June 27, 2019
Hosted by: Madison Gas and Electric
Supported by: NRECA, NRDC, Slipstream, WECA, Dairyland Power, Touchstone Energy, Steffes Corp., Geothermal Exchange Org., Customers First! Coalition
|7:30 - 8:00 am|| Breakfast and Welcome to Wisconsin!|
Breakfast Sponsored by NRECA
|8:00 – 8:30 am|| The Future Is Electric!|
Framing the Promise and Potential of Beneficial Electrification
|8:30 – 9:00 am|| Opening Keynote|
Gary Connett, Chairman – BEL
|9:00 - 10:00 am|| Viewpoints from WI Leaders on Beneficial Electrification Opportunities|
Moderator: Steven Koep, BE-A (Beneficial Electrification Ambassador)
|10:00 - 10:15 am|| Break|
Sponsored by Steffes Corp.
|10:15 - 11:00 am||The Opportunity and Challenge: NREL and EPRI’s National Assessments|
|11:00 am – 12:30 pm|| Stakeholder Dialogue 1: Technologies – Barriers and Lessons Learned|
Moderator: Keith Dennis, NRECA
The Beneficial Electrification Technologies dialogue will discuss the variety of residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial BE technologies that will meet the needs of customers and utilities, while increasing overall emissions efficiency.
|12:30 - 1:15 pm|| Lunch|
Sponsored by NRDC
|1:15 - 2:30 pm|| Stakeholder Dialogue 2: Public Policy|
Moderator: Robin Lisowski, Slipstream
The Beneficial Electrification & Public Policy dialogue will explore the relationship between market development and public policy, specifically the legislative and regulatory environment in Wisconsin as it relates to Beneficial Electrification.
|2:30 – 2:45pm|| Break|
Sponsored by Geothermal Exchange Org. (GeoExchange)
|2:45 - 3:45pm|| Stakeholder Dialogue 3: Public Engagement & Market Development|
Moderator: Steve Koep, Beneficial Electrification Ambassador
The BE Market Development & Public Engagement session will discuss coordinated BE market development efforts and public 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 Wisconsin!
|3:45 - 4:30pm|| Beneficial Electrification – The Path Forward|
Stakeholder Feedback, Closing Remarks & Next Steps
|4:30 – 5:30 pm||Dr. Steve’s Singalong! Adjourn & Reception|