Sacramento Chapter Meeting of the California Solar & Storage Association

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1417 N Market Blvd

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Sacramento, CA 95834

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Energy Storage Panel and Sacramento Assemblymember

Please join us for a meeting of the Sacramento Chapter of the California Solar & Storage Association on Tuesday, March 5th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Grid Alternative's Sacramento Branch, 1417 North Market Blvd., Suite 3 Sacramento, CA 95834.


In addition to time for networking with others in the industry, the event will include:

-Assemblymember Kevin McCarty: Assemblymember McCarty (D-Sacramento) represents the 7th Assembly District in the California State Legislature where he has been a long time support of the solar & storage industry. The Assemblymember will be discussing his past work for our industry, future priorities as well as doing Q+A with our members. Don't miss this opportunity!

- Battery Storage Panel Discussion: With the SGIP program extended through SB 700's passage, energy storage is projected to continue to grow to up to three gigawatts in the next five years on schools, farms, homes, nonprofits and businesses in California. Come hear from our panel with LG Chem and Outback Power where representatives will describe their products and take your questions.

Thanks to our sponsors, OmegaComp HR.



The meeting is free and open to all active California Solar & Storage Association members. If you are interested in learning more about membership or attending but you are not a member, please contact California Solar & Storage Association Membership Director Carter Lavin at carter@calssa.org or 610-772-6591.

Speaker Bios:

Assemblymember Kevin McCarty: Kevin McCarty was elected to the California State Assembly in 2014 to represent the 7th Assembly District, which includes the Cities of Sacramento and West Sacramento and parts of unincorporated Sacramento County. McCarty is the Chair of the Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, which oversees the largest component of California’s multi-billion dollar budget. As Chair, McCarty made historic investments in public education – from Pre-K to K-12 schools to higher education. Other legislative priorities for Assemblymember McCarty include: expanding health care access, fighting climate change, championing criminal justice reform, curbing gun violence, tackling poverty and advocating for the middle class. A lifelong Sacramentan, McCarty began his public service career as a Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Commissioner and served on the Sacramento City Council from 2004 to 2014. McCarty went to local public schools, attended American River College, and earned a B.A. in Political Science from CSU Long Beach and an M.A. in Public Policy and Administration from CSU Sacramento. McCarty and his wife live in the Elmhurst neighborhood of Sacramento with their twin daughters. Like, follow and connect with Assemblymember McCarty on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram: @AsmKevinMcCarty.

Linh Tran: Linh Tran is the LG Chem's Director of Sales for Residential energy storage markets in North America. Linh's professional background includes R&D engineering for US homeland security, utility demand response programs and energy efficiency software analytics. Linh is responsible for LG Chem’s residential storage business and in May 2017, LG Chem launched their first home battery in North America, called RESU (Residential Energy Storage Unit). Approx 16k RESU systems have been sold and can be found across 44 US states, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Mexico and Canada. LG Chem has a market-leading position for lithium battery technologies being used for grid-scale, residential storage and automotive applications. By leveraging LG Chem’s experience in the EV market, we are able to produce batteries that exhibit the highest levels of safety, performance, and reliability for the stationary storage market.

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1417 N Market Blvd

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Sacramento, CA 95834

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