February 19, 2020 – February 20, 2020 all-day
Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel
$75 to $720

Solar and Energy Storage Northeast is the largest forum for professionals dedicated to the integration of solar, storage, and additional renewable energy assets like wind energy and electric vehicle infrastructure in the northeastern United States. This event provides the tools, experience, and expertise to enhance innovation, policy, regulation, and business opportunities in the region.

Attendees will find a regionally focused trade show with highly rated networking events, an active show floor with leading companies, compelling education, and practical takeaways that can be applied upon return from the conference.

We can’t wait to see you in 2020!

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Time Session
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Workshop: 2020 NEC Updates LEARN MORE
10:0 am – 4:30 pm Workshop: Ready for Commercial Lift-Off: U.S. Offshore Wind Joins Solar, Storage in Decarbonization Efforts LEARN MORE

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Time Business, Technology, and Market Insights Track Policy and Regulation Track Energy Storage, Resilience, and Innovation Track
8:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration Open | Commonwealth Ballroom Foyer
8:30 am – 10:00 am Opening General Session (All registrants can attend) | Harbor Ballroom I

8:30 am – 8:35 am | Welcome and Introductions

8:35 am – 9:15 am | The Evolution of Utility Business Models

9:20 am – 10:00 am | SEIA Opening General Session

10:00 am – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open | Grand Ballroom
10:00 am – 10:30 pm Networking & Coffee Break |Grand Ballroom Foyer
10:30 am – 11:30 am PPA vs. Community Solar: Utilizing Commercial Rooftops for Optimal Value Creation | Harbor Ballroom I

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Streamlining Interconnection Procedures in the Northeast | Harbor Ballroom II 

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Integrating DERs into RTOs/ISOs | Harbor Ballroom III

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11:40 am – 12:30 pm Effectively Engaging (DER) Stakeholders in Utility Grid Modernization Plan Development | Harbor Ballroom I
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Community Solar and Agriculture | Harbor Ballroom II
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Storage for the New Grid |Harbor Ballroom III
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12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Networking Lunch | Marina Ballroom 
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Community Solar & Storage – Rebuilding the Grid, Together? | Harbor Ballroom I

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The Solar+ Manufacturing Opportunity: Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead | Harbor Ballroom II

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DER Integration to Capture Value for All Customers | Harbor Ballroom III

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2:40 pm – 3:05 pm QuickTalk: Prevailing Wage Requirements & Solar: Ensuring Growth and Success of the Solar Industry | Harbor Ballroom I
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Built to Last: Best Practices for High-Quality Commercial Solar Projects | Harbor Ballroom II
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QuickTalk: Our Fragmented DER Community – Why Open Source is a Game Changer | Harbor Ballroom III
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3:05 pm – 3:30 pm QuickTalk: Northeast by the Numbers: A Data-Driven Look Back and Ahead | Harbor Ballroom I

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Built to Last: Best Practices for High-Quality Commercial Solar Projects (continued) | Harbor Ballroom II


QuickTalk: Managed Charging | Harbor Ballroom III

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3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Full Conference Break | Harbor Ballroom Foyer
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Revaluating Evaluation – Where to Account or Not to Account? Evaluating DERs as a Non-Wires Solution (NWS) in Distribution System Planning | Harbor Ballroom I
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Regulatory Strategies for Achieving Carbon Reduction Goals | Harbor Ballroom II
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Resilience for All: Solar Plus Storage and Microgrids | Harbor Ballroom III
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5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Exhibit Hall Happy Hour  | Exhibit Hall
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm Networking Reception  | Harpoon Brewery Sponsored by

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Time Business, Technology, and Market Insights Policy Regulation Energy Storage, Resilience, and Innovation
8:00 am
1:30 pm
Registration Open | Commonwealth Ballroom Foyer
9:00 am
10:00 am
Large Scale Renewable Procurement and the Land Use Barriers to Getting There Harbor Ballroom I
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New Jersey Deep Dive Harbor Ballrooms II EV Adoption in the Northeast Harbor Ballroom III
10:00 am
2:00 pm
Expo Hall Open | Grand Ballroom Foyer
10:10 am
11:00 am
Development and Financing Trends in the Northeast | Harbor Ballroom I
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Maine Deep Dive | Harbor Ballroom II
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Session Information Coming Soon | Harbor Ballroom III
11:00 am
11:30 am
Networking & Coffee Break | Expo Hall
11:30 am
12:30 pm
Massachusetts Deep Dive: Revised Solar Incentive Programs and SMART | Harbor Ballroom I
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