March 19: Curtailment – Why are we spilling renewables and how is it getting better through collaboration?

* Link to event follow up resources: Teaching the Duck to Fly, RAP, January 2014 [with contributions by Commissioner Mike Champley and Carl Freedman of Haiku Design & Analysis].

On March 19, we will hear about Curtailment and its future implications for and impact on renewable energy projects as well as strategies being considered for addressing it. Why are we spilling renewables, and how is it getting better through collaboration?

Join WiRE for a thought-provoking panel discussion featuring Lisa Dangelmaier, Manager of Operations & System Planning at HELCO; Jay Griffin, Ph.D., Chief of Policy & Research at the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission; Dean Nishina, Utilities Administrator at the Division of Consumer Advocacy; and, Bash Nola, Utility & Renewable Energy Consultant. The panel will be moderated by Kay Fukunaga of NextEra Energy, Inc.

Wednesday, March 19 from 8:00-9:30 AM, Plaza Club Honolulu

Breakfast includes coffee, juice, bagels & cream cheese, fruit, pastries, and hot breakfast options, too!

Click here to Register!

We would also like to remind WiRE members about the upcoming: “The Electric Utility of the Future” conference being held from March 26-28, 2014 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.

To register, please visit:

Link to: Conference Program

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