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Arizona Beneficial Electrification Summit

November 10, 2022

Location: Tempe, Arizona

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November 10, 2022
7:30 – 8:30 amBreakfast and Welcome
Welcoming Remarks
8:30 – 8:45 amBeneficial Electrification – Opportunities Abound
Framing the Promise and Potential of Beneficial Electrification

8:45 – 9:15 amViewpoints from Arizona Stakeholders on Beneficial Electrification Opportunities

9:15 – 9:45 amChallenges and Opportunities on Grid and Energy Resources
A Presentation of NREL’s Electrification Futures Study

9:45 – 10:00 amBreak
10:00 – 11:00 amOpportunities in Transportation Electrification

  • Moderator: Steve Zylstra, President and CEO, AZ Tech Council
  • Diane Kresich, Research Center Manager, AZ Department of Transportation
  • Tony Perez, Sr. Energy Innovation Analyst, Arizona Public Service
  • Camilla Martins-Bekat, Sr. Market Development Rep, Tucson Electric Power
  • Terry Rother, Electric Vehicle Programs Lead, Salt River Project
11:00 am – NoonOpportunities in Residential and Business Electrification

  • Wally Haase, General Manager at Navajo Tribal Utility Authority
  • Travis Ekenberg, Weatherization Program Manager, AZ Department of Housing
  • Matthew Baker, Business Development Manager, Daikin Comfort
  • William Brandt, Director, Arizona State University Lightworks
  • Brian Sherman, Chief Innovation Officer, AZ Commerce Authority
Noon – 1:00 pmLunch
1:00 – 2:00 pmExhibits/Networking
Presentation of by EESI
Electric School Bus Rides by Bluebird Bus / Canyon State Bus Sales