CaFFEET'15

California France Forum on Energy Efficiency Technologies

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The Utility Response to Climate Change

CaFFEET (California-France Forum on Energy Efficiency Technologies) is a 2-days annual event organized by EDF, the French Consulate in San Francisco and PRIME. CaFFEET aims to promote the exchange of technical and scientific knowledge in the field of energy efficiency between France and California, two major low-carbon economies.

Each year, CaFFEET gathers about 200 experts from academic world (UC Berkeley, Stanford,..), research centers (INRIA, CEA, EPRI,..), corporate companies including utilities (EDF, PG&E,..) and start ups and fosters exchanges through panels and picth sessions, key notes and technology showcases.

The Utility Response to Climate Change - Forcast, Control & Operation

Wednesday, Sep. 30th, 12pm

San Francisco, CA, United States

San Francisco, CA

An opportunity that the utility industry has to mitigate climate change is to largely deploy Renewable Energy (RE) and integrate it to the electric grid. The objective of CaFFEET’15 will be to examine the different challenges and opportunities related to this integration, focusing especially on:

- Improving renewable generation forecasting

- Data for advanced controls

- Innovative trends in O&M

For each session. the challenge will be introduced by a utility or RE operator, followed by startups and Academics or corporate presenting solutions.

Day 1:

12:00 – 12:30

Lunch break

12:30 - 14:00

Registration

2:00 - 2:30 PM

Welcome, Keynote 1

2:30 - 4:00

Pitches start-up

4:00 - 5:30

Tech Showcase / B2B

5:30 - 7:30

Cocktail

7:30 -8:00

sit down/ Keynote 2

8:00 – 10:00

VIP


Day 2:

7:00 - 8:00 AM

Opening / Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15

Welcome back

8:15 – 8:45

Keynote 3

8:45 – 10:45

Session 1

10:45 - 11h15

Break

11:15 – 13:00

Session 2

13:00 - 14:30

Lunch / Techshowcase

2:30 - 3:00 PM

Keynote 4

3:00 – 5:00

Session 3

5:00 – 5:30

Keynote 5

5:30 -5:45

Adjourn

5:45 – 7-30

Happy hour Closing

7:30 – 11:00

Dismantling, Load out