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10th Annual Northern Ohio Energy Management Conference

Many Thanks to Our Conference Sponsors

Brakey Energy, Ohio’s Energy Experts

GDF SUEZ Energy Resources

Energy Industries of Ohio

General Sessions

General Session:   Ohio’s Electricity Marketplace & the Role of the PUCO and Major Developments in Ohio’s Electricity Marketplace Impacting Rates – Keynote by Andre T. Porter, Chairman, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, Columbus and Panel Members - Moderator:   Charles Willoughby, Director, Energy & Environmental Policy, Ohio Chamber of Commerce, Columbus; Samuel C. Randazzo, General Counsel, Industrial Energy Users – Ohio, Columbus; William R. Ridmann, Vice President, Rates & Regulatory Affairs, FirstEnergy Corp., Akron; Ms. Jolene M. Thompson, Senior Vice President Member Services and External Affairs & OMEA Executive Director, American Municipal Power, Columbus and H. Kelly Tisdale, CEM, LEED AP, DGCP, CDSM, CSDP, General Manager, Energy Services Division, The Brewer-Garrett Company, Middleburg Heights

Luncheon Keynote:   Lasting Impact of the 2014 Polar Vortex on Future Energy Buying Decisions & Importance of Building Energy Strategies that Limit Exposure to Sudden Price Swings … Progressive’s Managed Electric Generation Procurement Strategy - Adam Wilson, Facility Engineer, Progressive Insurance Co., Mayfield Heights


Workshop A -  FirstEnergy: Electric Rates & Tariffs, Capacity Cost Management, Energy Efficiency Projects, Emergency Demand Response, Shopping for Generation Service, Self-Assessing the Ohio kWh Tax;  FERC & PUCO Cases & How to Save Money on Your Electric Bills  

Workshop BAdvanced, New & Emerging Energy Technologies to Reduce Energy Consumptions within Your Facility

Workshop C - Maximizing Plant Efficiency with Waste Energy Recovery Options

Workshop D - Best Practices:  Managing Energy Costs & Minimizing Risk Premiums

Workshop E- Ohio’s Energy Efficiency & Peak Demand Reduction Mandates as Modified by Ohio SB 310   

Workshop F - Energy Management Systems (ISO 50001), Superior Energy Performance Protocol & Energy Assessments Moving from Compliance to Performance Improvement

Workshop G - Best Practices in Co-Generation and Combined Heat & Power (CHP)

 Workshop H - Effective Energy Procurement Strategy to Get the Best Risk-Adjusted Energy Prices

Workshop I - Best Practices in Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings and Achieving a Reduction in Energy Consumption … Priceless Insights into the Energy Reduction Practices at Some of Ohio’s Best Companies

Workshop J - Off-Site Renewables … How They Best Fit into a Procurement Strategy

Workshop K - Energy Economics … Managing Energy Price Risk with Solar Technology

Workshop L - Best Practices in Energy Efficiency… Electric Motors & Drives