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Decoding Grid Integrated Buildings
November 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm PST
The Building Decarbonization Coalition, with Gridworks, will host a two-day summit to explore the impact of building electrification on electric panels and neighborhood-level distribution grid components and examine solutions to overcome cost, policy, grid, scalability, and technology barriers that could hold back large-scale decarbonization. Participants will hear from top thinkers and practitioners at the cutting-edge of the grid interface of electrification and collectively take part in a discussion of solutions that will lead policy makers, load-serving entities, and communities towards pathways to scale electrification.
Space is limited! Please RSVP via EventBrite by November 1.
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Day 1 Agenda
|10 - 10:20am||Introductions and Level-Setting|
|10:20 - 10:40am||Speaker: Putting building decarbonization into context|
|10:40 - 11am||Expected load increases from decarbonization/ electrification|
|11am - 12pm||Panel and Discussion: Load serving entities (LSEs) and electrical panel impacts
- What are LSEs’ plans for how to plan and handle undersized panels in their jurisdictions?
- What are the common incumbent and updated technologies?
- What is the experience with customer versus utility costs?
|12 - 1pm||Lunch|
|1 - 2pm||Panel and Discussion: End Use Electrification and Local Distribution Grid Infrastructure
- What are the primary considerations when planning local infrastructure needs in anticipation of end use electrification?
- How is building electrification interfacing with EV charging infrastructure or rooftop PV installation?
|2 - 2:30pm||Speaker: Putting building decarbonization in context|
|2:30 - 2:45pm||Break|
|2:45 - 3:45pm||Defining clear problem statements|
|3:45 - 4pm||Wrap and Preview Day 2|
Day 2 Agenda
|9:30 - 9:45am||Overview of Day 1|
|9:45 - 10:45am||Problem Solver Panel: What are the emerging solutions to address the problem statements identified on Day 1?|
|10:45 - 11:30am||Break out 1: Solutions for Electrical Panels|
|Break out 2: How to address the distribution grid|
|11:30am - 12:15pm||Reconvene and report out from break outs|
|12:15 - 12:30pm||Wrap and Next Steps|