Lindsay Josephs 
Munro Distributing 


Thursday September 6, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

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Johnson & Wales Inn 
213 Taunton Avenue
Seekonk, MA 02771

Driving Directions 

Innovations in Clean Energy 

What is the conference about?

Bringing industry stakeholders together for a stimulating look at the MA, CT and RI sustainable energy markets. The energy expo offers networking opportunities, the latest in Renewable & Energy Efficiency technologies – as well as informative talks on policy, finance, incentives, innovation and emerging opportunities.

Please note the times on all sessions.  Some sessions overlap, so please plan ahead. 

9 AM: Registration (Lobby) & Exhibits Open (Embassy Room 9 AM - 6 PM) 

9AM – 10AM: Continental Breakfast (Imperial & Regency Rooms)

9:45: Welcome and Opening Remarks by Munro Distributing (Imperial & Regency Rooms)

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Informative Talks - Session One
1A CT Solar ZREC Contracts - Alex Kragie, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection   (Regency)
1B  RI Commercial PV Financing - Julian Dash, Clean Economy, Inc.  (Imperial)

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Workshop Session One
1C When and why to consider ECM Motors - Jeff Hall, Munro Distributing (Terrace)
1D  The Latest in LED Lighting – Steve Zimmer, Omnilite (Marquis)

10:30 AM – 11 AM BREAK – Coffee & Tea (Lobby & Embassy Room)

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Informative Talks - Session Two
2A RI Solar Distributed Generation Contracts - Chris Kearns, RI Office of Energy Resources (Regency)
2B CT Commercial Energy Efficieny Program Overview - Randy Vagnini, Northeast Utilities (Imperial)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Workshop Session Two
2C Solar Racking Best Practices & Risk Mitigation - Brett Neilson, UniRac (Terrace)
2D How to Make Money in Renewable Energy - Chris Williams, HeatSpring

12:00 PM- 1:00 PM:  Innovations Luncheon & Keynote (Imperial & Regency Rooms)
MA Senator Marc R. Pacheco

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Workshop Session Three
3C Overview of Solar Inverters, String Sizing & Monitoring - Brad Sherman, Solectria (Terrace)
3D 2012 NEC PV Changes and Working Safely with PV – Patrick Retelle, Solar Design Associates (Marquis)

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM: Informative Talks - Session Three
3A MA & RI Commercial & Industrial Lighting Programs - Rishi Sondhi, NSTAR (Regency)
3B RI  MA Solar Thermal & PV Program Update – Elizabeth Kennedy, MassCEC  (Imperial) 

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM: Panel Discussion
3C Update on MA SREC Market - Alex Sheets, SRECTrade & Gary Lakrtiz, Knollwood Energy (Imperial)

2:00 – 3:00 PM BREAK – Refreshments (Lobby & Embassy Room)

2:15 PM -3:30 PM: Workshop Session Four
4C The impact Lighting Controls will have on your business - Gerard Darville, Lutron (Terrace)
4D  What is the ROI when installing Variable Frequency Drives - Mark Mizia, Eaton (Marquis)

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM: Informative Talks - Session Four
4A Energy Efficiency Project Financing - Nancy Stokes, Mechanics Cooperative Bank (Imperial)
4B Interconnection & Net Metering - Nathan Phelps, MA Department of Public Utilities (Regency)

3:45 – 4:15 Workshop Session Five
5A Premium Efficient Wattsaver Motors – Todd Moore, Manning & Associates (Imperial)
5B LED Lighting for exterior and industrial areas– Rodney Jenkins, Acuity Brands  (Regency)
5B Energy Efficient Transformers – Robert Cannon, REX (Marquis) 
5C Get Comfort and Save Energy with Big Smart Fans - Peter Caruso, Air Motion Sciences (Terrace)

3:30 PM - 6 PM: Networking Reception
 Exhibits remain open until 6 PM

Who should attend?

  • Building Owners
  • Facility Managers
  • Energy Service Companies
  • Electrical Contractors
  • Solar Installers
  • Local Inspectors
  • Utility Account Executives
  • Mechanical Contractors
  • Town Administrators 

Exhibitors as of 8/28/12

  • SolarWorld
  • RAB
  • Nissan Leaf
  • LG
  • Enecsys
  • REX
  • Beta/Onmilite
  • Lutron/Yusen
  • Sylvania
  • Lithonia/Boston Light Source
  • Solectria
  • Ecolibrium
  • UniRac
  • Eaton
  • Air Motion Science
  • Leviton
  • Leeson
  • Solar Design Associates