Policy + Planning Roundtable Sessions

Achieving Solar Standards
Sponsored by Sunrun

Participants in this roundtable will examine how recently passed policies and regulations designed to help implement and improve the marketplace for solar development will work, and if they are enough to get the job done.

 

Moderated by: Kevin Lucas - Vice President of Policy Analysis, Solar Energy Industries Association

Building Energy Performance
Sponsored by Vicinity Energy

This roundtable will examine the interplay between state and private sector actors, and how best to facilitate desired building energy performance outcomes in the future.

 

Moderated by: Mark Stewart - Program Manager, Climate Change Program, MD Dept. of the Environment

Clean Transportation

This roundtable will consider possible investments, incentives, funding, and financing along with coordinated solutions to drive the transition forward, faster and more effectively.

 

Moderated by: Antoine Thompson - Executive Director, Greater Washington Regional Clean Cities Coalition

Equity + Access for Consumers
Sponsored by Pepco-Delmarva Power

This roundtable will discuss additional and alternative strategies, investments, and regulations that can be deployed to help consumers choose clean and affordable energy solutions. Discussion will also focus on ways to expand consumer awareness to reduce or eliminate the use of fossil fuels for cooking, heating, and cooling to use cleaner alternatives for sustainable and healthy home improvements.

 

Moderated by: Ruth Ann Norton - President & CEO, Green & Healthy Homes Initiative and Member, MCEC Board of Directors

Funding + Financing Decarbonization

Join this roundtable to examine what is being spent, now, to achieve targets and what should be done to increase opportunities to leverage affordable and convenient financing in the future.

Moderated by: I. Katherine Magruder - Executive Director, Maryland Clean Energy Center

Grid Reliability
Sponsored by CTC Global

This discussion will center on the opportunities and challenges associated with the adoption of offshore wind generation, improved transmission, electric vehicle use, and power supply demand anticipated from data centers, and increased electrification across the built environment. We will also consider building energy performance and storage solutions, like using water heaters as virtual power plants, among others.

 

Moderated by: Jason Stanek - Executive Director, Governmental Services, PJM

Policy + Planning Roundtable Sessions

Achieving Solar Standards
Sponsored by Sunrun

Participants in this roundtable will examine how recently passed policies and regulations designed to help implement and improve the marketplace for solar development will work, and if they are enough to get the job done.

 

Moderated by: Kevin Lucas - Vice President of Policy Analysis, Solar Energy Industries Association

Building Energy Performance
Sponsored by Vicinity Energy

This roundtable will examine the interplay between state and private sector actors, and how best to facilitate desired building energy performance outcomes in the future.

 

Moderated by: Mark Stewart - Program Manager, Climate Change Program, MD Dept. of the Environment

Clean Transportation

This roundtable will consider possible investments, incentives, funding, and financing along with coordinated solutions to drive the transition forward, faster and more effectively.

 

Moderated by: Antoine Thompson - Executive Director, Greater Washington Regional Clean Cities Coalition

Equity + Access for Consumers
Sponsored by Pepco-Delmarva Power

This roundtable will discuss additional and alternative strategies, investments, and regulations that can be deployed to help consumers choose clean and affordable energy solutions. Discussion will also focus on ways to expand consumer awareness to reduce or eliminate the use of fossil fuels for cooking, heating, and cooling to use cleaner alternatives for sustainable and healthy home improvements.

 

Moderated by: Ruth Ann Norton - President & CEO, Green & Healthy Homes Initiative and Member, MCEC Board of Directors

Funding + Financing Decarbonization

Join this roundtable to examine what is being spent, now, to achieve targets and what should be done to increase opportunities to leverage affordable and convenient financing in the future.

Moderated by: I. Katherine Magruder - Executive Director, Maryland Clean Energy Center

Grid Reliability
Sponsored by CTC Global

This discussion will center on the opportunities and challenges associated with the adoption of offshore wind generation, improved transmission, electric vehicle use, and power supply demand anticipated from data centers, and increased electrification across the built environment. We will also consider building energy performance and storage solutions, like using water heaters as virtual power plants, among others.

 

Moderated by: Jason Stanek - Executive Director, Governmental Services, PJM