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Due to Covid-19, we have decided to revisit the possibilty of an in-person event in the Spring of 2021.
We hope to see you all in the future.
California is leading the way to a cleaner, green power generation future. As the state marches closer to 100% RPS for power generation, there will be challenges at a system level. Join as we review intensive power system models and discuss the optimal path forward to a 100% renewable energy future in California.
9:30AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
10:00AM Presentation: California's Path to 100%
Jussi Heikkinen and Antti Alahäivälä will present a pathway to 100% for California designed to meet net-zero carbon by 2040 while simultaneously minimizing air emissions, land use, and energy costs relative to that envisioned with current plans.
Jussi Heikkinen, Director, Growth & Development, Americas, Wärtsilä
Antti Alahäivälä, Manager, Business Development, Wärtsilä
11:00 AM Panel: Decarbonizing the Californian Power System
Local and global experts discuss the ideas presented in the study, and add their own views on how to tackle the challenges that come along with a 100% RPS goal.
Gary Ackerman, President, Foothill Services, Inc
Karl Meeusen, Senior Advisor, Infrastructure & Regulatory Policy,
Jan Smutny-Jones, CEO, Independent Energy Producers Association
Mayte Sanchez, Senior Policy Director, CMTA
David Millar, Director of Energy Analytics, Ascend Analytics
12:00PM Lunch & Networking
End of Event
3:00PM Post-Event Happy Hour, Sawyer Hotel
Interested in becoming more involved with Path to 100%? We're always happy to have new experts to network, share expertise, and speak with and for us with the common goal of shortening the Path to 100% renewable power systems.