2019 FAASSTeR Project Team Members & Stakeholder Fall Meeting

Where Next for Solar+: Examining the Future of Solar+Storage and other DER

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Monday, November 18, 2019 at 8:00 AM (EST) to Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 5:00 PM (EST)
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
225 East Coastline Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32202-5458
United States

Event Details

This is a regular in-person meeting, workshop, and seminar of the U.S. Department of Energy-funded Florida Alliance for Accelerating Solar and Storage Technology Readiness (FAASSTeR) initiative, including a project team meeting a broader stakeholder workshop.

Meeting Agenda

Monday, Nov. 18
8:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m Scheduled Tours (transportation provided, departing from hotel at 8:15 a.m.)
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. JinkoSolar Tour (4660 New World Ave.)
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. SAFT Tour (13575 Waterworks St.)
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. The Energy Authority Tour (301 W. Bay St., Suite 2600)
12:45 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (Hyatt -provided)
1:30 – 5:30 p.m. Team Members and Stakeholder Workshop (Hyatt)
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Reception (Hyatt)
Tuesday, November 19
7:15 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast (provided)
8:00 – Noon Team Members and Stakeholder Workshop (Hyatt)
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Team Members and Stakeholder Workshop (Hyatt)
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Advisory Board Meeting (Hyatt)
Wednesday, November 20 (Team members only)
8:30 a.m. – Noon Team Members Only Meeting (JEA Conservation Center)
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Team Members Only Meeting (JEA Conservation Center)

Who Should Attend?

  • FAASSTeR Team members
    Representatives from FAASSTeR project team member organizations, including all Florida Municipal Electric Utilities, FMEA, NREL, LBNL, SACE, and State of Florida Office of Energy
  • Stakeholders/Vendors
    Executives, managers, engineers, researchers, educators, policy makers, government officials, and other stakeholder involved in electric power and energy who are interested in the issues and opportunities related to solar, energy storage, and distributed energy technology

Registration Information

  • Representatives from FAASSTeR Team Member Organizations and All FMEA Member Utilities: $0
  • Invited Speakers and Presenters: $0
  • All others: $80
  • Registration deadline: November 1, 2019

Adam Nygaard
Adam Nygaard Business Development Manager Duke Energy
Amy Zubaly
Amy Zubaly Executive Director FMEA
Andrew D. Mills
Andrew D. Mills Research Scientist Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Andrew Rudersdorf
Andrew Rudersdorf Director, Origination Invenergy
Ann K. Beckwith
Ann K. Beckwith Regulatory & Rates Specialist FMPA
Anna Brinck
Anna Brinck Power & Controls Engineer Nhu Energy, Inc.
Ben A. Cowart PEFL-43905
Ben A. Cowart PEFL-43905 Manager Alternative Energy City of Tallahassee
Bryan Jacob
Bryan Jacob Solar Program Director Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
Chuck S. Heidt
Chuck S. Heidt Projeect Engineer Gainesville Regional Utilities
Elaine Hale
Elaine Hale Senior Research Engineer National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Elizabeth Bendele
Elizabeth Bendele Manager of Member Services & Programs FMEA
Emily Krasnicki
Emily Krasnicki Senior Project Manager - Development Florida Renewable Partners, LLC
GiGi Carroll
GiGi Carroll Manager Business Client Relationships JEA
Jill Dvareckas
Jill Dvareckas Director Florida Power & Light Company
Karen Pauls
Karen Pauls Solpad, Inc.
Kyle Bolger
Kyle Bolger Vice President of Engineering Blue Planet Energy Systems LLC
Lien Nguyen
Lien Nguyen Lakeland Electric
Mary L. Moran
Mary L. Moran Manager, Electric Generation Planning JEA
Nicole S. Albers
Nicole S. Albers Dir. of Public Affairs & Strategic Communications FMEA
Paritosh Das
Paritosh Das Distributed Energy Resource Engineer National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Phuong Tran
Phuong Tran Manager of System Planning Lakeland Electric
Rene Brown
Rene Brown Staff Engineer JEA
Richard H. Meeker Jr.
Richard H. Meeker Jr. President Nhu Energy, Inc.
Rubin York
Rubin York Emerging Technologies Engineer Orlando Utilities Commission
Sean White
Sean White Analyst Office of Energy
Spirios Corcokios
Spirios Corcokios Saft America Inc.
Steve McInall P.E.
Steve McInall P.E. VP, Energy and Water Planning JEA
Susan Schumann
Susan Schumann Public Relations and External Affairs Manager FMPA
Terry L. Blalock
Terry L. Blalock Business Development Manager Stanley Consultants, Inc.
14 Other Registered Attendees

For More Information:

Nicole Albers
Nicole Albers
Dir. of Public Affairs & Strategic Communications FMEA (850)224-3314x1007

Meeting Locations:

Monday, November 18 and Tuesday, November 19
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville

Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
225 E. Coastline Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Hotel registration deadline is November 4
Online room reservation link
FAASSTeR/FMEA rate is $119
Phone: (904)588-1234
Ask for FAASSTeR or FMEA rate

Wednesday, November 20 (Team members only)

JEA Conservation Center
1002 Main St.
Jacksonville, FL 32208