Energy Evolution

How Industry and Consumers Affect our Energy Mix

Friday, November 16, 2018
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Our region’s energy landscape is changing. With the integration of renewables into the fuel mix, our main sources of power generation are beginning to shift. Advancements to the grid will provide new opportunities for industry and consumers to play a greater part in determining their energy supply.

Now more than ever, PJM Interconnection, the organization responsible for powering more than 20 percent of the United States with over 65 million customers, is seeing an increase in integration of variable energy resources like solar and wind into the grid.

Join us to hear from Andrew Ott, President & CEO of PJM Interconnection for an in-depth discussion on grid modernization, security and reliability, and the changing landscape of power generation in our region and around the globe. Following the keynote, a panel of industry experts will discuss their renewable energy strategies and how increased interest from customers has driven their commitment to cleaner, more efficient energy delivery.

Panelists include: 
Joan Fontaine, PE, Vice President, Sanborn Head;
Phil Laws, Senior Director of Operations, Wells Fargo Center
Robert Morin, Senior Project Developer, Ameresco
Ben Parvey, President & CEO, Blue Sky Power
Moderated by: Brittnee Robinson, Secretary, American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE)

Exhibit tables include:
- Two tickets to attend the program
- 6-foot skirted table
- Recognition in program agenda

*Please note that exclusions apply, please contact event coordinator for details.

This Event is Closed



  • Benjamin Parvey

    CEO, Blue Sky Power

  • Phil Laws

    Senior Director of Operations, Comcast/Spectacor


The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia strives to create an inclusive and equitable environment for all. If you have a disability and require accommodations in order to fully participate in this event, please contact us here at least three business days in advance of the event. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

Registration/Cancellation Policy:
Pre-registration is necessary, availability is not guaranteed for walk-ins. Payment is required upon registration/entrance. No refunds will be given one week prior to program/event. Substitutions may be made. Tickets will be held at the door. Reserved seating for tables of 10 only. Please advise your guests that tickets will be held at the door under your company name.

Attendee Policy:
Chamber programs are privately sponsored events with a structured format. No demonstrations or other disruptions will be tolerated. Violation of this policy may result in the attendee's removal from the premises without refund, in addition to possible legal remedies.

Photo Policy:
Your registration constitutes permission to use photos, audio, and video recording taken of you at the event for promotional purposes in connection with the Chamber and its Councils.


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