NY-BEST would like to thank all of our attendees, speakers and sponsors for helping to make this year's Virtual Capture the Energy a success. We are grateful for your support and look forward to seeing you again soon.
Any previously registered attendees can access the event site where they can view recordings, slides and message other attendees
NY-BEST’s 10th Annual Capture the Energy Conference and Expo is going virtual! Join us on August 4-6, 2020,
to participate in the premier event for companies seeking opportunities in New York's rapidly growing energy storage markets.
Originally scheduled for April 2020, Capture the Energy 2020 was re-scheduled due to COVID-19. To ensure everyone’s safety, and given continuing restrictions on in-person meetings and travel for many companies, NY-BEST will host Capture
the Energy 2020 as a virtual experience.
marks the 10th Anniversary of the founding of NY-BEST. This year, NY-BEST Board Vice Chair M. Stanley Whittingham was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. This year’s conference will also celebrate
and honor these two great achievements.
Capture the Energy 2020 highlights industry leaders who are advancing energy storage globally and in New York State, where the State’s 3 GW energy storage goal has made it one of the fastest growing markets for energy storage in the world.
Our engaging virtual event will take place over three half-days (12:30 PM – 5:00 PM ET/ 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM PT) featuring daily live and on-demand sessions and will include:
•Updates and insights on New York’s energy storage and clean energy markets, including opportunities for future growth
•Dynamic keynote speakers, roundtable discussions and expert panels on how energy storage is advancing our clean energy goals and growing our economy
•An interactive expo hall where sponsors and exhibitors can meet virtually with attendees, schedule appointments and showcase their products and expertise.
•Extensive networking and attendee participation opportunities to develop relationships and make project deals using our user-friendly event platform.
The Conference agenda will include informative virtual keynotes, featured presentations, panels and roundtable discussions featuring experts in the storage field. Keynotes and featured presentations are typically 15-20 minutes. Panel sessions typically include 4-5 speakers presenting for approximately 10 minutes each. Roundtable discussions will include a moderated Q&A among 4-5 speakers.
Each session will have a Q&A with the audience after presentations have concluded. The Conference will also feature an online company exhibition area with over 30 companies and organizations.
All sessions will be recorded and available to paid attendees for one year.
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
12:30 – 5:30 PM
Virtual Exhibit Hall Open
1:00 – 1:10 PM
Dr. William Acker, Executive Director, NY-BEST
1:10 – 1:40 PM
Sam Jaffe, Managing Director, Cairn Energy Research Advisors
1:45 – 2:15 PM
John Rhodes, Chair, Public Service Commission
2:15 – 2:45 PM
Visit Exhibit Hall and Network
2:45 – 3:45 PM
Roundtable Discussion: Opportunities for Energy Storage with Investor Owned Utilities Moderator: Eva Gardow, Principal Technical Leader, EPRI
David Lovelady, Principal Engineer, National Grid
Damian Sciano, Director, Distribution Planning, Con Edison
Mike Voltz, Director, Energy Efficiency and Renewables, PSEG Long Island
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