Track: Renewable Energy


Sharing North Carolina’s Renewable Energy Success Story

On-Demand: Available starting Monday, April 19

Moderator: Janelle Martin, Marketing Communications Specialist, North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association

Panelist: Cassandra Barba, Sales & Marketing Manager, Cape Fear Solar Systems

Panelist: Susan Munroe, Director of Economic Development, Chambers for Innovation in Clean Energy

Panelist: Jaime Simmons, Manager of Operations, Southeastern Wind Coalition


Developing the Future of North Carolina's Clean Energy Industry and Workforce

On-Demand: Available starting Monday, April 19

Moderator: Melissa Malkin-Weber, Sustainability Director, Self-Help Credit Union

Panelist: Allison Carr, Training Specialist, NC Clean Energy Technology Center

Panelist: Robyn Hamilton, Supplier Diversity Manager, Self-Help Credit Union

Panelist: Emily Violette, Global Account Executive, Schneider Electric


North Carolina Leading the Way on Low-impact Utility-Scale Solar Siting and Design

Tuesday, April 20, 11:00a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Moderator: Daniel Brookshire, Regulatory and Policy Manager, NC Sustainable Energy Association

Panelist: Liz Kalies, Director of Science, The Nature Conservancy, North Carolina Chapter

Panelist: Kathryn Hill, Horticulturist, Strata Solar

Panelist: Gabriela Garrison, Eastern Piedmont Habitat Conservation Coordinator, NC Wildlife Resources Commission


Cleaning the Peak

Wednesday, April 21, 11:00a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Moderator: Ron DiFelice, Managing Partner, Energy Intelligence Partners

Panelist: Chase Counts, CEM, Senior Director of Operations, Community Housing Partners | Energy Solutions

Panelist: Stan Cross, Electric Transportation Policy Director, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

Panelist: Katharine Kollins, President, Southeastern Wind Coalition


Powering North Carolina's Blue Economy

Thursday, April 22, 11:00a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Moderator: George Bonner, PE, Director, NC Renewable Ocean Energy Program

Panelist: Michael Atkinson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, NC A&T University

Panelist: Joseph DeCarolis, Ph.D., Professor, Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering, NC State University

Panelist: Madhav Manjrekar, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UNC-Charlotte

Panelist: Chris Vermillion, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, NC State University