Sustainable Jersey to Moderate Panel Discussion at 2014 Solar Power Mid-Atlantic Regional Event in Atlantic City

on Sep 03, 2014

Mark Warner, Sustainable Jersey’s director of energy, will moderate a panel titled “The Role of Solar and Resiliency” at the Solar Power Mid-Atlantic Regional Event in Atlantic City on September 10.  Solar Power Mid-Atlantic is a two-day event (September 9-10) that promotes networking and education on solar issues. Mr. Warner leads the development and delivery of the energy program at Sustainable Jersey and is responsible for policy and market development for energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric vehicles and advanced infrastructure such as microgrids, storage and resiliency. His sustainable energy work builds on nearly 30 years of experience in market development and the infrastructure transformation resulting from deregulation.

In addition to Warner, the panel will include Abigail Ross Hopper, Esq., Director, Maryland Energy Administration and Energy Advisor to Governor Martin O'Malley; Tom Leyden, Chief Executive Officer, Solar Grid Storage; Mitch Carpen, Executive Director of the NJ Energy Resiliency Bank; and James Skillman, Customer Project Manager, Consolidated Edison, Inc. The panel will review the technologies needed to enable solar as a resiliency solution, and the potential impacts that emerging technology can have on the overall grid.

 The Mid-Atlantic region is a thriving leader in the United States solar market and continues to gain momentum, with an expected 1.5GW installed in the next two to three years.  Solar Power Mid-Atlantic is presented by Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) to provide discussions on policy, regulatory, and technical topics facing the industry in the region.

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