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Schedule of Events

Virginia Solar Summit Agenda

Sept. 12, 2018

8:00- 9:00 Networking Breakfast

9:00- 9:15 Welcome by Angela Navarro (Deputy Secretary of Commerce and Trade)

9:15- 9:45  Trends, policy history, and a regional outlook on solar power

  • Ken Jurman (DMME, Renewables Program Manager)

9:45- 10:45 Applied Solar Technology: Perspectives from the field

  • Utility-scale Solar Technology Overview (Lisa Moerner, Dominion Energy)
  • Commercial and Non-profit Solar (Anthony Smith, Secure Futures)
  • Rooftop and Distributed Solar (Damian Pitt, VCU)

10:45- 11:15am Networking Break

11:15-12:15pm Permit by Rule and Local Authority

  • Mary Beth Major (VDEQ Renewables Program Manager)
  • Patrick Mauney (Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission)

12:15- 1:15 LUNCH

1:15- 2:30pm Land Use Considerations 

  • Steve Kalland (NC Clean Energy Center)
  • Barbara Jacocks (Richmond Regional Planning District)

2:30-3:00 Networking Break

3:00- 4:00 Fiscal Considerations and Risk Management

  • David Murray (MDV-SEIA)
  • Joe Lerch (Virginia Association of County Organizations)
  • Karla Loeb (Sigora Solar, VP of Policy & Dev.)
Sept 13, 2018