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Thursday, October 8 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Grids of the Future - New Technologies and Better Planning

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Technology and business model innovation in the energy sector is moving with blinding speed across the globe. Virtual Power Plants, Transactive Energy, Internet of Things, Blockchain, Decarbonization as a Service.... Learn what’s really behind the buzzwords and how technology and new business models enabled by distributed renewables are disrupting business as usual in the energy industry and offer a path to a more resilient, efficient and competitive electricity sector across Oregon. 

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Max Greene

Regulatory & Policy Director, Renewable Northwest
Max Greene is Renewable Northwest’s Regulatory & Policy Director. He works on matters ranging from resource planning to renewable-energy siting, all with a goal of decarbonizing the northwest. Previously Max worked as a staff attorney at the Conservation Law Foundation in Providence... Read More →

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Tanya Barhman

CEO & founder, Community Energy Labs
Tanya’s leadership track record spans 20 years as an industry innovator and managing executive. She’s managed complex energy technology projects and programs, including the oversight and management of multidisciplinary project teams, subcontracting and drafting of partnership... Read More →
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Ed Smeloff

Director of Grid Integration, Vote Solar
Ed is on Vote Solar's regulatory team working to transform the electric power system to be cleaner, smarter and more durable by integrating solar power and other clean energy technologies at all scales from rooftop to the utility-scale power plant. Vote Solar is involved in regulatory... Read More →
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Frederick Harris

Manager, Distribution Planning, Portland General Electric
Derrick Harris is an Oregon native who grew up in the NE Portland area.  He earned his degree in electrical engineering at Oregon State University in 2000.  From there, he began his career at Portland General Electric as a Distribution Engineer for primarily the downtown core secondary... Read More →

Thursday October 8, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Sunbow Auditorium