October 22, 2015 -
8:30am - 4:00pm
Denver Police Protective Association (PPA) Event
Decatur St. Denver, CO 80211
Policies and Solutions Shaping Our Energy Future
Plan now to join us for an informative day as RMAEE explores
“Policies and Solutions Shaping Our Energy Future.” Participants will
receive 8 Professional Development Hours (equals 1.6 CEM credits or 0.8
Continuing Education Units) for renewing professional certifications.
Lunch and continental breakfast are included with paid admission of
$65 for RMAEE members or AEE members and $85 for nonmembers.
This price ends at midnight October 20th. At the door registrations -
the prices increase $10 each. Students with Valid ID will be
admitted for free.
order of presentations subject to change)
Clean Power Plan: Development of Colorado’s 111(d) State Plan
William Allison (Air Pollution Control Division
Director) will present on Colorado’s possible responses to the EPA’s
111d Clean Power Plan rule and how to engage in that effort.
ESCO Case Studies Session
A wide range of
performance contracting clients including Counties (Arapahoe),
Cities (Westminster), and Others will briefly present case studies
that demonstrate successes and ways of overcoming challenges in
using the ESCO model to implement energy efficiency projects in
Colorado. They and their ESCO representatives will then address
audience questions related to performance contracting.
Enhancing Building Renovation Projects Through Energy
Performance Contracting (EPC)
Dan Gacnik, Business
Development Manager - McKinstry
Arapahoe County Phase II
OpTerra Energy Solutions
Energy Performance Contracting …in our experience
Net Zero Energy Projects in Army Facilities
will highlight work done by the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL)
and the Army to advance net zero energy at Army facilities. -
CSU Solar PV Case Study
Carol Dollard will discuss
financing, installation, and results of this solar array at CSU.
Grid 2.0: Energy in a Distributed, Competitive, Low-Carbon World
Ron Binz, former PUC chair and visionary leader towards the Grid
2.0, will discuss policy developments impacting energy generation,
consumption, and transmission.
The Hybrid DC Microgrid Building: Leading the Way to a New Paradigm
John Phelan is the Energy Services Manager
for Fort Collins Utilities, leading the team that provides energy
efficiency, conservation, demand response and renewable energy
services will discuss the new Utilities facility in Ft Collins
including the use of a DC microgrid.
Management and Funding Opportunities in Colorado Agriculture
Sam Anderson of
the Colorado Dept. of Agricultural will talk about funding sources
and various programs, including small hydro, available to promote
energy efficiency and energy production in the ag sector.
Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (CoPACE)
Paul Scharfenberger, CPACE Program Manager for the Colorado Energy
Office (CEO), will provide an overview of this program to provide
financing for energy efficiency in Colorado’s commercial building
Investor Confidence Project
Tracy Phillips will discuss
the various ICP protocols, how they are being implemented on
Colorado projects, and how these protocols may interact with
initiatives such as CPACE.
Transportation and Parking
Free parking is available in the lot across the street from the PPA
venue. Public transportation is also available (including RTD bus 28
from Union Station).