Speakers

Rick Miller has 40 years of experience in conventional and pumped-storage power plant operations, water resources, and hydroelectric engineering. He has been actively involved in drafting and reviewing federal legislative language for proposed renewable electricity standards, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) market tariffs related to hydropower, and energy storage and hydropower grid stability standards. Mr....

Paul Denholm is a member of the Grid Systems Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center. Paul is a leading researcher in grid applications for energy storage and solar energy. He pioneered a variety of research methods for understanding the technical, economic, and environmental benefits and impacts of the large scale deployment of renewable...

Aleksandar Vukojevic is a member of Duke Energy’s Emerging Technologies Office. As a technology manager at Duke, Vukojevic is responsible for developing and evaluating requirements, test plans and smart grid technology pilots. Prior to joining Duke he held engineering and management positions at Baltimore Gas & Electric, GE Energy and Georgia Power Company.

A senior sales engineer at Dynapower, Chris Larsen is an energy storage, clean energy and power systems professional with 20+ years of international industry experience spanning large-scale energy storage and photovoltaic (PV) system development, power electronics, automation, and energy policy. Prior to Dynapower Larsen held product management and channel manager positions at ABB as well...

Jason Kaminsky is the COO of kWh Analytics. kWh Analytics is the market leader in solar risk management. By leveraging the most comprehensive performance database of solar assets in the United States (20% of the U.S. asset class) and the strength of the global insurance markets, kWh Analytics’ customers are able to minimize risk and...

Joe is in charge of origination activities for LordCap, and also serves as Portfolio Manager for the LordCap green family of funds.  Prior to joining LordCap he headed Term Non-Traditional ABS at RBC Capital Markets, where he also started the European Term ABS practice.  At Deutsche Bank he was responsible for the Credit Solution Group’s...

She worked previously as an analyst for PennWell’s TransmissionHub. Jennifer started her career as a B2B news editor in the local and long-distance telecommunications industries in the ’90s. She began covering renewable energy issues at the local level in 2005 and covered U.S. and Canadian utility-scale wind energy as editor of North American Windpower magazine...

Andrew is responsible for new business strategies and development of structured finance services for TMF Group in the Americas.  He has over 25 years’ experience in structured finance, project finance and syndicated loan services. Andrew’s experience also includes trustee services, credit risk management and loan servicing. For TMF Group Andrew has been involved with green...

Richard Matsui is the CEO and Founder of kWh Analytics. kWh Analytics is the market leader in solar risk management. By leveraging the most comprehensive performance database of solar assets in the United States (20% of the U.S. asset class) and the strength of the global insurance markets, kWh Analytics’ customers are able to minimize...

Cisco DeVries is Founder and CEO of Renew Financial Group LLC, a leading provider of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing for energy and water efficiency and renewable upgrades to homes and businesses. PACE enables local governments and communities across the U.S. to use private financing to make crucial residential and commercial property upgrades. Invented...