Mega sessions

Come together for these powerful sessions. Check out these unique mega sessions. Each brings an impactful and insightful group of panel of speakers to the table. If you're not in one of these - you're lost.

Questions?

Debbi Wells
Conference manager
+1 918 832 9265
debbi.wells@clarionevents.com
LinkedIn: Connect with Debbi

A grid of networked microgrids: if or when and how soon?

Solar, wind, and energy storage continue to aggressively decline in cost. Innovative generation technologies are being developed across the globe, including distributed, clean and efficient thermal generation for cloudy days. At the same time, controller software is getting faster and less expensive. Even V2G (vehicle-to-grid) is looking promising. These combine to bring microgrid costs down...

DER roadmap strategies

Across the country utilities are confronting distributed energy resources (DER), with some markets more advanced than others. This panel features leaders from utilities with different levels of distributed generation on their grids and different policies in place...

Electrification of transportation

The transportation sector is the second largest consumer of energy in the U.S., behind electric power generation and as such the electrification of the transportation sector (EoT) represents a major source of potential growth for the electric power industry. It enables significant economic and environmental benefits while creating new classes of flexible and dispatchable resources, but it also introduces operational and grid reliability challenges...

Surfacing best practices in cybersecurity

All utility CIOs and CISOs generally agree that NERC’s Critical Infrastructure Standards are insufficient to protect the power grid. This is due to a variety of reasons including the 2-3 year lag each standard generally experiences between approval and enforcement; a growing attack surface; and the increasing sophistication of cyberattackers, among others...

The next generation utilities business: it takes more than a village

As the traditional utilities business model gets morphed to face the inevitable forces of change – be they in the form of seeking additional monetization avenues for regulated assets, or tackling the issue of customers’ energy consumption behavior and rapidly changing load profiles, or the impending impact of the transformation of utilities networks...

Vegetation management: operations, regulation and innovation

Utilities expend significant operating expense on vegetation management. Indeed, it is frequently the single largest line item in annual operating budgets exceeding $100M annually in many larger utilities...