Opportunities in Utility-Scale Distributed Generation
Seminar hosted by Greentech Media, at Intersolar North America 2010
on July 30, 2010
Bob Powell, President and CEO, Solar Power Partners
Arno Harris, CEO, Recurrent Energy
Craig Lewis, Founding Principal, RightCycle and Executive Director, FIT Coalition
Mark Nelson, Director of Generation Planning & Strategy, SoCal Edison
Moderated by: Shayle Kann, Senior Analyst, GTM Research
00:07 Self-introduction; importance of distributed generation
14:37 Impact of Small Generator Interconnection Procedures (SGIP) reform and CAISO's efforts to collapse SGIP and Large Generator Interconnection Procedures (LGIP) into a unified process.
22:57 PPA vs. utility-owned generation: differences, respective benefits and long-term market mix
36:08 (audience question) Commercial-size projects (10-500KW): why are they under-served?
38:45 (audience question) Your opinion on California governor-candidates' renewable energy positions
39:20 (audience question) How do you achieve viable margins given low PPA prices module makers can bid?
Tags: distributed generation, utility-scale, Intersolar, Greentech Media, Solar Power Partners, Recurrent Energy, FIT Coalition, Southern California Edison, Bob Powell, Arno Harris, Craig Lewis, Mark Nelson, Shayle Kann, SGIP, LGIP