2019 SC Clean Energy Conference

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Driving Economic Growth through Clean Energy Expansion

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 – LOCATION TBD

4:00-6:00 pm – Speaker & Sponsors Reception (Invitation Only)

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7 – DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

8:00 am – Registration opens – light breakfast available

8:45 am – Opening Session: Driving into the Day

  • Welcome – SC Clean Energy Business Alliance
  • Opening Remarks from Titanium Sponsor Dominion Energy
  • Rodney Blevins, President & CEO Southeast Energy Group
  • Tips for your Clean Energy Conference Drive – Bonnie Loomis SCCEBA

9:00 am  – Morning Session: Driving Economic Resilience through Clean Energy
Sponsored by the SC Energy Office & the NC Clean Energy Technology Center

With extreme weather events occurring more and more frequently, energy resilience is a topic moving up the list of priorities for business, industry and government. The SC Energy Office will share initiatives that support both resiliency and efficiency improvements for leaders and facility managers looking for solutions to help mitigate these event and their associated power issues, which often lead to significant economic and potential societal impacts. They will also offer a snapshot of what other states are doing in this area. And, the US DOE Southeast Combined Heat and Power TAP will provide information on statewide and regional resources available to support your organization's resilience efforts.

10:00 am – Shift into Neutral for Networking
Sponsored by Johnson Development

10:30 am – Keynote Session: Driving Transportation Electrification – The Future is NOW
Sponsored by Lockhart Power

  • Speaker: Erika Myers, Principal – Smart Electric Power Alliance

11:30 am – Morning Breakout Sessions

Solar Farms: The “New Model Year” Vehicle for Economic Development
Sponsored by Southern Current

Buckle in with Southern Current and local officials from counties that are home to solar farms to hear more about the powerful benefits of these facilities to the local economy and surrounding communities.


Regulatory Electric Vehicle Policies: General Information & Considerations
Presented by the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance

As SC continues to develop energy policy to keep pace with solar development and technological advances, we need to do our best to get ahead of the curve in electric vehicle regulatory policies.  Join the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance for a PREVIEW of the briefing that they will be presenting later in the day to the SC Public Service Commission about how our state can keep up with the EV regulatory race.

12:30 pm – Lunch General Session: Driving past Politics & toward Policy in 2020
Sponsored by Duke Energy & Piedmont Natural Gas

Fuel up on a lunch from Columbia’s smallSugar, a sustainable café concept of City Grit Hospitaltiy Group, while you plug in for a lively discussion among state elected officials on the politics behind clean energy debates from the Statehouse to the White House and what to expect in terms of clean energy in the upcoming 2020 legislative session.

1:30 pm – Shift into Neutral for Networking
Sponsored by Preformed Line Products

2:00 pm – Afternoon General Session: Driving Clean Energy Expansion through SC’s 2019 Energy Freedom Act
Sponsored by the Intertech Group

Panel discussion on SC’s new Energy Freedom Act, overall, and the Act’s requirements for integrated resource planning in the future.  Panelists include representatives from Santee Cooper, Duke Energy, Dominion Energy and the solar development community.

3:00 pm – Afternoon Breakout Sessions
Details coming soon!

4:00 pm – Driving SCCEBA forward in 2020

  • Attendee Input/ SCCEBA Board Listening Session

4:30 pm – Put it in Park

  • Wind down with a great sunset view of the city atop the Darla Moore School
    Sponsored by NextEra

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8 – DARLA MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Continuing Legal Education Seminar – See Agenda Here

The South Carolina Clean Energy Conference is truly one-of-a-kind.

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