About


On Oct. 8, join thought leaders and customers from across New York in Albany for the New York Power Authority’s Customer Clean Energy Exchange - the preeminent event for our customers to be inspired, network and discover innovative solutions to their energy challenges.

Learn from global experts and explore innovative ways for municipalities, state agencies and businesses to strategically address energy and climate goals.

This is a must-attend opportunity to connect with NYPA leadership and our diverse customers across the state. Come to discuss how together we can partner, innovate and transform New York State.


Speakers


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Kristina M. Johnson

Chancellor

State University of new york

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Thomas Capek

Senior Vice President & Chief Engineer

Corning Inc.

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Tony Collins

President

Clarkson University

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Gil C. Quiniones

President and Chief Executive Officer

NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY

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Miranda Ballentine

Chief Executive Officer

Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance


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Kenneth Sanchez

Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

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Javier Barrios

Managing Director

Good Energy

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Sarah Orban Salati

EVP and Chief Commercial Officer

NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY

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Cyril Toussaint

Director, Energy Management and Sustainability

NYC Health + Hospitals

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Ben Cuozzo

Senior Advanced Renewables Analyst

New York Power Authority

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Emilie Bolduc

Vice President

NEW YORK ENERGY MANAGER, NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY

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Daniel L. Hall

Mayor

City of Glen Falls

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Christine Weydig

Director of the Environmental and Energy Programs

Port Authority of New York and new jersey

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Eric Woods

Research Director, Smart Cities

Navigant

Alfred Griffin

President

NY GReen bank

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Pete McCartt

Director of Energy Conservation & Sustainability

Westchester County

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Sangeeta Ranade

VP, Clean Energy Business Development

New York Power Authority

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Sam Edelstein

Chief Data Officer

City of Syracuse

Tabitha Robinson-Zogby

Director of Program Operations

New York Power Authority

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Rebecca Hughes

Marketing & Training Manager

New York Energy Manager, New York Power Authority

Bert Bland

Associate Vice President of Energy and Sustainability

Cornell University

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Thomas Lanzilotta

Sustainability and Energy Manager

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY


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Adam Barsky

Chief Financial Officer

New York Power Authority

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Joe Rende

Sr. Director Business Development

New York Power Authority

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Kevin Luteran

Program Manager, Smart Street Lighting NY

New York Power Authority

Mike Gordon

CEO and Founder

Joule Assets

Jessica Waldorf

Lead Key Account Executive

New York Power Authority

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Maribel Cruz-Brown

Director, Projects and Chief of Staff to the Chief Commercial Offer

New York Power Authority

Louise Gava

CCA Project Leader

Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance (MEGA)

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Keith Hayes

SVP, Clean Energy Solutions

New York Power Authority

 

Agenda


9:00am:

Welcome & Opening

Sarah Orban Salati, EVP & Chief Commercial Officer, New York Power Authority

9:10am:

Going Green at Scale

Gil C. Quiniones, President & CEO, New York Power Authority

Miranda Ballentine, CEO, Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance

9:45am:

Clean, Resilient and Connected

Featuring:

Kristina M. Johnson, Chancellor, State University of New York   

Moderator: Sangeeta Ranade, New York Power Authority

10:15am:

Working Smarter: Digitizing Energy Management

Emilie Bolduc, VP, New York Energy Manager, New York Power Authority

10:35am:

At Your Service: Improving the Customer Experience

Tabitha Robinson-Zogby, Director Program Operations, New York Power Authority

10:45am:

Networking Break

11:00am:

Morning Breakout Sessions

Breakout room 1 - Smart Communities: Sustainable, Connected and Thriving

Panel Participants:

Daniel L. Hall, Mayor of Glens Falls

Sam Edelstein, Chief Data Officer, City of Syracuse

Eric Woods, Research Director-Smart Cities, Navigant

Moderator: Kevin Luteran, Smart Street Lighting NY Program Manager, New York Power Authority

Main stage – Intelligent Buildings: Harnessing the Power of Data and Analytics

Panel Participants:

Cyril Toussaint, Director, Energy Management and Sustainability, NYC Health + Hospitals

Tom Lanzilotta, Campus Sustainability & Manager, Stony Brook University

Bert Bland, Associate Vice President for Energy & Sustainability, Cornell University

Moderator: Rebecca Hughes, New York Energy Manager, New York Power Authority

12:00pm:

Lunch Keynote

Dr. Tony Collins, President, Clarkson University

1:15pm:

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

Breakout room 1 - Investing in Your Energy Future

Panel Participants:

Alfred Griffin, President, NY Green Bank

Adam Barsky, EVP & Chief Financial Officer, New York Power Authority

Keith Hayes, SVP Clean Energy Solutions, New York Power Authority

Moderator: Joe Rende, Sr. Director Business Development, New York Power Authority

main stage - Opportunities at the Grid Edge: Solar + Storage

Panel Participants:

Kenneth Sanchez, SVP & Chief Sustainability Officer, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Christine Weydig, Director, Environmental and Energy Programs, Port Authority of NY & NJ

Pete McCartt, Director of Energy Conservation & Sustainability, Westchester County

Moderator: Ben Cuozzo, New York Power Authority

capital room - New Municipal Offerings: Community Choice Aggregators (CCA) and Community Solar

Panel Participants:

Maribel Cruz-Brown, Director of Projects, New York Power Authority

Javier Barrios, Managing Director, Good Energy

Mike Gordon, CEO and Founder, Joule Assets 

Louise Gava, CCA Project Leader, Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance (MEGA) 

Moderator: Jessica Waldorf, Lead Key Account Executive, New York Power Authority

2:15pm:

Networking Break

2:30pm:

Afternoon Keynote

Thomas Capek, SVP & Chief Engineer, Corning Inc.

3:15pm:

Awards

BuildSmart NY: Outstanding Commitment to Energy Efficiency

BuildSmart NY: Most Comprehensive Energy Efficiency

Program Clean Energy Project of the Year

Local Government Project Champion   

Peoples Choice Award  

  • City of Albany – Deep Submetering Project

  • City of Syracuse LED Street Light Conversion & Smart City Implementation

  • SUNY Alfred – Post Energy Master Plan, phase 1

  • HHC Lincoln Hospital – Cooling Tower Project

  • City of White Plains – LED Street Light Conversion               

3:30pm:

Closing Remarks

Sarah Orban Salati, EVP & Chief Commercial Officer, New York Power Authority


Venue & Stay


 

Venue:

Albany Capital Center

55 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12207

For those joining locally or staying at the Hilton, we highly recommend walking.

For those driving, the Albany Capital Center’s parking garage (cost $8) is located beneath the facility. The garage is located at 7 Wendell Street, Albany, NY 12207.

 

Hotel:

Hilton Albany

40 Lodge St., Albany, NY 12207