Aguadilla Resiliency Action Challenge
This workshop will engage the private and public key energy stakeholders of Aguadilla to develop a collaborative framework to pursue public/private community energy projects that strengthen resiliency while ensuring power reliability for industry essential to Aguadilla's economic prosperity.
With a population over 50,000, a strategic international airport, two industrial parks and 19 acclaimed beaches, Aguadilla is a precious location, supporting both people and industry. The purpose of this workshop is to secure Aguadilla's bright future with energy resiliency through collaborative action.
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APRIL 23 - Stakeholder Dinner
6:30 - 9:00pm Location: Acuarela
APRIL 24 - Stakeholder Workshop
Location: Aguadilla City Hall
8:30am - 9:30am Breakfast
9:30am - 9:40am Welcome Remarks – host and facilitator
H.G. Chissell, Founder & CEO, Advanced Energy Agency
Katherine Morua, Deputy Director Aguadilla Resiliency Challenge, Advanced Energy Agency
9:40am - 10:00am Keynote speaker
Honorable Mayor Carlos Mendez Martinez, City of Aguadilla
10:00am - 10:50am Critical Energy Stakeholders of Aguadilla
Edward Aviles Irizarry, Energy Manager, Pfizer
Ruben Gonzalez, Technical Advisor Mayor's Office, Villalba
Jose Riollano, Director - Negociacion de Aviacion, Airport, Puerto Rico Ports Authority
CP Smith, Executive Director, Unidos por Utuado
10:50am - 11:10am - Break
11:10am - 12:00pm The Path Forward: Incentives & Opportunities
Hon. Lawrence N. Seilhamer Rodríguez, Vicepresidente del Senado (invited)
Josué E. Rivera, State Director, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Mark Petri, Director, Electric Power Program, Argonne National Lab
Jose Maeso, Microgrid Program Manager, Crowley
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch
P.J. Wilson, President at Solar + Energy Storage Association of Puerto Rico (SESA-PR)
1:30pm - 2:30pm Roundtable Action Challenge: Selecting the Best 12 Month Action Plan
2:30pm - 3:15pm Consensus & Next Actions
3:15pm - 3:30 pm Conclusion
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