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Tuesday, Mar 29, 2011

A Forum to Explore Supply and Demand Solutions for New York's Electricity System

This half-day forum will examine the electricity system in New York City — where it comes from, how it's delivered, and how it's used. Industry leaders, policymakers, and academics will discuss challenges and solutions to integrating renewables into the grid as well as demand management and efficiency innovations.

When: March 29, 2011 from 8:30am – 12:30pm

Location: NYU Wagner, The Puck Building, Rudin Family Forum for Civic Dialogue, 2nd Fl.
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604 map

RSVP: This event is open to the pubic and it's free to attend. RSVP is required.

Sponsor: NYU's Wagner Environmental Policy & Action in partnership with NYC Acre and NYU Sustainability

Keynote Speaker: Sergej Mahnovski, Ph.D, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, NYC Department of Environmental Protection

Panelists and Moderators:

Panel 1: Supplyside Solutions
Nancy E. Anderson, Executive Director, Sallan Foundation

Francisco de Leon, Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, NYU POLY
Joe Oates, Vice President of Energy Management, Con Edison
Bonnie Gurry, Renewable Energy Resources and Technology Engineer, NYPA
Trey Taylor, Co-founder & President, Verdant Power

Panel 2: Demand Side Innovations
Sara Jayanthi, NYSERDA Energy $mart Communities Coordinator, Solar One

Rebecca Craft, Director of Energy Efficiency Programs, Con Edison
James T. Gallagher, Senior Manager for Strategic & Business Planning, NYISO
Vincent Gil, Account Executive, New York Power Authority
Mei Shibata, Chief Business Officer, ThinkEco

Opening and Closing Remarks:
Rae Zimmerman, Professor of Planning and Public Administration, NYU Wagner
John Bradley, Assistant Vice President, Sustainability, Energy and Technical Services, NYU

Download the Event Flyer and the Agenda.

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