FAASSTeR Stakeholder Seminar & Workshop: Unlocking the Value of Solar+Storage in Florida

November 29-30, 2018 • Orlando, FL

About the Meeting

This stakeholder seminar and workshop associated with the U.S. Dept. of Energy-funded Florida Alliance for Accelerating Solar and Storage Technology Readiness (FAASSTeR) initiative will include an update on activities and results associated the FAASSTeR initiative, updates from Florida utilities on current plans and projects related to solar and energy storage, talks from experts on solar forecasting and energy storage, and opportunities for discussion and engagement.

Who Should Attend?

Project Team Members
Representatives from FAASSTeR project team member organizations, including all Florida Municipal Electric Utilities, FMEA, NREL, LBNL, SACE, Nhu Energy, and State of Florida Office of Energy.

Stakeholders & Vendors
Executives, managers, engineers, researchers, educators, policymakers, government officials, and other stakeholders involved in electric power and energy who are interested in the issues and opportunities related to solar, energy storage, and distributed energy technology.

Registration Information

  • Representatives from FAASSTeR Team Member Organizations and All FMEA Member Utilities: No cost
  • Invited Speakers and Presenters: No cost
  • Stakeholders or Vendors: $50

Meeting and Hotel Location:

Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside
7499 Augusta National Dr.
Orlando, FL 32822

FAASSTeR group rate: $137/night
Book by November 13 for FAASSTeR rate.

Online Reservations:
Book your group rate for FAASSTeR Project Workshop

Meeting Agenda:

Thursday, November 29, 2018
9:00 – 9:30 am Coffee and Sign-in
9:30 am – 10:45 am Welcome, Agenda, Meeting Objectives & Logistics
FAASSTeR Update and Results Highlights
10:45 am – 11:00 am Refreshment break
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Solar + Storage – Supplier and Developer Panel

  • Technology, Economics, Case Studies, Lessons Learned
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm FL Investor Owned Utility Panel

  • Solar + Storage Update, Perspectives and Future Vision
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Insights from Florida System Studies – Planning for Integration of High Penetration Solar, and Impacts and Siting of Storage
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Refreshment break
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Solar + Storage and DER for System Resiliency
3:45 pm – 4:15 pm Bulk Energy System (BES) Considerations for Solar and Storage; System Operation, Balancing and NERC Requirements
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm FAASSTeR Scenarios Results from RPM
Stakeholder Discussion and Input on Strategies for Florida
5:00 pm Wrap-up
Friday, November 30, 2018
7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast & Sign-in
8:00 am – 8:30 am Permitting, Siting, Land Use Considerations for Solar and Storage
8:30 am – 9:00 am Solar + Agriculture Applications, Co-siting
9:00 am – 10:00 am Grid Modernization – Emerging Tools and Technologies Enabling and Leveraging Solar + Storage
10:00 am – 10-15 am Refreshment break
10:15 am – 10:45 am The Evolution and Role of Automated Demand Response
10:45 am – 11:45 am Controls and Communications, and Standards Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems (DERMS)
11:45 am – 12:00 pm Future Plans Discussion and Wrap-up