Track: Grid Edge


Energy Resiliency: Leveraging Technology to Create a Stronger Grid

On-Demand: Available starting Monday, April 19

Moderator: Dr. Robert Cox, Associate Director, Energy Production and Infrastructure Center, UNC Charlotte

Panelist: Eric Dupoint, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, PowerSecure, Inc.

Panelist: Jay Oliver, General Manager, Grid Strategy and Asset Management Governance, Duke Energy

Panelist: Jason Abiecunas, Vice President, Development, FlexGen


Grid Edge Technology Innovation: Key to Transforming Our Electric Grid

On-Demand: Available starting Monday, April 19

Moderator: Bob Irvin, Executive Director, Joules Accelerator

Panelist: Amadou Fall, Chief Operating Officer, North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives

Panelist: Jennifer Gallegos, Director of Programs & Communications, Yotta Energy

Panelist: Tiffany Menhorn, Director of North American Sales, LineVision

Panelist: Sunny Sanwar, Founder, Dynamhex


Cleantech, Carbon and Policy: How Technology Is Helping North Carolina Meet Climate Goals

Tuesday, April 20, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Moderator: Karen Kemerait, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP

Panelist: Zach Ambrose, Principal, Ambrose Strategy

Panelist: Megan Anderson, Sustainability Manager, City of Raleigh

Panelist: Catherine Kummer, Climate Advisor, City of Charlotte

Panelist: John Ward, Town Manger, Town of Boone


EVs in North Carolina: The Technologies Driving Deployment

Wednesday, April 21, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Moderator: Ken Dulaney, Director of Industry and Innovation, Future Renewable Electric Energy Delivery and Management Systems Center, NC State University

Panelist: Gary Rackliffe, Vice President, Market Development and Innovation North America, Hitachi ABB Power Grids

Panelist: Diane Huis, Senior Vice President, Innovation and Business Development, North Carolina's Electric Cooperatives

Panelist: Joe Nyangon, Senior Industry Consultant, Power & Utilities Innovation, SAS


Energy Storage: Global Trends and Impact on North Carolina

Thursday, April 22, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Moderator: Diane Cherry, Founder, Diane Cherry Consulting

Panelist: David Sarkisian, Senior Policy Project Manager, NC Clean Energy Technology Center

Panelist: Joe DeCarolis, Professor, NC State University

Panelist: Jamease Leonard, Manager, ScottMadden

Panelist: Zak Kuznar, Managing Director, Energy Storage, Microgrid and CHP Development, Duke Energy