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AESP MARCh – Transitioning to Carbon Neutrality: Policy and Program Design

05/18/2023 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

Event Details

 We are thrilled to invite you to our upcoming discussion on ” Transitioning to Carbon Neutrality: Policy and Program Design” hosted by PECO on May 18th! Join us for an insightful conversation on how utilities, government agencies, and customers are coming together to realign their strategies around carbon reduction goals. We have two great panels lined up aiming to shed light on the challenges and opportunities associated with moving away from traditional energy efficiency initiatives towards a more sustainable energy future.

Our expert panelists will explore how the industry is responding to the call for aggressive carbon reduction targets and share their insights on what it takes to navigate the changing landscape. From policy changes to innovative technologies, we’ll cover it all.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Doreen Masalta, Director Energy & Marketing Services, PECO
  • Steve DeMott, Strategic Planning, PECO
  • Nathanael Gillespie, Director Customer Solutions, PHI
  • Brian Marangoni, Clean Energy Commitment – FP&A, Con Edison
  • Erin Sherman, Senior Associate – Carbon Free Buildings, RMI
  • Matt Stern, Senior Director – Commercial Programs, Philadelphia Energy Authority
  • Leo Sommaripa, Principal Consultant – DNV



12:00 – Registration and lunch

1:00 – AESP Welcome by AESP President Katelyn Tsukada

1:05 – Welcome Remarks by Doreen Masalta, Director Energy & Marketing Services

1:20 – Policy Panel will address the overarching decarbonization strategies that stakeholders are implementing to align with their respective state climate goals including various approaches being taken to realign traditional demand-side management (DSM) programs to prioritize carbon reduction efforts.

2:20 – Policy Panel Q&A

2:30 – Coffee Break

2:45 – Program Panel will address programs and the ways in which they are evolving to align with carbon reduction objectives, while preparing for the increasing adoption of distributed energy resources such as solar and electrification.

3:45 – Close

4:00 – Networking Happy Hour at nearby bar/restaurant.


Price includes:

  • Event attendance
  • Lunch
  • 2 drink tickets (wine and beer) and light appetizers 


We’re looking for sponsors.

If your company is interested in sponsoring this, please contact Jeff Byers.



    12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT