Boston Microgrid Workshop #3 (July 10, 2014)

Location: District Hall, 75 Northern Avenue, Boston


8:30     Networking Coffee and Registration
9:00    Welcome from Pace Energy and Climate Center- Tom Bourgeois, Deputy Director
           Welcome from City of Boston – Brad Swing, Director of Energy Policy and Programs
           Agenda Review and Today’s Goals—Dr. Jonathan Raab, Raab Associates, Ltd.

9:10    Update on Microgrid Market & Policy Development Across U.S.—Galen Nelson, MA CEC

9:30    Modeling a Multi-User Microgrid: Sizing, Costs, and Benefits in Massachusetts—John Kelly, Perfect Power Institute

10:00    Break

10:15    Straw Proposal for Multi-User Microgrid in Massachusetts
•    Group discussion sessions addressing most prominent issues from MG Straw Proposal Comments

11:30    State & City Actions regarding Microgrids in Massachusetts: Potential Next Steps (research & analyses, rule/law changes, pilots)
•    Full group discussion

12:00      Adjourn