Salt Palace Convention Center
Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA

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Event Date Tue Dec 7 EST - Wed Dec 8 EST (about 2 months ago)
Location Salt Palace Convention Center
100 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA
Region Americas

CLEANPOWER puts you at the table and helps you get results that can grow your business and our industry, and prepare for more opportunities in the future. This expanded and targeted business development event will help your company reach new heights.

The first in-person CLEANPOWER event will bring together the most knowledgeable minds in the clean energy industry and create a collaborative platform for discussing issues that are important to industry professionals and their companies.

CLEANPOWER’s mission is to not only bring together the different technologies that make up the renewables mix; onshore wind, offshore wind, solar, storage, and transmission but also the different segments within the industries; manufacturers, construction firms, owner operators, utilities, financial firms, corporate buyers and more.

Discover the latest, most innovative products, services and technologies coming to the industry at what will be the most anticipated in-person clean energy trade show in years. In addition to the in-person components, once registered you’ll also have access to all the education and matchmaking from the June Virtual Summit.


2021 Speakers

Alexander W. Abboud
Research Scientist, INL, Idaho Falls, Idaho

Alireza Akhavan
Lead Civil Engineer, UL, SAN DIEGO, California

Jason Michael Allen
Board Member, CEO, Leeward Renewable Energy, Dallas, Texas

Enrique Alvarez-Uria
Country Manager US, OW, Ocean Winds, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Hunter Armistead
Chief Development Officer, Pattern Energy, Houston, Texas

Payam Ashtiani, P
Principal Acoustic Engineer, Aercoustics Engineering Limited, Mississauga, Ontario

Hugo Avila
Application Engineer - Renewable Energy PGTR, Hitachi Energy, St. Charles, Missouri

David Balfrey
Senior Vice President of Asset Management and Technology, Apex Clean Energy, Charlottesville, Virginia

Derek Bandera
Executive Director, Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO)

Reem Bashlaty
Licensed Ontario Professional Engineer (P.Eng), DNV

Laura Beane
President, Vestas North America, Portland, Oregon

Philippe Beaucage
Lead Research Scientist, UL, Albany, New York

Daniel W. Bernadett
Global Service Line Leader for Power Performance Testing, UL, Albany, New York

Erin Bibeau
Senior Associate, Logan Simpson

Samantha E. Bingaman
Fellow, University of Delaware, Delaware

JBBishop, Jeff
CEO, Co-Founder, Key Capture Energy

Carrie Bivens
Independent Market Monitor Director, Electric Reliability Council of Texas

Ted Bloch-Rubin
Director of Business Development, Americas, Smart Wires Inc., Union City, California

Mark Bolinger
Research Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California

Leslie Breadner

Greg Brophy
Former State Senator, Colorado, Holyoke, Colorado

Cynthia Brown
Head of Training, Service Americas at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Bonnie B. Byers
Consultant, International Trade & Government Matters, King & Spalding, Washington, District of Columbia

Holly Carias
Vice President, Origination, Avangrid Renewables, West Palm Beach, Florida

Johnny Casana
Sr. Director, U.S. Political & Regulatory Affairs, Pattern Energy Group

Laura Caspari
VP of Renewables Origination, North America, ENGIE North America Inc.

Jay Caspary
Vice President, Grid Strategies LLC, Higden, Arkansas

Corrie Christol
Project Manager, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado

Jason Clark
Chief Strategy Officer, American Clean Power Association

Jeff Clark
President, CEO, Advanced Power Alliance

Michael Conti
The Renewable Power Group of GSAM

Craig Cornelius
Chief Executive Officer, Clearway Energy Group

Jon Cox
VP, Government Affairs, Rocky Mountain Power

Jonathan Cristiani
Advanced Power Fuels Engineer, Black & Veatch | Power | Renewables, Cary, North Carolina

Ed Crooks
Vice Chair, Americas, Wood Mackenzie

Ashley Crowther

Rick Damiani
Principal Engineer, The Floating Wind Technology Company, Arvada, Colorado

Scott Dunaway
Partner, The Monument Group

Will Eberle
Director, Government Relations and External Affairs, RWE Renewables Americas, Chicago, Illinois

Reece Enderson
Senior Project Manager, Natural Power

Wally Erickson
Senior Scientist, Western EcoSystem Technology, Inc. (WEST), Cheyenn, Wyoming

Senator Joni Ernst
U.S. Senator (R-IA)

Siri Espedal Kindem
President, Equinor Wind US

Stacy J. Ettinger
Partner, K&L Gates

Dariush Faghani
Senior Engineer, Renewable Energies, Power Factors, Larkspur, Quebec

Shanon Fan
Graduate Student and Test Engineering Intern, UMass Amherst and DNV, Northampton, Massachusetts

John Ferris
Manager of Equipment Development, BNSF Logistics, LLC, Dallas, Texas

Anne Finucane
Vice Chairman, Bank of America

Art Fletcher

Fabio Fracaroli
Senior Director Renewable Segment North America, Hitachi Energy

Andrew French
Chairperson, Kansas Corporation Commission, Topeka, Kansas

Mark Freyman
General Manager, Americas, Smart Wires

Matthew Gagne
Lead Renewables Analyst - Geospatial/Energy, KiloNewton, LLC, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Danielle Garbien
Partner, Bracewell LLP, New York, New York

Leila Garcia da Fonseca
Principal Analyst, Wood Mackenzie, British Columbia

Hannah-Marie P. Garcia
Graduate Student Researcher and Fellow, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

Michael Garland
CEO, Pattern Energy, San Francisco, California

Nicholas Gaudern
Chief Technology Officer, Power Curve ApS, Aalborg, Nordjylland

Ali Ghorashi
Director - Wind Project Finance, DNV, San Diego, California

John Glassmire
Senior Advisor, Grid Edge Solutions, Hitachi Energy, Seattle, Washington

Richard Glick
Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Lars Gonschorek
Acting President & CEO, EnBW North America

Jennifer Goodwillie
Senior Director, Development, Onshore, Ørsted Onshore North America

Will Gorman
Researcher, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California

Jennifer Granholm

Kevin Gresham
SVP, Government Relations & External Affairs, RWE Renewables Americas

Tristan Grimbert
President, Chief Executive Officer, EDF Renewables

Jeff Grybowski
CEO, US Wind, Providence, Rhode Island

Sandeep Gupta
VP of Technology, Renewable Energy, SparkCognition, Austin, Texas

Steve Hanawalt
EVP, Co-Founder, Power Factors, Costa Mesa, California

Amy Harder
Energy and Climate Change Journalist

David Hardy
CEO, Ørsted North America, Offshore

Hal Harvey
CEO, Energy Innovation

Chris Hayes
Senior Meteorologist, DNV, Portland, Oregon

Christina Hayes
Vice President, Federal Regulatory Affairs, Berkshire Hathaway Energy

John Hensley
Vice President, Research & Analytics, American Clean Power Association

Rocio Herrera
Project Manager, Wind Independent Engineering, DNV, Portland, Oregon

David Hickey
Service CEO, Americas Region, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Terron Hill
Director, Asset Development & Policy, US Transmission, National Grid

Yoann Hispa
Director, CEO, Co-Founder, LandGate, Denver, Colorado

Lingyu Jia
Renewables Program Director, CMY Solutions, New Jersey

Peter N. Johnson
Solar Energy Lead, Underwriters Laboratories, Albany, New York

Brad Jones
Interim President, CEO, Electric Reliability Council of Texas

Fredrich Kahrl
Managing Partner, 3rdRail Inc., California

Vishal Kapadia
SVP & CFO, Onshore, Orsted

Alyssa Kay
Director, State Energy Program, Utah Office of Energy Development

John Kerry
U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate

Steve Kesler
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Sheldon Kimber
CEO, Co-Founder, Intersect Power

Amanda King
Director, Strategic Transmission Planning, Xcel Energy

Daniel B. Kirk-Davidoff
Lead Research Scientist, UL Renewables, Albany, New York

Joseph Kucic
Professional Engineer, KUCIC MC, North Aurora, Illinois

Michael Lamb
SVP, Transmission, Xcel Energy

Eric Lantz
Senior Energy Analyst, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado

Vice President, Technical Advisory, ICF

Jeremy Law
Vice President, Commercial Asset Management, Longroad Energy

Stephen R. Lightfoote
Senior Data Scientist, Power Factors, Needham, California

Adam Loeding
Principal Consultant, Sargent & Lundy, Chicago, Illinois

Raymond G. Long

Douglas R. Lucas
Advanced Engineering Technologist, The Timken Company, North Canton, Ohio

Elliot Mainzer
President and CEO, California Independent System Operator

Elizabeth Markhart
Senior Restoration Ecologist, Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), Golden Valley, Minnesota

James Marshall
CFO, AES Clean Energy

Keith D. Martin
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright, Washington, District of Columbia

Gina McCarthy
National Climate Advisor, White House Office of Domestic Climate Policy

Dev Millstein
Research Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California

Mark D. Mitchell
Senior Vice President, Project Construction, Dominion Energy, Richmond, Virginia

Leo Moreno
President, AES Clean Energy

Patrick Moriarty
Engineering Manager, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado

James Murphy
ACP Chairman | President and Corporate Business Leader, Invenergy

David Murray

Jordan Newman
Wells Fargo

Susan Nickey
Executive Vice President and Chief Client Officer, Hannon Armstrong

Andrew Nourafshan,
Managing Director, Structured Finance, Cypress Creek Renewables

David Oates
Vice President, Power Markets Research, REsurety, Inc.

Alicia Oller
Director of Hawaii Energy & Environmental Services, Tetra Tech, Inc., Portland, Oregon

Himali Parmar
Vice President, Energy Markets, ICF

Lars Thaaning Pedersen
CEO, Vineyard Wind, Copenhagen

Nancy Pelosi
Speaker of the House of Representatives

Roxane Perruso
Senior Vice President and COO, TransWest Express LLC

Raja V. Pulikollu
Principal Technical Leader, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Charlotte, North Carolina

Gary Rackliffe
VP Market Development and Innovation, Hitachi Energy, Raleogh, North Carolina

Jake Rancourt
Manager, Business Development U.S. with Axsus, Magna International, Phoenix, Arizona

Adam Reeve
Senior VP of Product Management, Software, REsurety, Inc., Massachusetts

Alfred Richter
VP of Operations Americas, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Florida

Governor Bill Ritter
Founder, Director, Center for the New Energy Economy

JP Roehm
CEO, Infrastructure & Energy Alternatives, LLC

Carlos Romero
Principal Solutions, Energy Exemplar, North Carolina

Steven Ryder
Executive Vice President & CFO, Clearway Energy Group

Elizabeth Salerno
Lead, Transmission & Technology Initiatives, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

JC Sandberg
Chief Advocacy Officer, American Clean Power Association

Meghan Schultz
SVP, Finance & Capital Markets, Invenergy

Chuck Schumer
U.S. Senator (D-NY), United Stated Senator for New York

Dominik Schwegmann
Head of Offshore Development Americas, RWE Renewables

Vanessa Sciarra
VP, Trade & International Competitiveness, American Clean Power Association

Joshua Scott
Research Engineer III, FDH-Infrastructure Services (IS), Raleigh, North Carolina

Steve Scott
General Manager, Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, Charlotte, North Carolina

Joachim Seel
Senior Scientific Engineering Associate, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California

Shawn Shaw
Global Head of Solar and Energy Storage, Natural Power Consultants, Saratoga Springs, New York

Will Shaw
Wind Energy Program Manager, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, RICHLAND, Washington

Paul Sherman
Mitigation Practice Lead, Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Kansas City, Missouri

MJ Shiao
Head of Business Development and Market Strategy, LONGi Solar

Dan Shreve
Head of Global Wind Energy Research, Wood Mackenzie, Chicago, Illinois

Josh Skogen

Sarah Slusser
CEO, Cypress Creek Renewables

Amanda Smith
VP, External Affairs, The AES Corporation, Salt Lake City, Utah

Darius Snieckus
Editor-in-Chief, Recharge

Jeff John
Editor-in-Chief, Canary Media

Andrew Steer
President & CEO, Bezos Earth Fund

Brian Steffes
Digital Customer Success Manager, Siemens Gamesa, Orlando, Florida

Adam Stern

Assistant Professor, UC Santa Barbara

Mark Stover
Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs, Apex Clean Energy

Christine Sutter
Global Head of Wildlife Technology, Natural Power, Gainesville, Florida

Lucy Tafur
Solar Project Engineer, UL, New York

Samuel Tasker

Jack Thirolf

John O. Ugland
Product Manager, NRG Systems, Hinesburg, Vermont

Joris Veldhoven
Commercial and Finance Director, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, Brooklyn, New York

Al Vickers
CEO, BP Wind Energy

Anna-Katharina von Krauland
PhD Student, Stanford University, Stanford, California

Brent Wanner
WEO Energy Analyst, International Energy Agency

Brian Warshay
Energy Storage Subject Matter Expert, DNV, Chalfont, Pennsylvania

Abby L. Watson
Head of Government Affairs, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Pennsylvania

Garrett Wedam
Senior Renewable Energy Analyst and Atmospheric Scientist, Natural Power

Bill White
President, CEO Offshore, Avangrid Renewables, Boston, Massachusetts

Lynnae Willette
Senior Manager of Regulatory & Legislative Affairs, EDF Renewables

Ryan Wiser
Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California

Gregory R. Wolfe
President, CEO, Fischer Block, Inc., West Chester, Pennsylvania

Catherine Wolfram
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Climate and Energy Economics, Office of Economic Policy

Ron Wyden (D-OR)

Russell Young
Vice President of Operations, Renewables, Engie Generation North America LLC, Houston, Texas

Deise Yumi Asami
Head of Renewable Technology & Innovation, The AES Corporation | AES Next

Zichal, Heather photoZichal, Heather
Chief Executive Officer, American Clean Power Association

EZZindler, Ethan, Head of Americas, Bloomberg NEF

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

• Siemens Gamesa
• Vestas

• UL

• Blattner Company
• EDF Renewables
• Goldwind
• Hannon Armstrong
• Hitachi Energy
• Mortenson

• Aes
• Arcvera
• BP
• Longi
• Nordex
• Accion Windpower
• Orsted
• Skyspecs
• TPI Composites
• Wanzek

• Energy Exemplar
• Everpoint
• Innergex
• Invenergy
• Latham
• Shell
• Wood

• Bank of America Merrill Lynch
• CCA Group
• J.P.Morgan
• Onward Energy
• Pattern
• TP&L
• Westwood

• The Business Council for Sustainability
• Southeastern Wind Coalition

• North America Clean Energy
• Ener G
• Recharge
• ReNews
• Renewable Energy World
• RTO NetZero Insider
• WindTech International
• Worldwind Technology