Speakers

Matt Dorsen

Director, Development Special Projects – West for Enel Green Power North America, Inc.

Matthew (“Matt”) Dorsen serves as the Director of Development Special Projects – West for Enel Green Power North America, Inc. Prior to joining Enel, Matt was a practicing attorney who specialized in assisting renewable energy developers through the entire lifecycle of projects in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Iowa. As a result, Matt has direct […]

Maria Garcia

Vice President of Supply Chain

Maria Garcia oversees CPS Energy’s Supply Chain team, which includes procurement, warehousing and supplier development functions. Prior to this role, Maria served as Vice President of Community Engagement & Corporate Responsibility. Maria was able to deliver to our community the first responder customer unit – the Customer Response Unit (CRU), as well as Community Outreach, […]

Elaina Ball

Entergy, Senior Vice President Operations

Elaina L. Ball, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, oversees functional areas of the Company including Customer Care, Information Technology & Information Security, Sustainability including Safety & Environmental and Public & Local Government Affairs. Ms. Ball joined El Paso Electric in 2018. Prior to joining El Paso Electric, Ball worked at Austin Energy, the […]

Emma Hand

Partner, Dentons

Emma Hand is a founding partner and leader of Dentons’ award-winning Energy Practice, and a Past-President of the Energy Bar Association. She plays an essential role on the US federal and state regulatory team, advising public power entities, municipalities, large energy customers and load-serving entities, including signature clients such as the City of New Orleans, […]

Jessica Johnson, E.I.

Electrical Engineer III – Power Engineering & System Planning

Jessica has worked with Timmons Group for three years as an Electrical Engineer in the Power Engineering and Systems Planning Group.  As an engineer, she consults with clients while contributing an understanding of project impacts and risk mitigation.  Jessica has worked with clients who have projects across multiple utilities by analyzing the capability of the […]

Morgan Gerard

Attorney, Troutman Pepper

Morgan’s practice focuses on advising public and private sector clients on environmental and energy regulatory compliance, including permitting, rulemaking, and enforcement actions. She has focused on following the emerging energy trends and the associated environmental issues that arise in strengthening grid resilience and modernizing the energy system. Morgan has counseled clients ranging from those engaging […]

Brenda Barrett

Partner, Duggins, Wren, Mann & Romero

Ms. Barrett provides legal solutions and business guidance to entrepreneurs, corporate decisions-makers and individuals about critical business law issues. Her diverse group of clients frequently turns to her for assistance with start-up and organizational matters, design and negotiation of business acquisitions and dispositions, private securities offerings, corporate governance, corporate finance and other transactional matters. In […]

Reena Bhatt

Transmission Planning Manager with Electric Power Engineers

Reena Bhatt is a Transmission Planning Manager with Electric Power Engineers (EPE) with over 13 years of experience in transmission system planning. She is responsible for ensuring Transmission projects are delivered on time, within budget, and with high quality to clients. In addition to supervising a team of power system engineers, Reena is responsible for […]

Jennifer Loeffler

Director of Natural Resources, Energy Renewal Partners

Jennifer Loeffler has built a strong technical foundation while developing her environmental consulting career. Focusing within the renewable energy market, she has developed experience at all levels of a project’s lifecycle, from site selection, due diligence and constraints review, permitting and regulatory coordination, to community engagement, construction oversight, operations, and decommissioning. Her greatest strengths lie […]

Emily Jolly

Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Associate General Counsel Lower Colorado River Authority

Emily joined the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) in 2018, where she represents the wholesale power and transmission businesses before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT), the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), and other state agencies and courts. As the head of the Regulatory Affairs group for LCRA, she assists in developing advocacy […]

Kristen Senechal

Chief Operating Officer for LCRA Transmission Services Corporation and the Executive Vice President of Transmission at LCRA

Kristen is currently the Chief Operating Officer for LCRA Transmission Services Corporation and the Executive Vice President of Transmission at LCRA. Before moving to the transmission group, she was Executive Vice President of Strategy at LCRA. Prior to joining LCRA, Kristen was director of Strategic Planning at CenterPoint Energy and had also held roles in […]

Greg Nelson

Core Solar a TotalEnergies Porfolio Company

Jeff Neves

Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, Business Development Director