The 2019 New Energy Solutions Conference

The Institute for Innovation and Sustainability in collaboration with the Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster, ACTION and the Hydrogen Energy Center is pleased to host the 2019 New Energy Solutions Conference, focused on Energy Storage, Microgrids and Hydrogen & Fuel Cells, taking place at the Boston Marriott Newton on Thursday, June 27, 2019

This unique conference is bringing together leaders in the energy storage, microgrids, and hydrogen & fuel cells to the new energy innovation epicenter: Boston, Massachusetts.

The conference builds on the 2017 Energy Storage and Microgrids Conference, held September 11, 2017, with 200 participants and 25 speakers. This is a focused solutions driven conference for industry participants in the Northeast who want to participate in these fast moving markets and apply these technologies and solutions to reduce costs and emissions.

Keynote Speaker


Kelly Speakes-Backman

CEO, Energy Storage Association

Kelly Speakes-Backman is the first CEO of the Energy Storage Association. Kelly has spent over 20 years working in energy and environmental issues in the public, NGO, and private sectors, including organizations such as United Technologies, SunEdison, and Alliance to Save Energy. She is a former Commissioner of the Maryland Public Service Commission where she also served as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), co-vice chair of the NARUC Committee on Energy Resources and the Environment, and member of the EPRI Energy Efficiency & Grid Modernization Public Advisory Group.

 Kelly earned her Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University.

Conference Topics

  • Residential Energy Storage for Backup Power & Peak Load Reduction

  • Multi-Building DER Energy Networks for Cost Reduction & Revenue Generation

  • Commercial & Industrial Behind the meter Energy Storage Strategies

  • Optimizing Performance Through Effective Software & Management Strategies

  • Meeting Long Term Storage Needs with Hydrogen Energy Storage & Power-to-Gas

  • Utility Company Energy Storage Strategies

  • Building Out Zero Emissions Hydrogen Transportation Infrastructure

  • Innovation and Next Generation Technology for Energy Storage

  • Building Out Zero Emissions Electric Transportation Infrastructure

  • Solar Plus Storage

  • Energy Blockchain

2019 New Energy Solutions Conference Speakers

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For information about the conference, please feel free to contact conference organizers:

Brad Bradshaw
Conference Chair
(978) 500-5644