2019 National Conference on Energy Efficiency as a Resource (EER)

October 15-17, 2019

Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown, Minneapolis MN

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
Event Description

Registration is now open for ACEEEā€™s 2019 National Conference on Energy Efficiency as a Resource (EER). This biennial event is widely regarded as the premier US conference on energy efficiency as a utility system resource. EER19 will feature the latest developments in the rapidly evolving areas of utility energy efficiency programs, policy, and regulation.

Highlights of the event include:

  • An opening keynote presentation by Patti Poppe, President and Chief Executive Officer of CMS Energy, where she oversaw a major company reorientation towards clean energy and energy efficiency
  • A luncheon keynote by Amory Lovins, Cofounder and Chief Scientist at Rocky Mountain Institute
  • Crowd favorite "Regional Roundup" plenary highlighting utility energy efficiency updates from across the United States
  • Two additional plenary panels, one moderated by ACEEE's Executive Director, Steve Nadel, on the 'hot topic' of energy efficiency's role in electrification and decarbonization. The second panel will be announced as plans progress.
  • An entertaining and interactive poster session while enjoying lunch and networking with colleagues
  • Two dozen breakout sessions on a host of topics, including exemplary programs in residential, commercial, and industrial sectors; EE as a distributed resource; the latest developments in electrification; issues in B/C testing and avoided costs; grid-interactive efficient buildings; the latest innovations in policy support for EE; integrated resource planning; market transformation; EE as a non-wires alternative; and various special program area topics, including low-income, rural, new construction, and multifamily programs