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Energy Summit 2008: The New Energy Economy

July 11, 2008
Stanford University

Summit Agenda w/ Downloadable Presentations

Downloadable Energy Summit 2008 Agenda (0.2 MB PDF)
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Friday, July 11, 2008
7:30-8:30AM

Registration and Networking

8:30-8:50AM

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

8:50-9:35AM

First Keynote

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

9:35-10:00AM

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

In Partnership with Pacific Gas & Electric

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

    Panelists:
  • 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

10:00-11:00AM

Parallel Break Out Sessions (Rooms To Be Identified)

Energy Efficiency & Demand Side Response Strategies

    Moderator:
  • Alan Gartner, VP, Energy Connect, Inc.

Solar & Renewable Energy Sources Options

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

    Panelists:
  • 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

    Moderator:
  • Michael Lechner, Program Manger, Quest

    Panelists:
  • 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

11:00-11:30AM

Break & Networking

11:30-12:30PM

Panel Session: Economic Issues for AB 32 Implementation

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

12:30-1:45PM

Lunch & Second Keynote

Chuck Reed
Mayor of San Jose, California

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

1:45-2:45PM

Emerging Technologies Panel

    Moderator:
  • William Perry, Professor, Stanford University

2:45-3:00PM

Break & Networking

3:00-4:00PM

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

4:00-4:05PM

Closing Remarks & Wrap Up

4:05-5:30PM

Networking Reception

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