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Conference Program

2022 Educational Program

The combined Intersolar North America and Energy Storage North America 2022 Conference Program includes sessions focused on distributed and utility-scale solar + energy storage topics.

Browse the full conference program on this page, and learn more about our 2021 workshops and speakers via the following links:

Pre-Conference Workshops
January 12, 2022
Day One
January 13, 2022
Day Two
January 14, 2022

NABCEP Technical Training

The Installer-Contractor Continuing Ed Technical Workshops provide an in-depth look at 4 different renewable energy products. NABCEP Board Certified Professionals will advance their professional development and earn CEUs pre-approved to...
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Rudy Saporite
Milton Nogueira
Mark Mays
Steve Higgins

Energy Storage, PV and the NEC

Join NEC experts and earn 6 NABCEP credits for a technical, full day workshop where you can brush up on your energy storage, PV, electric vehicle interconnection, and NEC knowledge...
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Bill Brooks
Sean White

NFPA 855 and Fire Codes for ESS

This three-hour course covers the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 855 and UL9540 standards as they relate to ESS design and installation considerations, as well as their intersection with the...
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Justine Sanchez

Long Duration Energy Storage (LDES): Due Diligence for Grid Planning & Product Development

The electric grid is undergoing a historic transformation with increasing decarbonization goals prompting high penetrations of renewable energy, retirement of traditional fossil fuel assets, and support for wide-spread electrification.   As...
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Sarah Busch
Matt McDonnell
Gigio Sakota
Hugh McDermott
Gabe Murtaugh
Ed Burgess
Maria Roumpani
Erin Childs

*NABCEP Certified* Operations and Maintenance (O&M) for PV Systems

As more and more PV systems come online and those installed continue to age, the operations and maintenance (O&M) field is rapidly growing. This course is geared towards training PV...
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Marshall Brunson
Brian Mehalic

State of the Evolving Market for Storage & Hybrid Projects

Although we are still in the early days of our energy transition, the landscape of energy storage and hybrid (solar + storage) projects is rapidly evolving and is already changing...
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Joel Berger
John Fernandes
Mike Berlinski
Tony Abate

Think Beyond the Grid! How Green Hydrogen Will Open Vast New Market Opportunities for Solar: Fundamentals, Applications & the Evolution of Green Hydrogen Hubs

Green hydrogen is a promising and exciting area in the clean energy world and represents a major growth opportunity for solar energy deployment. Green hydrogen, a gas that can be...
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Janice Lin
Janice Lin

KEYNOTE: Grid Resilience in the Face of Extreme Weather Events

With the increasing frequency of extreme weather conditions, there is an urgent need to integrate resiliency solutions on the grid to ensure consumers and businesses have continuous access to electricity....
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Surya Panditi

Vehicle-Grid Integration (VGI) – Strategies for Widespread Dissemination

Vehicle-Grid Integration (VGI) is increasingly being recognized for the huge value proposition and range of potential benefits it can offer – from enhancing grid reliability services, electrifying transportation and the...
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Russell Vare
Matt McDonnell
Marc Monbouquette
David McCreadie

Community Options for Storage: Creating Locally-Sourced Power For Peak Needs

This session will feature two case studies from California and New York City that evaluate how two very different communities are addressing community resiliency through the creation of locally-sourced power...
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Aric Saunders
Josh Hotvet
Erin Childs

Lessons Learned From Storage Performance During Summer 2021

California is considered a global leader for showcasing how standalone and hybrid storage can effectively operate in the energy market. In the summer of 2021, a record breaking 1800 MW...
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Gabe Murtaugh
Alex Morris

Automation & Digitalization in Solar O&M

Global cumulative solar PV installations are expected to grow to 1,243 GWdc by 2024. While demand has been strong, power purchase prices across the globe have been dropping considerably in...
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Feng Zhang

The Conservative Case for Clean Energy

While the political climate in America remains divided on nearly every issue, surprising gains are being made among conservative voters and organizations in shifting attitudes towards clean energy solutions. As...
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Scyller Borglum
Alex Fitzsimmons
Devin Hartman
Landon Stevens

Where will FERC Order 2222 Make an Impact for Storage?

Building on FERC Order 841, Order 2222 promises to open up additional opportunities for distributed energy resources (DERs) including distributed energy storage in wholesale electric markets operated by RTOs/ISOs. However,...
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Jacqueline DeRosa
Harris R. Eisenhardt
Mike Berlinski
Jin Noh

Successfully Modeling Grid-Scale Energy Storage in IRPs

Grid scale energy storage resources are increasingly showing up in utility Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) processes, and being deployed across the country on the transmission grid. Due to the unique...
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Jay Luther Lim
Sarah Kurtz
Norm Richardson
Maria Roumpani

Community Solar: Market Growth Opportunities & Models That Deliver Low-Income Development & Community Engagement

Community Solar Panel: With 2,826 MWdc of community solar projects installed through 2020, community solar is one of the fastest growing industry segments. Furthermore, community solar and other DG markets...
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Glenn Weinberg
Daniela Pangallo
Daniela Pangallo
Charlie Coggesghall
Charlie Coggeshall

The Long and Short of It: Energy Storage for Days

Energy storage of all types will be a key enabler of a fully decarbonized electric grid. While shorter-duration storage now supports today’s level of renewable energy generation, longer-duration storage technologies...
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Julian Spector
Marco Ferrara
Carrie Bellamy
Hugh McDermott

Building a Distributed and Equitable Energy Future

Presented by PV Magazine Addressing the threat posed by climate change means using massive amounts of clean energy resources like solar to both decarbonize and electrify the economy. While projects...
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Lindsay Gorrill

PV After Installation – O&M, Failures, and Recycling

With power output warranties of 20-30 years, it is easy to believe that our work is over once a PV system is installed. However, our industry needs to take a...
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Sam Vanderhoof
Jason Feng
Matthew G Herman
Brian Mehalic

Solar + Storage Microgrids: Applications for Electric Transit, Rural Utility Service Models, & Low-Income Community Resiliency

Jurisdictions across the country are deploying and installing microgrids for their clean energy, economic, resiliency and flexibility benefits. This session will feature three different microgrid case studies across the country,...
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Tom Cheyney
Steven W. Pullins
Bennett Chabot
Angelo Campus
Sequoya Cross

The Green Hydrogen Port Opportunity: Decarbonization & Improving Community Health

Green hydrogen is a promising and exciting area in the clean energy world and represents vast opportunities in solar energy collaboration, long-duration energy storage, multi-sectorial decarbonization, and addressing societal problems...
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Madeline Rose
Scott Schoenfeld
Janice Lin
Janice Lin

De-risking mega-projects through data-driven solar and storage procurement, construction and operations

The number of U.S. solar+storage projects more than doubled from 2016 to present and the EIA expects this trend to continue –before long, every PV power plant will include energy...
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Harnessing the Potential of Energy Storage to Capture Value with Evolving Price Signals: NEM-3, Daily Demand Charges, Real Time Pricing

To support the increasing penetration of renewable generation and increase resilience to extreme weather events, utilities and regulators are driving a variety of new programs and price signals. These include...
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Brian Ballek
Adam Gerza

Solar Hybrid Systems incorporating Natural Gas or LPG for on and off grid applications

To increase the use of Solar Energy the Industry needs to expand its markets / applications by incorporating new technologies solving the problems energy storage cost, maximizing the use of...
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Arthur Sams

Understanding Insulation Resistance Testing (IRT) for PV Systems

Performing insulation resistance testing on the conductors installed in PV systems is an important step in system commissioning and O&M. In this session, 130-year-old leader in electrical testing equipment manufacturer,...
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Michael Palmer
Ryan Mayfield
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