FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 14, 2019
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
PHILLIPS LYTLE ENERGY CONSULTING SERVICES HEAD OF ENERGY AND SUSTAINABILITY DENNIS W. ELSENBECK TO MODERATE PANEL AT 5TH ANNUAL NEW YORK ENERGY SUMMIT
Albany, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle Energy Consulting Services Head of Energy and Sustainability, Dennis W. Elsenbeck will serve as a moderator at the 5th Annual New York Energy Summit. The event will take place October 16-18 at the Hilton Albany.
On Friday, October 18th, Mr. Elsenbeck will lead the panel discussion titled, “Investing in Non-Wires Alternatives as a Solution to New York’s ‘Tale of Two Grids’ Challenge.” This panel will discuss initiatives for investing in non-wire alternatives (NWA) as a solution to increasing access to clean energy. Other topics of discussion include:
- Climate Action Council plans
- Effects of demand response initiatives
- The need for AMI, grid software and hardware controls
- DERs: distributed solar & energy storage deployment
- Potential cost savings
Mr. Elsenbeck provides consulting services on a broad range of energy-related opportunities encompassing a forward view of supply, distribution, and demand options. In his leadership role with a major U.S. utility for nearly 30 years, he brings to Phillips Lytle insight, analytics, and business perspectives on long-term policies and the economic landscape. He assists clients with due diligence and regulatory compliance on energy transactions; regulatory counseling involving Public Service Commission proceedings; energy procurement and utility negotiations involving government entities and municipalities; procurement consulting regarding the reduction of energy costs and review of economic incentives; market-driven integrated resource planning; and identifying commercial and technical issues associated with energy-related opportunities. Mr. Elsenbeck helps clients move critical energy projects forward by providing creative solutions and overcoming project challenges. He works to develop the voice of the consumer in energy policy and bill impacts as sustainability becomes a focus of energy policy. Mr. Elsenbeck collaborates with clients in shaping the “utility of the future.”
Mr. Elsenbeck is a well-recognized expert in the energy field and is a highly sought-after lecturer on a variety of topics across the U.S.