ELECTRIFYING AMERICA’S ENERGY FUTURE
Anne Hoskins is one of the country’s leading clean energy advocates, currently serving as Chief Policy Officer at Sunrun, the largest residential solar and storage provider in the United States.
In this address, Anne discusses Sunrun’s vision for electrifying homes, emphasizing the importance of distribution level electrification as a key strategy for grid resiliency and decarbonization. The presentation considers the role of different DER technologies (solar, storage, EVs) needed to electrify local power, policy concerns at the state level, and commercial updates at Sunrun.
PART I: UTILITY LEADERSHIP IN CLEAN ENERGY: HOW PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC IS FORGING THE WAY
President and CEO of Portland General Electric (PGN) Maria Pope speaks to her vision and plan for PGN to accelerate the clean energy future, addressing structural barriers, innovation to establish the foundation of at-scale clean energy, and cultural and change management.
PART II: FINANCING TO GRID-SCALE ENERGY STORAGE
In the second half of this keynote address, Director of the U.S. DOE’s Loan Programs Office Jigar Shah speaks to his vision for climate technology investment and market growth as a strategy for national decarbonization, giving special consideration to financing mechanisms for grid-scale energy storage.