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Energy experts converge in Ann Arbor to discuss industry trends, forecasts for Michigan
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ANN ARBOR – An engaging discussion with energy experts regarding industry trends and forecasts that will affect decisions about Michigan’s energy future will be held at the University of Michigan Ross Business School on Wednesday, June 26.
This inaugural Michigan Energy Futures Conference is hosted by NextEnergy, the Erb Institute, Growth Capital Network, Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council, 5 Lakes Energy and the Institute for Energy Innovation.
The event will run from 9:30 a.m.-3:40 p.m. and feature a variety of keynote speakers and panel discussions, including:
- Ronald Binz – Principal, Public Policy Consulting (9:50 a.m.)
- Phyllis Cuttino – Director, Pew Charitable Trusts, Clean Energy Program (1 p.m.)
- Janet Peace – Vice President of Markets and Business Strategy, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (3 p.m.)
- Grid-Based Technology and Business Model Innovation (10:20 a.m.)
Moderator: Jean Redfield, President and CEO, NextEnergy
Panelists: Stu Bresler, Vice President of Market Operations and Demand Resources for PJM and Lisa Wood, Executive Director of Institute for Energy Innovation, IEI
- Innovative Utility System Resources (1:30 p.m.)
Moderator: Dan Scripps, President, Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council
Michigan Public Service Commission Chairman Orjiakor Isiogu will also be honored for his public service during the conference.