Navigant and its partners, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), will present information and insights on the U.S. renewable energy industry. Presentations and panel discussions will include five key topics: Market and Cost Outlook; Renewable Energy Integration; Distributed Generation Business Models; Policy Issues; and Development Challenges. This free session will provide information on current issues, and explore the outlook in these areas as they relate to wind energy and other renewable energy technologies.
Monday, May 5, 2014
Welcome and Introductions: Bruce Hamilton
Panel Session: Renewable Energy Levelized Cost of Energy (market and cost forecasts for various technologies, grid parity projections)
Moderator: Bruce Hamilton
- Ryan Wiser, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
- Eric Lantz, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
- Shalom Goffri, Navigant
Renewable Energy Integration Best Practices: A Utility Focus (technical impacts of increased RE on utilities, energy storage)
Presenter: Gene Shlatz
Solar and Other Distributed Generation Business Models
Presenter: Karin Corfee, Navigvant
Renewable Energy Policy and Regulatory Issues (national and state levels, RPS cost containment, commerce clause challenges, net metering) Presenter: Paul Maxwell
Panel Session: Renewable Energy Development Issues (transmission, land use, siting and environmental issues)
Moderator: Paul Maxwell
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