Energy, Environment and Economical Development Conference

  • March 17, 2014
  • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Cromwell Marriott

Energy, Environment and Economical Conference

The policy, regulatory and technology landscape for Connecticut's energy industry is changing at an accelerated pace. Join us for an in-depth look at upcoming changes at the federal, regional and state levels for the energy industry, environmental policy and their impact on Connecticut's economic development.   


7:30 AM - 8:00 AM: Registration, Continental Breakfast and Displays

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM: Welcome


8:15 AM - 9:45 AM:

Panel I - EPA Rules: Furthering Progress to a Cleaner and Smarter Grid:

  • Robert Bibbo, Normandeau Associates, Moderator;
  • Peter Anderson, Geosyntec (GHG Rules, Tailoring Rule, Sec. 111b, NSPS and Sec. 111d, existing power plants);
  • Tom Lavery,  Senior Consultant (Cross State Air Pollution Rule, CSPAR, CASNET)
  • A.J. Jablonowski, PE., Epsilon Associates (MATS, 316b, Coal Combustion Residual Rule and  Effluent Guidelines for Wastewater Discharges)

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM: Keynote Address: Congressman John Larson, Connecticut 1st District, Federal Energy Policy


10:15 AM - 11:00 AM: Networking Coffee Break and Displays

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM:
Panel II New England's Evolving Energy Infrastructure

  • Joey Lee Miranda, Esq., Robinson & Cole, Moderator;
  • Electric/Natural Gas Coordination: Kevin Kirby, VP Market Operations, ISO-NE;
  • The Future of the Energy Industry: Roddy Diotalevi, Senior Director, Sales & Marketing, UIL
  • Grid Modernization: Janet Gail Besser, New England Clean Energy Council

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM: Lunch and  Keynote Address: Robert Klee, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection



2:00 PM - 3:30 PM:Panel III - Zero Emission Vehicles: The Shape of Things To Come

  • Joel Rinebold, Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Moderator;
  • Anne Gobin CT DEEP Air Compliance Bureau Chief;
  • Bill McLeod, Hyundai Government Affairs, (Hydrogen vehicles);
  • Rob Friedland, President and CEO, Proton Onsite (Hydrogen Refueling Stations)
  • Watson Collins , CL&P (Electric Recharging)

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 Sponsor and Display Table Information




Paul Brady, Executive Director

CT Power & Energy Society


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