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The NYSEIA 2019 New York Solar Summit brings together solar energy professionals, industry leaders, and decision-makers to discuss the market trends and policy developments that matter most to the New York solar industry. Join us for a full day of discussion panels and data-driven presentations, connect with industry colleagues as well as NYSERDA and Department of Public Service staff, and learn about the legislative and regulatory issues shaping New York’s solar future.

CONTACT: Please contact info@nyseia.org with any questions regarding attendance, registration, or sponsorship. A limited number of student and volunteer tickets are available.




KEYNOTE ADDRESS

John Rhodes

Chief Executive Officer, New York State Department of Public Service
Chair, Public Service Commission


SUMMIT AGENDA


8:00 — Breakfast and Registration


9:00 — Welcome and Introduction

Shyam Mehta, Executive Director, NYSEIA


9:10 — The Role of Solar in New York’s Energy Transition

​A fireside chat with special guest John Rhodes (Chair, Public Service Commission) and Dan Hendrick, Clearway Community Solar


9:30 — Community Solar: Translating Pipeline Into Deployments

Tom Guzek, Managing General Partner, SolarPark Energy
Michael Mollin, Managing Director, Community Power Partners
Hannah Muller, Director of Public Policy, Clearway Energy Group
Benoy Thanjan, CEO and Founder, Reneu Energy (moderator)


10:15 — Networking Break


10:30 — Developing Solar Downstate: Breaking Down Barriers

Tara Bono, Director of Customer Experience and Stakeholder Relations, EmPower Solar
Mike Brusic, Technical Director, Bright Power (moderator)
Stephen Foley, Director of Business Development, Sunrise Power Solutions
Dennis Phayre, Business Development Director, EnterSolar


11:15 — Energy Storage: Expanding Market Opportunities

Luke Forster, Assistant Project Manager, NYSERDA
Stephen Lassiter
, Public Policy Manager, Sunrun
Cory Mourer, Founder and CEO, Integrated Solar Technologies
Claire Woo, Head of Technology Curation and Co-founder, Blueprint Power (moderator)


12:00 — Networking Lunch

The State of New York Solar in 2019 presented by Shyam Mehta, Executive Director, NYSEIA


1:00 — DG Solar Compensation: Beyond Net Metering

Robin Dutta, Market Development & Policy, Eastern US, SunPower
Dave Gahl, Senior Director of State Affairs, Northeast, SEIA
Melissa Kemp, Senior Director, Regulatory and Government Affairs, Cypress Creek Renewables
Shyam Mehta, Executive Director, NYSEIA (moderator)


1:45 — Solar Legislation: Riding the Green Wave

John Casselini, President, Ways & Means NY
Steve Englebright, Chair, New York Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee
Sean Garren, Northeast Director, Vote Solar
Dan Hendrick, Director of External Affairs, Clearway Energy Group (moderator)


2:30 — Networking Break


2:45 — Siting, Permitting and Property Tax: Streamlining Development

Rob Garrity, Founder and CEO, Finlo Solar Powers
Tim Heinle, Vice President, Business Development, OCI Solar Power (moderator)
Jack Honor, Development Manager, Grid Scale Power, EDF Renewables North America
Houtan Moaveni, Senior Adviser to the President, NYSERDA
Dan Spitzer, Partner and Renewable Energy Practices, Leader, Hodgson Russ


3:30 — Interconnection: Overcoming Bottlenecks

Lucie Dupas, Director of Engineering, EnterSolar
Jeff Lord, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Clean Energy Collective
Shyam Mehta, Executive Director, NYSEIA (moderator)
Wajiha Mahmoud, Director and DG Ombudsperson, National Grid
Rob Tompkins, Interconnection Program Manager, Borrego Solar


4:15 — Closing Remarks and Transition


6:00 — Cocktail Reception

Please join us after the summit at City Beer Hall for networking, celebration, and food and drink sponsored by Clearway Energy Group.





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