FUPWG Meeting Agenda - Rapid City, South Dakota

October 20-21, 2010
Hosted by Montana-Dakota Utilities

Image of the FUPWG logo which displays an illustration of Mount Rushmore. The logo reads Achieving Energy Efficiency on a Monumental Scale; FUPWG October 20-21, 2010; Rapid City, South Dakota.

Wednesday, October, 2010

8:30 am

Welcome
Dennis Haider, MDU
Mark Howard, Ellsworth AF Base

8:40 am

Introductions & Washington, D.C., UpdatePDF
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) BioEnergy Atlas
David McAndrew, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)

9:00 am

Special PresentationPDF
Owl Feather War BonnetPDF

Ken Haukaas, Rosebud Sioux Tribe

9:30 am

Electric Vehicle UpdatePDF
Amanda Sahl, FEMP

10:15 am

Networking Break

10:45 am

O&M/Commissioning Panel
Moderator – Ab Ream, FEMP

12:15 pm

Lunch
Qusi R. Al-Haj, West River Regional Director for United States Senator John Thune: America's role in shaping the Individual and the Globe

1:30 pm

Working Session Building Commission/Retro Commissioning – How to Incorporate into UESC contracts
Moderator - Julia Kelley, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

2:30 pm

Networking Break

3:00 pm

USDA Agency UpdatePDF
Sandy Morgan,USDA

3:30 pm

Navy Tech Evaluation ProgramPDF
Paul Kistler, U.S. Navy

4:15 pm

Wrap-up
David McAndrew, FEMP

Thursday, October 21, 2010

8:30 am

Welcome
David McAndrew, FEMP

8:40 am

Project Finance Case StudiesPDF
Scott Foster, Hannon Armstrong

9:20 am

MDU Solar Energy Project Case Study: Ellsworth Air Force BasePDF
Dell Peterson, Energy Manager, Ellsworth Air Force Base and Dale Skillman, Director of the Office of Technology Transfer for the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

10:00 am

Networking Break

10:20 am

BioGas Project Applications for Federal Agencies and UtilitiesPDF
Wolfgang Driftmeier, President of Alternate Energy Systems, Inc.

11:00 pm

Energy EncroachmentPDF
Mike Aimone, Battelle

11:45 pm

Critical Mission Support Through Energy Security Development of an Army Energy Security Assessment ModelPDF
Chuck Tremel, Concurrent Technologies Corp.

12:25 pm

Evaluations and Wrap-up
David McAndrew, FEMP

Special Session: Thursday, October 21, 2010

Energy Lawyer and Contracting Officers Working Group
Moderators - Julia Kelley, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Linda Koman, GSA

1:30–3:00 pm

Energy Lawyers and Contracting Officers Working Group:
General DiscussionLinda Koman, GSA

Legal Issues in Energy ProjectsPDF
Margaret Simmons, Army Corps of Engineers

PPA UpdatePDF
Chandra Shah, NREL