Great Energy Efficiency Day (GEED)

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This year’s Great Energy Efficiency Day (GEED), focusing on “The Role of Energy Efficiency in an Integrated Grid“, will convene leaders from across the country and sectors to discuss the critical role of energy efficiency in an integrated grid, featuring keynote remarks and panel topics that address utilities of the future, financing and the built environment.

Launched in 2004, GEED has become a “must attend” public discussion on the need for, and benefits of, energy efficiency. Each year the event draws stakeholders from business, industry, government and academia to offer their unique industry perspectives.


8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcome Remarks

Kateri Callahan, President, Alliance to Save Energy*

9:15 am – 9:30 am Keynote Remarks

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)*

9:30 am – 10:20 am Energy Efficiency: The First Fuel for Utilities of the Future

Moderator: Roger Flanagan, Managing Director, Lockheed Martin Energy*

Speakers: Paul Lau, Chief Grid Strategy & Operations Officer, Sacramento Municipal Utility District*

Terry Oliver, Chief Technology Innovation Officer, Bonneville Power Administration

10:20 am – 10:35 am Break
10:35 am – 11:25 am Financing:  The Foundation Needed to Build an Integrated Energy System

Moderator: Bruce Schlein, Director Alternative Energy Finance, Citigroup

Speakers: Jeff Eckel, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Hannon Armstrong*

Bryan Garcia, President & CEO, Connecticut Green Bank*

Adam Procell, President & CEO, Lime Energy 

11:25 am – 11:40 pm Break
11:40 am – 11:45 am Introduction of KeynoteJim Dagley, President, AERCO International*
11:45 am – 12:00 pm Keynote Remarks


12:00 pm – 12:50 pm Buildings-to-Grid: The Role of Buildings for the Integrated Grid

Moderator: Joe Hagerman, Senior Policy Advisor, Building Technologies Office, Department of Energy

Speakers: Greg Bergtold, Business Advocacy Director, The Dow Chemical Company

Christopher Kelson, Global Product Manager – Connected Home, Whirlpool Corporation*

Dana Soukup, Vice President Enterprise, Siemens Building Technologies*

12:50 pm – 1:00 pm Closing Remarks

Kateri Callahan, Alliance to Save Energy


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Washington DC

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