2021 Vehicle-to-Grid Virtual Conference

“Can Electric Cars Power the Energy Grid After Sundown?

February 12, 2021

Note:  All times below are Pacific Standard Time.

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Speaker Biographies


Login Begins:  8:00 AM

Introductions:  8:50 AM, Jose Torre-Bueno

Session 1
9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

Scott Shepard, Analyst, Guidehouse Insights
TOPIC:  “Optimizing EV Load Profiles to Benefit the Grid”
Slides.   Video.

Pierre-Oliver Pineau, Ph.D., HEC Montréal
TOPIC:  “Profitability of V2G Under Current Tariffs and Peak Shaving Potential”

Marc Trahand, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Nuvve
TOPIC:  “Nuvve’s V2G Operations and Grid Applications”

John Sarter, Off the Grid Design
TOPIC:  The Silver Bullet – Achieving Deep Decarbonization and Resilience through V2X Technologies

Jerry Jackson, Ph.D., Smart Grid Research Consortium (SGR)
TOPIC:  “An Empirical Analysis of a V2G Load Management Potential For a California Utility Using Utility Customer Load and Commuting Data”

Marc Monbouquette, Enel X
TOPIC:  “The California Policy Landscape for V2G and Vehicle-grid Integration”
Slides. Video.


Lunch Break
12:00 Noon to 12:30 PM

Session 2
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Timothy Lipman, Ph.D., University of California – Berkeley
TOPIC:  “Grid Integration of Electric Vehicles in California Including Vehicle-to-grid Power”

Bjoern Christensen, Managing Director, next-dimension
TOPIC:  “CA 2030 – What Role Will V2G Play?”

Gustavo Vianna Cezar, Grid Integration Systems
TOPIC:  “Modeling and Assessment of EV Impacts in the Electric grid”

Jeffery Greenblatt, Ph.D, Energy Futures, LLC
TOPIC:  Using Grid-Connected Vehicles to Reshape Electric Loads: Simulation Studies of California, the Midwest, and the Continental U.S.

Panel Discussion
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Facilitator, Jose Torre-Bueno

Conference Conclusion
3:30 PM