San Francisco Advanced Energy

SFAE Q1 2019 Resiliency, Critical Infrastructure & Microgrids

Discussion leaders:

Thomas Berliner, Partner (Energy, Water and Environment), DuaneMorris, LLP

Nick Tumilowicz, Principal Project Manager, Electric Power Research Institute

Jodi Soboll, Director of Utilities Services, University of California - San Francisco

Rame Hemstreet, Chief Sustainable Resources Officer, Kaiser Permanente

Richard Sinkoff, Director of Environmental Programs and Planning, Port of Oakland

Mayor London N. Breed has a bold vision for San Francisco’s clean energy future which revolves around four key policy pledges:

  1. Zero Waste: Reduce waste generation by 15% and landfill disposal by 50% by 2030.

  2. Decarbonizing Buildings:  Net-zero carbon buildings in San Francisco by 2050.

  3. Green Bonds: Issue more green bonds to finance infrastructure and capital projects.

  4. 100% Renewable Energy: Switch all electricity in San Francisco to renewables by 2030.