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Utility Scale Flexible Power Summit Brochure

  1. 1. www.greenpowerconferences.com +1 971 238 0700 UtThe Annual Conference on Utility Scale Renewables Integration ili Gr Ou ty ea r Fo te cu st s Ye t! 27- 28 September 2011, Grand Hyatt, Denver, USA Overcoming the issue of increasing renewable penetration Gold Sponsor: Hear from a wide range of utilities, grid operators, 6 key reasons to attend the Utility Scale permitting bodies and financiers discussing options Flexible Power Summit for flexible renewable integration, including: 1. The only event to take an inclusive look at energy John Bear, Chief Executive Officer, flexibility and renewables integration Midwest ISO Mark Irwin, Director of Technology Development, 2. Network with utilities, grid operators, permitting Southern California Edison bodies, storage experts, financiers and more Dora Nakafuji, Director of Renewable Energy and Alternative Power, 3. Learn about the most successful aspects of Hawaiian Electric Company renewable integration projects across a wide William Grant, Manager, Transmission Control Center South, range of utilities Xcel Energy David Hicks, Director, Renewable Energy Procurement and Technical 4. Hear about the latest developments in Services, NV Energy transmission and environmental policy Elaine Sison- Lebrilla, Senior Project Manager, Energy Research and 5. Be on the cutting edge of new technologies in Development, Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) upgrading existing gas fired capacity, integrating Michael Olaleye, Senior Engineer, Real Time Market Operations, flexible storage and maximizing demand PJM Interconnection management Shaun Johnson, Manager, Energy Market Products, New York ISO 6. Benefit from understanding market developments Heather Sanders, Director, Smart Grid Technologies and Strategy, for ancillary services and storage technologies California ISO Jay Caspary, Director, Transmission Development, Hear from leading utilities and Southwest Power Pool Bob Schulte, Executive Director, system operators including: Iowa Stored Energy Park Barry Worthington, Executive Director, United States Energy Association Erik Ela, Engineer, Systems Integration, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL),US DOE David Nemtzow, Senior Representative, California Energy Storage Alliance Abbas Akhil, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories Mickael Backman, Director, Market Development - Americas, Wartsila North America Partho Sanyal, Director, Global Energy and Power Group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Daniel Mallo, Managing Director, Project and Structured Finance - Energy, Société GénéraleBook Now – Call +1 971 238 0700 or Online at: www.greenpowerconferences.com/flexiblepowerOfficial offset partner: Endorsed by: Organized by: Turn the page to see the full agenda
  2. 2. “Excellent speakers; interesting concepts explored; excellent facilitation” Pacific Gas & Electric – Green Power Conferences Offshore Wind Power Congress USA 2011 ivingRenewables integration dr Key topics to be addressed at the ...the need for flexible power Utility Scale Flexible Power Summit: able Portfolio Standards andAs increasingly high Renew ables across 1. Policy developments in relation to drive the uptake of renewenvironmental regulations eration intermittency improving transmission capacity: on capacity and genthe US, issues of transmissi infrastructure.will place increasin g strain on existing power Exploring the success of integrating renewables and transmission policy. How can cross-regional projects be ts that the able Power Advisory predic encouraged to increase reliability? How should theThe North America Renew will increase to in the US power mix issue of financing be resolved? How can investment share of renewable energy ive today. The lack of an effect incentives be created? 12% by 2025, up from 4% must deal with means that utilities 2. Project development: electricity storage system cost and load balancing disruptive pow er supplies, along with the How are current renewable energy projects factors involved in doing so. incorporating flexibility? What technologies are importance maintaining reliability, the being utilized?Where is funding available? Which As greater strain is put on Flexibility is tion will rapidly increase. investment opportunities are most appealing? How of flexible power produc gas fired can long term investment opportunities be different options including achievable through many ions. stimulated? and energy storage opt reserve, load management ng together 3. Maximizing the flexibility of gas-fired Power Summit aims to bri The Utility Scale Flexible , from generation: United States utility sector the full spectrum of the lore the local cooperatives, to exp The new regulations favoring quick-start investor owned utilities to ement. ping flexible power manag technologies? The newest in ‘fast start’ options, options available in develo what will be the economic impact on gas due to g optimal the issues currently limitin renewables penetration? What is the potential of The meeting will examine loring the on flexibility, as well as exp distributed generation in flexibility? generation and transmissi l and financi ng options. The summit wil potential of future storage ies, grid 4. Examining ancillary service market network with permitting bod provide the opportunity to st development: as well as companies providing the late operators and financiers, FERC’s frequency control order and it’s implications ement technology. innovations in power manag on flexibility? The role of forecasting in providing advanced intermittency control. Who will pay for these services? What are the main issues restricting the market? 5. The latest developments in demand response techniques: How are better monitoring and forecasting technologies improving the management of intermittent resources? The evolution of FERC classifications for Demand Response Sytems. 6. Examining the developing storage market: Special Rates for Utility Exploring storage policy and type, which are the Delegates most economical? Could they replace the ancillary service market? Learn about the pilot projects of other utilities. Will storage be able to effectively increase reliability of intermittent generation? We are offering special rates to all utility delegates. High % of utilities in attendance 50% off for Investor Owned Utilities Projected Audience I Utilities................................30% 75% off for Municipal and I Gas technology Manufacturers ....20% Construction and Consultancy ....15% Cooperative Utilities I Energy Storage Providers ..........10% I Grid Technology Providers ........10% I Research Institutes....................6% See the back page for more infomation I System Operators ....................5% I Reliability Councils....................2% I Marketing Intelligence ..............2% Book Now – Visit www.greenpowerconferences.com/flexiblepower
  3. 3. “This conference had a series of healthy debates over important issues in the industry.” Southern California Edison – Green Power Conferences Solar Power Generation USA 2011Day One | Tuesday 27 September 2011 2.00 Successful project development8.30 Welcome coffee & registration • How are renewable energy projects currently incorporating flexible power management?9.00 Chair’s opening remarks • Which options are currently the most economically attractive? How can different aspects best work9.10 Renewable integration: The story together? - Fast start technologies so far and what lies ahead - Demand management • Current renewables capacity, future targets and - Storage projected growth • Grants available for energy storage/renewables • How the grid is coping and key success stories so far integration • The expected impact of coal coming offline and - RE Production Tax Credit increasingly strict EPA regulations - Section 1603 cash grants • Transmission issues: cost allocation, remote markets - Department of Energy loan guarantees • Creating markets for ancillary services • Which project areas are large investors currently • Creating markets for and financing storage drawn to? John Bear, Chief Executive Officer, • Are there expanding investment opportunities in Midwest ISO storage? - Which markets are most attractive?9.50 Discussion panel: What are the Partho Sanyal, Director, Global Energy and Power Group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch biggest issues of renewable Daniel Mallo, Managing Director, Project and Structured integration for utilities? Finance - Energy, Moderator- Barry Worthington, Executive Director, Société Générale United States Energy Association Elaine Sison- Lebrilla, Senior Project Manager, Energy 3.30 Networking refreshment break Research and Development, Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) David Nemtzow, Senior Representative, California Energy Storage Alliance 4.10 Demand response and renewable Heather Sanders Director, Smart Grid Technologies and integration Strategy, California ISO • Examining current utility applications of demand10.30 Networking refreshment break management: - Which are working most effectively to integrate renewables?11.10 Transmission policy and financing - Ease of system integration for renewable integration - Costs and benefits • How is transmission infrastructure coping with • The latest developments in IT solutions: how do they increased renewables integration? work and what are the costs? • What are the key challenges it faces? - Improved forecasting and scheduling • Resolving transmission issues surrounding renewable - Data harvesting integration, including remoteness and cost allocation • The evolution of demand response systems and their • Successful transmission projects and their key classification characteristics • Valley-filling demand response using storage: the flip • Linking renewable and transmission policies, such as side of traditional peak-focused DR the use of Competitive Renewable Energy Zones (CREZ) Michael Olaleye, Senior Engineer, Real Time Market • Institutional flexibility: working across RTOs and state Operations, boundaries to create flexible markets PJM Interconnection Jay Caspary, Director, Transmission Development, Southwest Power Pool 5.30 Chairs closing remarks William Grant, Manager, Transmission Control Center South, Xcel Energy 5.40 End of day one and networking drinks David Hicks, Director of Renewable Energy Procurement and Technical Services, NV Energy12.30 Networking lunch breakMedia partners: Green Power Conferences works in strategic partnerships with industry leading organizations and trade publications. Our international and targeted marketing campaigns ensure excellent marketing exposure for partners. If you would like to partner with us please contact Melanie Botting: Tel: +44 (0)20 3355 4226 Fax: +1 971 228 038 SmartGridToday Email: melanie.botting@greenpowerconferences.com TM www.smartgridtoday.com Book Now – Call +1 971 238 0700
  4. 4. “Thank you for putting this great event together” ALSTOM- Green Power Conferences Solar Power Generation USA 2011Day Two | Wednesday 28 September 2011 2.00 Developing an effective market8.30 Welcome coffee for ancillary services • How can the service of reducing intermittency be9.00 Chair’s opening remarks valued? Frank Donnelly, President, • FERC’s frequency control order and its implications on Wärtsilä- North America flexibility • The role of forecasting in providing advanced9.10 The role of gas in flexible energy intermittency control • Who will pay and how much? integration • Current issues facing market development • The role of gas in current generation: Michael Olaleye, Senior Engineer, Real Time Market - How much installed capacity exists Operations, - The economic impact of increasing renewables on PJM Interconnection gas Erik Ela, Engineer, Systems Integration, - The role of gas in providing spinning reserve/fast- National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) start capabilities 3.20 Networking refreshment break - Future requirements for gas generation • Impact of new regulatory policies on the use of gas 3.40 Developing the market for • The latest technical advances to improve starting efficiency and cleanliness flexible energy storage • Tapping into the ancillary service market • The benefits and value of storage for renewable Speakers to be announced energy integration • California’s storage policy and its role in developing the market10.10 Networking refreshment break • Getting the most value out of storage: replacing the ancillary market? - Stacking storage benefits to provide energy regulation10.50 Discussion panel: How can - The use of short term storage such as flywheels, natural gas be used to ultracapacitators and batteries • Loans, grants and incentives- what’s available? successfully integrate Shaun Johnson, Manager, Energy Market Products, New York ISO renewables into the grid? David Nemtzow, Senior Representative, David Hicks, Director of Renewable Energy Procurement California Energy Storage Alliance and Technical Services, NV Energy Bob Schute, Executive Director, Heather Sanders, Director, Smart Grid Technologies and Iowa Stored Energy Park Strategy, California ISO Erik Ela, Engineer, Systems Integration, 4.40 The use of energy storage by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) utilities in flexible integration • Current battery projects: successes and challenges11.30 Optimizing gas fired generation - Which technologies are being deployed? - What services are they providing? • Increasing output, efficiency and flexibility: • How to most effectively combine these technologies - Fast start upgrade packages into the grid - Part/minimum load operations - Where should they be incorporated? - Fast start and flexi plants - Control and operation measures • Are distributed energy resources economical and in • What mix of storage measures are most effective? which situations are they most appropriate? Mark Irwin, Director of Technology Development, • The potential of gas fired reciprocating engines, Southern California Edison advanced reciprocating engines and gas fired CHP Dora Nakafuji, Director of Renewable Energy and • Cases of improved capacity Alternative Power, Hawaiian Electric Company - Who has installed them? Abbas Akhil, Principal Member of Technical Staff, - Benefits to flexible generation Sandia National Laboratories Mickael Backman, Director, Market Development - Americas, 5.30 Chairs closing remarks Wärtsilä North America 5.40 End of conference12.30 Networking lunch break Agenda correct at time of going to pressGold Sponsor: Wärtsilä is a leading supplier of flexible power plants for the power generation markets. We offer truly competitive and reliable solutions for base load power generation, grid stability & peaking, industrial self- generation, as well as for the oil and gas industry. We provide superior value to our customers with our distributed, flexible, efficient and environmentally advanced energy solutions, which enable a global transition to a more sustainable and modern energy infrastructure. Find out more at www.wartsila.com including the new FlexiCycle®, a plant that combines optimal flexibility with superior efficiency.Book Now – Visit www.greenpowerconferences.com/flexiblepower
  5. 5. “Unusually focused and attentive participant group - high quality contacts and meetings. This was a high-quality, class event” Brightsource Energy - Green Power Conferences Solar Power Generation USA 2011Build relationships and drive salesat the Utility Scale Flexible Power Summit Gold Sponsor: 6 7 8 SOLD 9 10 11 5 SOLD 12 4 13 3 2 1 15 14 To conferenceLeverage cost effective promotional & businessopportunities on-site: Arrange a prime exhibition space to showcase your business to Book early to guarantee your place the industry’s decision makers (the most popular positions are already starting to be taken) Sponsorships are now available and provide access to Host a lunch or refreshment break and raise your brand profile strategic marketing, networking and media opportunities above your competitors both in the lead up to the event and onsite. Customized Organize strategic business meetings in one of our dedicated meeting rooms packages offering varying levels of branding and exposure Host an associated workshop or tutorial to demonstrate your are available to suit budgets and marketing aims. expertise to potential clients Brand an item for delegates to take away with them and keep Promote your company in the run-up to the event: your company at the forefront of their mind Benefit from an extensive pre-conference marketing campaignThese are just some of the examples of marketing opportunities to our global database of 500,000+ contactsour previous events sponsors have found effective. To discuss your Gain far-reaching coverage through the event’s supportingaims for 2011 and to design a tailor made sponsorship package, organizations and industry presscontact Paul Shearer: Impress existing and potential clients offering them anPaul Shearer, Business Development Manager exclusive client discount and pre-arranged free passesTel: +44 (0)203 355 4211 Enhance the profile of your company through association withEmail: paul.shearer@greenpowerconferences.com the utility sector’s leading figures Take advantage of the fantastic online networking system for the Utility Scale Plus join us on Flexible Power Summit. All pre-registered Search for “Utility Scale delegates, speakers and guests can contact each other, organize meetings and network before, during and after the event using this Flexible Power” under Groups. easy to use, private networking system. For more information, please visit the website. www.greenpowerconferences.com FORTHCOMING EVENTS Green Power Conferences was the first to offer professionally organized events focusing on the sustainability sector. Over the last seven years, we have welcomed over 13000 delegates from 138 countries and built a San Francisco, USA: 11-12 October global database of 500,000+ contacts. Our expertise lies in producing high quality, interactive conferences and training courses that provide ample networking opportunities for delegates and partners alike. Each event is developed by a team of market research professionals who ensure our events provide in-depth discussions and the latest industry updates in these fast-moving sectors. With a global portfolio of 50+ Boston, USA: 24-25 January events, Green Power Conferences is helping to accelerate the uptake of sustainable business practices from Rio to Hong Kong. We also walk the talk, by offsetting all our commercial activities through renewable energy projects around the world. For more information please see our website: Las Vegas, USA: 1-2 February www.greenpowerconferences.com Book Now – email graham.swanson@greenpowerconferences.com
  6. 6. Ea kin ff ust Bo 0% 6 Au rly g be o o g 1 1 fo Tel: re +1 971 238 0700 Fax: +1 971 228 0308 E-mail: graham.swanson@greenpowerconferences.com27- 28 September 2011, Grand Hyatt, Denver, USA Online: www.greenpowerconferences.com/flexiblepower Please Register Me For Standard Rates □ 2 day conference (27- 28 September) US$1999 □ Investor Owned Utility rate* US$999 □ Public/Municipal and Cooperative Utility rate* US$499 □ Non-profit organizations rates (20% discount) Note: Non profit rates are available for registered NGOs, government representatives and non profit organizations only. Discounts are at the discretion of Green Power Conferences and proof of status may be required. □ Special Group Offer: Register 3 delegates, only pay for 2 Early Booking Rates: Save an additional 10% if you book before before 16 August 2011* Discounts are at the discretion of Green Power Conferences and proof of status may be required. Delegate DetailsDelegate 1: Name: .................................................................................... Surname:........................................................................................Job Title: ................................................................................................ ................................................................................................Telephone: .............................................................................................. Business Email: ................................................................................Delegate 2: Name: .................................................................................... 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Tel: +1 303 295 1234 Fax: +1 303 292 2472 http://www.granddenver.hyatt.com/hyatt/ ................................................................................................................................................ hotels/index.jsp ..........................................................................Postcode:.......................................................... Accommodation: Registered delegates will be sent hotel options and booking forms. Country:................................................................Fax: ................................................................ Payment DetailsPlease charge my credit card TERMS CONDITIONS CONFIRMATION: You will receive confirmation of your booking by email.Please debit my: If you do not receive anything within 48 hours, please contact info@greenpowerconferences.com to ensure we have received your booking.Card no. CANCELLATIONS: If you cancel at least 10 full working days before the event date you will only be charged a 15% cancellation fee. We regret that no cancellations can be accepted after this dateExpiry date and full payment is due. Cancellations which are the result of a Force Majeure Event will also be chargeable on the above guidelines. Substitutions are welcome at any time. All other amendmentsAmount Security code to your booking may incur a 5% charge. CONTENT: It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the organisers to alter theCardholder’s name content and timing of the agenda or the identity of the speakers. FORCE MAJEURE: If for any reason arising from or attributable to acts, events, omissions orSignature accidents beyond Green Power Conferences’ reasonable control it is necessary to make amendments to the original planning of an event or it becomes impossible to run an event, GreenInternational Bank Transfer Power Conferences is relieved of all obligations and does not take any responsibility forAccount name: Green Thinking (Services) Ltd compensation, reimbursement of any additional expenses, inconvenience or loss of business thatBank: Barclays may be experienced by attendees. Further to this, Green Power Conferences reserves the right toBank Address: 38 Hans Crescent, London, retain delegate fees as a contribution to all venue and administrative costs incurred.SW1X 0LZ United Kingdom PAYMENT MUST BE DATA PROTECTION: The personal information provided by you on this brochure will be held on aSort Code: 20-47-35Account Number: 87434988 RECEIVED PRIOR TO database. Sometimes your details may be made available to partner companies for marketing purposes. If you do not wish your details to be used for this purpose, please tick here □.Swift Code: BARCGB22 THE CONFERENCE For full terms and conditions please seeIBAN: GB44BARC20473587434988 http://www.greenpowerconferences.com/general/booking_terms.htmlVAT Number: GB888324480Organized by: Fax your completed registration to: +1 971 228 0308 or Register Online at: www.greenpowerconferences.com/flexiblepower

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