Antenna Group's Caroline Venza to Moderate "Smart Grid - Concepts, Technologies, Markets" Panels at 2012 Intersolar North America Pair of panels explore impact of PV on T&D with speakers from Schneider Electric, Bosch, Fraunhofer, Navigant, RTS and E3
SAN FRANCISCO, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- INTERSOLAR -- On Monday, July 9, as more than 22,000 attendees from the global solar industry attend Intersolar North America, a select group of smart-grid influencers—from commercial heavyweights to utility advisors and energy analysts—will gather for a two-part discussion on how the influx of solar capacity in North America is impacting transmission and distribution in the nation's electricity markets. For details of Monday's discussion, or to attend, please visit Intersolar.us.
Both panels will be moderated by Caroline Venza, executive vice president of Antenna Group, North America's largest renewable energy communications firm. Venza, who serves as chief strategist for Antenna's renewable energy clients, will join high-level speakers in examining how data communications has emerged as a key element in shaping the energy load created by solar systems and smoothing its delivery through today's evolving transmission and distribution systems.
Monday's speakers include:
- Schneider Electric Canada, Rudy Wodrich, Vice President Commercial America
- Energy + Environmental Economics (E3), Andy Taylor, Senior Consultant
- Bosch Solar Energy North America, Eric Daniels, Regional President
- Energy + Environmental Economics (E3), Ryan Jones, Associate Consultant
- Fraunhofer Institute, Gerhard Stryi-Hipp, Head of Energy Policy
- RTS Corporation, Dr. Hiroshi Matsukawa, Chief Consultant
- Navigant Consulting, Forrest Small, Energy Practice Director
"For years we have been evangelizing the promise of mainstream PV and a smarter set of grids. On Monday, we will discuss milestones that reveal how the vision is becoming reality," commented Venza.
About Antenna Group
Antenna Group is the largest clean technology public relations firm in North America and its parent company, Beckerman, ranks among the top 10 fastest-growing public relations agencies in the industry. Antenna Group is a dedicated advocate for innovative technology businesses whose products or services contribute to a cleaner, more energy-efficient world. Antenna's cleantech client-partners are multinational companies for which Antenna serves as the agency of record, leading strategy and managing outreach via partners worldwide. Antenna's experience includes renewable energy of all kind; energy efficiency; energy storage; finance, from utility-scale to residential; waste management; water; and food purification. Cleantech embraces modern energy, green tech and technologies for sustainable living. To learn more, please visit http://www.antennagroup.com
SOURCE Antenna Group