September 5, 2019
Location: Sheraton West Des Moines
Hosted by: Iowa Rural Power Education Foundation and Iowa Environmental Council
Supported by: NRECA, NRDC, Touchstone Energy, IAEC, CIPCO, Dairyland Power, Slipstream, Steffes Corp., GeothermalExchange.Org, IA Assoc for Energy Efficiency
|8:00 - 8:30 am||Registration|
|8:30 – 9:00 am|| Breakfast and Welcome to Iowa!|
|9:00 – 9:25 am|| Beneficial Electrification - The Future Is Electric!|
Framing the Promise and Potential of Beneficial Electrification
|9:25 – 9:45 am|| Opening Keynote|
Beneficial Electrification in the 21st Century!
Keith Dennis, NRECA
|9:45 - 10:15 am||The Opportunity and Challenge: National & Regional BE Assessments|
|10:15 - 11:00 am|| Viewpoints on Beneficial Electrification Opportunities:|
Electric Vehicles and Transportation Electrification
Moderator: Jeff Springer, Dairyland Power Cooperative
The EVs and Transportation Electrification session will discuss the variety of EVs and Transportation Electrification options that will meet the needs of customers and utilities, while increasing overall emissions efficiency.
|11:00 - 11:15 am|| Break|
Sponsored by NRECA & Dairyland Power Cooperative
|11:15 am - 12:00 pm|| Viewpoints on Beneficial Electrification Opportunities: Energy Storage|
Moderator: Anne Kimber, Electric Power Research Center, ISU
The Energy Storage session will discuss the variety of Energy Storage technologies (electric, thermal, etc.) that will meet the needs of customers and utilities, while increasing overall emissions efficiency.
|12:00 - 1:00 pm|| Lunch|
Sponsored by CIPCO
|1:00 - 1:45 pm|| Stakeholder Dialogue: Technologies – Barriers and Lessons Learned|
Moderator: Steven Koep, Beneficial Electrification Ambassador
The Beneficial Electrification Technologies dialogue will discuss the variety of residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial BE technologies. The discussion will cover technologies that will meet the needs of customers and utilities, while increasing overall emissions efficiency.
|1:45 - 2:45 pm|| Stakeholder Dialogue: Public Engagement, Public Policy & Market Development|
Moderator: Kerri Johannsen, Iowa Environmental Council
The BE Market Development & Public Engagement session will discuss coordinated BE market development efforts and public policy and awareness strategies. What has been learned from our joint efforts to promote the ideas of grid-interactive water heating (GIWH), Community Storage and environmentally beneficial electrification. Join us as we lay the groundwork for the Beneficial Electrification Team of Iowa!
|2:45 – 3:00 pm|| Break|
Sponsored by NRDC
|3:00 - 3:30 pm|| Closing Keynote|
Living Better Electrically! Past, Present & Future!
Jim Sayers, New Ground Iowa
|3:30 - 4:00 pm|| Beneficial Electrification – The Path Forward|
Thank You & Next Steps
|4:00 – 5:30 pm|| Reception & Tabletop Exhibits|
Sponsored by BEL