  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM CDT
    Battery Energy Storage: The Pros and Cons of Utility Ownership vs. Third Party Ownership
  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM CDT
    Smart Energy Marketplace Opening Live Microgrid "Unplugging" Ceremony
  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM CDT
    Utilities & Providers Working to Support EV Owners
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
    I-V Curves and Diodes Demystified
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
    Solar Market Insight Report
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
    Neighborhood & Community Microgrids
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
    Riding the Wave, What's Next for Electric Charging Providers
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    Financing the Future: How ESG, VC, and Regulation will Shape a Clean and Modern Grid
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    How Do We Get There? Aligning Clean Energy Goals with Effective Transmission, Distribution & Interconnection Planning
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    Market Structures and Policy Design Implications for DER Aggregation Implementation
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    Securing the Grid: Protecting our Energy Access
  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM CDT
    2020 NEC® Changes Affecting PV and Energy Storage Systems
  • 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM CDT
    How All of the Many Changes to Codes and Standards are Impacting the Energy Storage Industry
  • 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM CDT
    Modeling, Digital Twins, Monitoring Grids/Microgrids
  • 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM CDT
    Solar Storage and EV's are Now an Item
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM CDT
    Emerging Opportunities for Adding New Public EV Infrastructure
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM CDT
    Engaging All Customers In Clean Energy Transitions
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM CDT
    SEPA Microgrid Design Framework Presentation
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM CDT
    The Changing Landscape for EPCs Working with Energy Storage: Trends and Risks
  • 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM CDT
    HOLD FOR TBD QUICKTALK
  • 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM CDT
    QuickTalk: Expanding Energy Equity Through Building Electrification
  • 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM CDT
    QuickTalk: Just The Facts: Cybersecurity Threats, Battery Storage, and Securing the Power Grid
  • 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM CDT
    QuickTalk: Microgrid Financing: Customer Demand, Reliability, and Other Market Factors
  • 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM CDT
    QuickTalk: Solar Power in Your Community Guidebook
  • 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM CDT
    SEIA’s Solar+ Decade Roadmap
  • 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM CDT
    When Batteries Are NOT the Solution
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM CDT
    PV Installation Best Practices
  • 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM CDT
    QuickTalk: Deploying Utility-grade Rooftop PV at the Commercial Scale
  • 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM CDT
    QuickTalk: Equity & Energy Shut Offs
  • 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM CDT
    QuickTalk: Investing in Underserved Communities with Corporate Solar Procurement
  • 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM CDT
    QuickTalk: Resiliency and Building Back Stronger with Distributed Energy
  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM CDT
    Remote Sales vs. Selling Online: Why There’s A Big Difference
  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM CDT
    Upgrade Your Analog Power Plant Controls to the 21st Century
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM CDT
    Tools and Techniques for Commissioning and Maintenance of PV Systems
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM CDT
    No Silver Bullets: Lessons Learned for Financing C&I Projects
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM CDT
    Show Me the Money: Policy and Pricing in Wholesale Markets
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM CDT
    The Carbon-Free Moonshot
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM CDT
    The Role of DERs in EV Fleet Charging
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM CDT
    The True Cost of Solar O&M
  • 2:45 PM – 3:15 PM CDT
    Leveraging Multifamily Homes, Community Solar, and Housing/Urban Development to Expand Solar Access to All Communities
  • 2:45 PM – 3:15 PM CDT
    ReEnergy Global
  • 2:45 PM – 3:15 PM CDT
    The New Grid: Long Duration Storage for the Long Term
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM CDT
    Battery Safety and Maintenance
  • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM CDT
    Discussions with an EV Advocate on the GA Public Utilities Commission
  • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM CDT
    DoE Presentation on US Gov. Energy Loans
  • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM CDT
    The Home’s Critical Role in the New Energy Ecosystem
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
    Brewing PBR: It's All About the Ingredients!
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
    I Can See Clearly Now: Modeling DERS as a Resource
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
    Opportunities for Long-Duration Storage
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
    Paying It Forward: Solar Moves Toward Equity Through Financing Structures
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CDT
    With Great Land Use Comes Great Responsibility: Ecosystem Services + Solar Development
  • 4:15 PM – 4:45 PM CDT
    Designing for Sustainability: End of Life
  • 4:15 PM – 4:45 PM CDT
    Integrating Wind Powered Electricity Generation into a Multi-sourced Microgrid System
  • 4:15 PM – 4:45 PM CDT
    Vehicle Electrification, Where We Started and Where We're Going
  • 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM CDT
    The Big Easy Goes Electric
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CDT
    Tech Talk: Solar Prize Round 4 Winner Announcement & Panel
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CDT
    The Energy Switch: How Companies and Customers are Transforming the Electrical Grid and the Future of Power, Live Reading and Signing with Peter Kelly-Detwiler
  • 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CDT
    Block Party (Additional Ticket Required)
  • Wednesday, September 22, 2021
  • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM CDT
    About the On-site Live Microgrid
  • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM CDT
    The Quest for the Hundred-Year Project Lifetime
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CDT
    Best Practices in Community Solar Program Design
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CDT
    Configuring of PV Systems and Energy Storage
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CDT
    Domestic Clean Energy Manufacturing for a Circular Economy
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CDT
    Storage O&M 101
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CDT
    Strategy Stories from Peers - Integrated Distribution Planning
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CDT
    The Buck Stops Here – Asset Owner’s Roundtable
  • 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CDT
    Voices of Experience: A Stakeholder's Guide to Electrification
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM CDT
    A Non-Wires Alternative Ensures Delivery to Nantucket Island
  • 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM CDT
    Hydrogen Market Development in the United States and the Federal Government’s Role
  • 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM CDT
    The Value of Certification
  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM CDT
    Distributed Energy at Residential Community-scale with Multi-tier Microgrid
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
    Commercial Interconnection Options
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
    Lower LCOE by Designing for Insurance Costs
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
    The ABC Initiative: Renewables and Energy Efficient Buildings
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    Energy Storage Safety: Protecting Personnel and Property as Storage Scales Up
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    Ensuring Grid Reliability in a Clean Energy Future in Wholesale Markets
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    EV Charging and Renewables Integration
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    Making Community Solar Accessible for Everyone
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    The Role of Green Hydrogen in Accelerating the Transition to Carbon-Free
  • 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM CDT
    A Look at Lithium-ion Battery Types and Considerations
  • 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM CDT
    How Waste-to-hydrogen Technology is Supporting Global Efforts to Scale Renewable Hydrogen
  • 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM CDT
    Security Concerns of Large Penetrations of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs)
  • 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM CDT
    Wind Technologies Advancing Transmission
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM CDT
    Modular Energy Storage for Commercial and Industrial Applications
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM CDT
    Scale Microgrid Solutions: The Value of Resilience: Quantifying the Benefits of Microgrids
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT
    Cutting Edge Debt & Equity Structures to Finance Energy Storage Projects
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT
    Meeting the Moment: Federal Policies to Achieve Ambitious Clean Energy Goals
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT
    Raising the Bar for Responsible Land Use and Justice-Centered Siting Decisions: How We Respond to "Solar Saturation"
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT
    Reducing Soft Costs and Transforming the Solar Market with Emerging Tools and Data
  • 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM CDT
    Supporting the New Era of Electrified Transportation with Distributed Microgrids
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM CDT
    Energy Storage System and Battery Codes and Standards
  • 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM CDT
    How an Arkansas Community College is Embracing the Energy Transition
  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM CDT
    Modeling Green Hydrogen Generation: A Path to Decarbonization
  • 2:15 PM – 2:45 PM CDT
    Analog Markets
  • 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM CDT
    Thermography and PV System O&M
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM CDT
    Generation Renewables: Who Are The Next Renewable Energy Executives and What Do They See Coming?
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM CDT
    Insightful O&M: Strategies for Maintaining Asset Value and Optimizing Yield
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM CDT
    Rate Design Roundup: Lessons & Observations from Net Metering Developments Across the Nation
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM CDT
    Tribal Partnerships & Pathways to Equitable Solar Development
  • 2:45 PM – 3:15 PM CDT
    Using DC (Solar) Power to Generate Clean H2 for Fuel Cell Powered Microgrids
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM CDT
    A Trade Update - What’s Next and How Will Tariffs Continue to Impact Clean Energy?
  • 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM CDT
    Battery and Storage Sizing Considerations
  • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM CDT
    Case Study on Vineyard Wind Offshore Wind Project in Martha's Vineyard
  • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM CDT
    How Distributed Solar and Battery Systems are Disrupting the Power Industry from the Outside In
  • 3:45 PM – 4:15 PM CDT
    Cryptocurrency Energy Usage
  • 4:15 PM – 4:45 PM CDT
    Emerging Technologies in Microgrids
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CDT
    EMerge Public Annual Meeting - Open House
  • 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM CDT
    Exhibit Hall Happy Hour
  • Thursday, September 23, 2021
  • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM CDT
    About the On-site Live Microgrid
  • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM CDT
    It's Not 2015 Anymore: How Solar Shoppers Have–and Haven't–Evolved in the Last Five Years
  • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM CDT
    SolarAPP+: How NREL is Transforming Residential Solar Permitting
  • 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM CDT
    Enhancing the Value of Solar Electricity as Solar and Storage Penetrations Increase
  • 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM CDT
    How Next Generation Solar Technologies Will Drive Lower LCOEs
  • 10:15 AM – 10:45 AM CDT
    Missing the Mark with EVs - Electric Construction Equipment Gets It Right Where Traditional Diesel Machinery Fails
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
    Emerging Technologies in Wind O&M
  • 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM CDT
    The Next State of Energy in the US: Baseload Renewable Energy
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
    Lo Mejor y lo Correcto al Instalar Baterías
  • 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM CDT
    Energy Storage Thermal Management
  • 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM CDT
    Modular Nanogrids for Scable Data Center Power
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CDT
    Verificación del Rendimiento de Sistemas Fotovoltaico (SFV)
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM CDT
    Advanced Lead Battery Storage
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM CDT
    DC Revenue Grade Metering for Hybrid AC/DC Microgrids
  • 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM CDT
    Megawatts of New Load Headed Down the Highway
  • 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM CDT
    State of Non-Lithium Storage Options