Track E: Utilities & Infrastructure

E1: Building a Clean Hydrogen Economy

April 26, 10:30 a.m. – Noon

Moderator: Dr. Lukas Brun, Managing Director, Research and Economic Development, E4 Carolinas

Speaker: Dr. Scott McWhorter, Chair, Southeast Hydrogen Energy Alliance Board of Directors and President and Chief Executive Officer, Joule Consulting

Speaker: Jeffery Preece, Director, Net-Zero Resources, Electric Power Research Institute

Speaker: Andrew Hegewald, Gas - New Business Development Manager, Dominion Energy

Speaker: Peter Hoeflich, Director of Generation Technology, Duke Energy

E2: North Carolinas’ Clean Energy Transition

April 26, 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Moderator: George Baldwin, Principal, Baldwin Consulting Group

Speaker: Paul Newton, Senator representing District 36, North Carolina General Assembly

Speaker: Kendal Bowman, Vice President Regulatory Affairs and Policy, Duke Energy

Speaker: Charlie Bayless, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, NC’s Electric Cooperatives

Speaker: Rusty Haynes, Manager, Research & Industry Strategy, Smart Electric Power Alliance

E3: The Future of Central Generation

April 26, 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Moderator: Thad Wingo, Project Manager – Business Development, Burns & McDonnell

Speaker: Tom McKittrick, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Forsite Development

Speaker: Rob Jennings, Policy Advisor, American Petroleum Institute

Speaker: Simon Irish, Chief Executive Officer, Terrestrial Energy

Speaker: Amadou Fall, Chief Operations Officer, NC’s Electric Cooperatives

E4: Power Market Access

April 27, 10:30 a.m. – Noon

Moderator: Thomas Golden, Chief Operating Officer, Energy United

Speaker: John Verderame, Vice President Fuels and Systems Optimization, Duke Energy

Speaker: Mike Batta, Director, Markets, Transmission & FERC Policy, Dominion Energy

Speaker: Tyler Norris, Head of Development & Policy - Southeast, Cypress Creek

Speaker: Kevin Martin, Executive Director, Carolina Utility Customers Association, Inc.

E5: Energy Storage

April 27, 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Moderator: Eric Dupont, Executive Vice President, PowerSecure

Speaker: Laurel Meeks, Director of Renewable Business Development, Energy Storage and Micro-grids, Duke Energy

Speaker: Joshua Rogol, Chief Development Officer, Strata Clean Energy

Speaker: Ben Lowe, Principal, Roland Berger