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HILTON ST. PETERSBURG CARILLON PARK
MAY 28 & 29, 2015

 

Thank you to all who joined the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council to discuss our region’s energy future!

Presentation slides from the event are available for download. Click the "Presentation - PDF" link next to a presentation title (below) to view that speaker's presentation slides. (Note: Not alll event speakers used slides in their presentation.)

 

Summit Agenda

 

Thursday May 28

8:30 - Registration, Networking, and Continental Breakfast

9:15 - Welcome

  • Barbara Sheen Todd, TBRPC Councilmember, Summit Committee Chairperson
  • Honorable Woody Brown, Mayor, City of Largo, TBRPC Vice Chair
  • 9:25 Morning Keynote Speaker: Congresswoman Kathy Castor

  • Honorable Kathy Castor, Representative, United States Congress, Florida District 14, Member, Energy and Commerce Committee
  • 9:45 Future of Energy Demand and Supply in Tampa Bay and Florida

  • Randy Deshazo, Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (Presentation Slides - PDF)
  • 10:15 Florida Office of Energy Initiatives

  • Tony Morgan, Economic Development Program Administrator, Office of Energy, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (Presentation Slides - PDF)
  • 10:30 Solar Choice Amendment Ballot Initiative

  • Tory Perfetti, Chairman, Floridians for Solar Choice
  • 10:45 Panel of Elected Officials

  • Honorable Jeff Brandes, Senator, Florida Senate District 22
  • Honorable Dwight Dudley, Representative, Florida House District 68
  • Honorable Kathryn Starkey, Pasco County Commissioner
  • Honorable Hoyt Hamilton, Councilman, City of Clearwater
  • Honorable Linda S. Lerner, Chairperson, Pinellas County School Board
  • Moderated by Joshua Gillin, Reporter, PolitiFact Florida and Tampa Bay Times

    11:45 Break

    12:00 Lunch Keynote Speaker: Congressman David W. Jolly

  • Honorable David W. Jolly, Representative, United States Congress, Florida District 13
  • 1:00 Overview of Solar Energy: National and Florida Perspectives

  • Chad Laurent, Meister Consulting Group (Presentation Slides - PDF)
  • Mike Anthiel, Executive Director, Florida Alliance for Renewable Energy
  • Moderated by Avera Wynne, Planning Director, Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council

    2:00 Renewables in Action: What are we doing now?

  • Tamara Waldmann, Dir. of Florida Distributed Generation Strategy, Duke Energy Florida
  • Buck Martinez, Senior Director Project Development, Florida Power and Light (Presentation Slides - PDF)
  • Shelly Aubuchon, TECO Renewables (Presentation - PDF)
  • Joseph Treshler, VP Business Management & Development, Covanta (Presentation Slides - PDF)
  • Moderated by Avera Wynne, Planning Director, Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council

    3:30 Energy Infrastructure Security & Resilience

  • Ollie Gagnon, Protective Security Advisor, U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (Presentation Slides - PDF)
  • 4:00 Re-charge: Networking Reception on Terrace

     

    Friday May 29

    8:30 Registration, Networking, and Continental Breakfast

    9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Barbara Sheen Todd, TBRPC Councilmember, Summit Committee Chairperson

    9:05 Duke Energy Florida

  • Alex Glenn, President, Duke Energy Florida (Presentation - PDF)
  • 9:30 Energy Efficient Buildings: Techniques and Case Studies

  • Taylor Ralph, REAL Building Consultants (Presentation - PDF)
  • Case Studies:

  • First Housing, Inc. Headquarters, Doug McCree (Presentation - PDF)
  • Hillsborough Community College, Steve Bivens, Tampa Bay Trane (Presentation - PDF)
  • Polypack, Inc., Alain Cerf

    10:20 Installing Solar PV Systems: A Look at the Process

  • Rick Gilbert, Solar Source Institute (Presentation - PDF)
  • Brady Smith, Solar Ready Florida (Presentation - PDF)
  • 11:00 Alternative Energy for Transportation

  • Steve Reich, USF Center for Urban Transportation (Presentation - PDF)
  • Chuck Warrington, Managing Director and Executive Officer, Clearwater Gas
  • Kenneth Hernandez, TECO Energy, Alternative Fuel Vehicles Program
  • 11:45 Break

    12:00 Lunch Keynote Speaker: Consul General Mr. Jürgen Borsch

  • Consul General Mr. Jürgen Borsch, Federal Republic of Germany. “Renewable Energy in Germany and Europe” (Presentation - PDF)
  • Adjournment

     

     

     

    Contact Information
    For more information on Energy Summit Tampa Bay, please contact Ms. Wren Krahl, PHR at TBRPC, (727) 570-5151 ext. 22 or wren@tbrpc.org

     

     

     

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