Agenda: 

8:00 am - 8:45 am
Registration, Breakfast, Networking, Exhibitors Hall

8:45 am - 3:45 pm
Introduction

  • Anne Kirby, Private Sector Co-Chair, Delaware Energy Services Coalition. 
Welcome & National ESC Update 
  • Tony DePrima, Executive Director, Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility
Opening Remarks
  • Senator Harris McDowell, Delaware State Senate Committee Chair Energy & Transit

Virtual Speech

  • U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester  

Keynotes

  • New Castle County GreeNCC Program & Green Initiatives
    Matt Meyer, New Castle County Executive  
  • Zero Carbon Future
    Karl Hausker, Senior Fellow, WRI (World Resources Institute)

C-PACE (Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy) Panel:

  • Overview of C-PACE benefits, details on Delaware C-PACE Program --- How it works, etc.
    Tony DePrima, Executive Director, Energize Delaware   
  • PACE from a Contractor’s Perspective --- Project specifics on putting a Wilmington based project together and tips on putting together a deal  
    Doug Edwards, Seiberlich Trane
  • A C-PACE Case Study --- Presentation of what a successfully completed PACE project looks like, what was the challenge and what can Delaware Expect going forward
    Brian J. McCarter, Chief Executive Officer, SRS, PACEworx

Delaware’s Zero Carbon Energy Future Panel:

  • Synergies of Economy-Wide Carbon Reduction 
    Cory Budischak, Assistant Professor – Electrical & Computer Engineering, Temple University
  • Implications of State Carbon Policy
    Burcin Unel, Energy Policy Director, Institute for Policy Integrity, NYU   

Emergent Technologies Panel:

  • Patented High-Performance Multi-stage Desiccant A/C & Humidity Control 
    John Hammond, CEO, AirGreen   
  • Reframing Waste as a Commodity - Creating Renewable Natural Gas From Organics through Anaerobic Digestion
    Peter Ettinger, Chief Development Officer, Bioenergy DevCo

National Policy Legislative Update

  • Financing Our Energy Future Act -Energy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act Climate Action Rebate Act 
    David Brown, Economic Policy Advisor, Office of Senator Chris Coons (DE)

Delaware State Energy Outlook

  • Delaware State Energy Goals
    Shawn Garvin, DNREC Secretary    
  • The Potential of Energy Efficiency in Delaware
    Rob Underwood, Energy Administrator DNREC Division of Climate, Coastal & Energy; 
                                Council Member –Energy Efficiency Advisory Council (EEAC)
    Eric Bellievau, Partner, Optimal Energy 
  • Community Solar Update 
    Dale Davis, President of Delaware Solar Energy Coalition, Rob Underwood, Energy 

NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR

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