Highlights of 2017

2000+ Participants | 50+ Utilities | 206 Speakers | 51 Countries | 200+ International Delegates | 40+ Exhibitors | 400+ Organizational Participants | 40+ Supporting Partners | 50+ Media Participants | 64 Technical Papers

Dobriansky-HeadshotLarisa Dobriansky is Chief Business & Regulatory Innovations Officer at General MicroGrids. She focuses on regulatory, institutional and financial changes that can leverage the capabilities of advanced microgrids to deliver integrated energy solutions to power systems and communities. Drawing upon over 20 years of experience in the Energy, Environmental and Financial regulatory fields, she helps shape new financing mechanisms, power market designs, and utility regulatory reforms that can capture the value that an intelligent, dynamic microgrid system can provide to the Grid, Market and Communities, with a view to optimizing distributed resources, expanding “energy-sharing” parameters, and fostering transactive energy markets.

Ms. Dobriansky formerly served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for National Energy Policy at the U.S. Department of Energy, where she spearheaded and secured legislative authorization for the Department’s first loan guarantee program for clean energy technologies to address the “Valley of Death” and move technologies out of demonstration and into the marketplace.