New York Solar Seminars
From PAUSE to Zoom: Positioning New York’s Residential Solar Market for Success through COVID-19 and Beyond
Zoom Video Webinar
November 17, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The disruptive effects of COVID-19 have presented unique and complex challenges for residential solar business operations while also paving the way for new opportunities, innovative solutions, and the implementation of operational best practices to drive growth and success amid the pandemic.
At this virtual event, learn how industry leaders in the New York residential solar and storage market have adapted to the challenges and restrictions posed by COVID-19 and positioned their businesses to thrive in the “new normal” and beyond.
The View from FERC: How Recent Federal Regulatory Activity Will Impact Residential Solar and Storage
We are honored to have FERC Commissioner Neil Chatterjee join us to discuss recent regulatory issues impacting distributed solar and storage development across the United States.
1:00–1:10: Welcome and Introduction
Shyam Mehta, Executive Director, NYSEIA
1:10–1:55: From PAUSE to Zoom: The Impact of COVID-19 on New York's Residential Solar Market
Tara Bono McDermott, Director of Customer Experience and Stakeholder Relations, EmPower Solar
Evan Dube, Vice President Public Policy, Sunrun
Reid Garton, President and CEO, New York State Solar
Meghan Nutting, Executive Vice President of Policy and Communications, Sunnova Energy Corp.
Austin Perea, Pricing and Policy Manager, SunPower (Moderator)
1:55–2:00: Virtual Booth Presentation: Aurora Solar
2:00–2:50: Knocking Down the Digital Door: Lead Generation, Sales and Marketing Strategies During COVID
Vikram Aggarwal, Founder & CEO, EnergySage
Jonathan Cohen, Government Liaison, SUNation Solar Systems, Inc.
Mariano Harari, Vice President of Sales, Dividend Finance
Willie Jiang, Co-Founder, SolarFeeds Digital
Arthur Perri, Jr., Director of Sales, CED Greentech Long Island (Moderator)
2:50–3:40: Pandemic Installation Practices: Best Practices for Virtual Site Visits, Interconnection and Installation
Samuel Adeyemo, Co-Founder and COO, Aurora Solar
Don Harris, Enterprise Sales, Solargraf & Roofgraf
T.R. Ludwig, CEO, Brooklyn SolarWorks
Luke Forster, Business Analyst, DER, NYSERDA (Moderator)
3:40–4:00: The View from FERC: How Recent Federal Regulatory Activity Will Impact Residential Solar and Storage
Neil Chatterjee, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission