Energy Summit 2008: The New Energy Economy

July 11, 2008
Stanford University

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Friday, July 11, 2008

Registration and Networking


Welcome & Introductions

Dr. James Sweeney
Director, Precourt Institute for Energy Efficiency, Stanford University

Ralph Renne
Chair, Silicon Valley Leadership Group's Energy Committee
Site Operation Manager, NetApp


First Keynote

Big Bold Energy Efficiency — What's in store for California? (0.6 MB)
Dian Grueneich
Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission


The Roll Out of Silicon Valley Leadership Group's "Integrated Energy Program"

In Partnership with Pacific Gas & Electric

  • Energy Watch Program (0.2 MB)
    Bob Hines, Vice President, General Counsel & Energy Director, Silicon Valley Leadership Group

  • Don Hall, Executive Manager Services & Sales, Pacific Gas & Electric
  • Derrick Rebello, CEO, Quest (Quantum Energy Services & Technologies, Inc.)
  • Doug Payne, Director of Commercial Business Development, ReGrid
  • Alan Gartner, Vice President Western Region, Energy Connect

Silicon Valley Power's Energy Innovator Award Recognition

Presented by Patricia Mahan, Mayor, City of Santa Clara


Parallel Break Out Sessions (Rooms To Be Identified)

Energy Efficiency & Demand Side Response Strategies

  • Alan Gartner, VP, Energy Connect, Inc.

Solar & Renewable Energy Sources Options

  • Tom McCalmont, CEO ReGrid Power & Chair/CEO of SolarTech, an initiative of SVLG

  • Industry/Regulatory
    Bill Scott, EVP Sales Operations, Akeena Solar
  • SolarTech Progress Report (1.9 MB)
    Tom McCalmont, CEO ReGrid Power & Chair/CEO of SolarTech, an initiative of SVLG
  • Financing Trends, Influence of Declining Rebates & ITC Risk
    Preston Roper, Exec. EVP Corporate Development & Operations, Tioga Energy
  • Concentrating vs. Traditional PV: What makes sense for commercial customers and why?
    Steven White, CEO Silicon Valley Solar

Update on Hot Public Policy Issues in Energy

  • Michael Lechner, Program Manger, Quest

  • Natural Gas — Future California Resources & Price Outlook
    Jeff Bryon, California Energy Commissioner
  • AB 32 — An Early Adopter's Perspective
    Robert Parkhurst, Climate Protection & Analysis Manager
  • A Look at California Energy Politics
    Kris Rosa, VP Noteware Government Relations


Break & Networking


Panel Session: Economic Issues for AB 32 Implementation

  • Eileen Tutt, Deputy Secretary for External Affairs, CA Environment Protection Agency


Lunch & Second Keynote

Chuck Reed
Mayor of San Jose, California

California's Energy Roadmap
Peter Darbee
Chairman, CEO, and President, Pacific Gas & Electric Corporation


Emerging Technologies Panel

  • William Perry, Professor, Stanford University


Break & Networking


Third Keynote

The Federal Perspective — Update on Federal Energy Policies — What's in store under the next Administration?
Alexander "Andy" Karsner
Assistant Secretary, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


Closing Remarks & Wrap Up


Networking Reception

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