EV to Grid

EV to Grid: What’s Coming Down the Road and Implications for Wisconsin
Meeting the Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Challenge
Joint Program with Wisconsin Office of Energy Independence

April 30, 2009
Tong Auditorium, UW-Madison College of Engineering

The major auto makers have stated commitments to bring Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) to market by 2010. This program will discuss the current state of PHEVs, what impacts mass market deployment will have on the electric industry as well as strategies to prepare the industry and Wisconsin for PHEVs

Draft Agenda

8:00     Welcome – WPUI & OEI

8:05     Visions for Enabling EVs in Wisconsin – Tom Reddoch, EPRI

8:50     Automotive Technology & Market Development

  • Mary Culler – Ford Motor company
  • Rich Gunther – General Motors
  • Joe Lacefield – Toyota Motor Sales

10:20   Networking Break

10:35   VehicleTechnical Perspective – Power Demands Required for the Success of the PHEV – Michael Andrew, Johnson Controls (invited)

11:20   Setting the Stage: Potential Impacts of PHEVs on Regional Power Generation – Argonne National Laboratory

12:05   Lunch

1:05    Impact on Utilities, Panel Discussion

Moderator – Rich Hasseman, GDS Associates

  • Grid Requirements & Strategies – Jackie Winchester, Alliant Energy
  • Peak/Off Peak Electrical Capacity, Need for more Power Plants? – John Shenot, Public Service Commission
  • Feasibility of Renewable Energy for PHEVs – Jeff Anthony, AWEA
  • Implications for the Regional Transmission System – David Hadley, MISO

2:35     Networking Break

2:50     Broader Implication for Wisconsin, Panel Discussion

Moderator – Dave Jenkins, Office of Energy Independence

  • Retail Fuel Business’ Role in PHEV Development – Bob O’Connor, O’Connor Oil
  • Paybacks from the Utility Perspective – Dennis Koepke, Public Service Commission
  • OEM Sales, Viability in the market & Changing Consumer Behaivior – Steve Herro, ADAMM
  • Consumer Adoption and Transportation Choice – Jessica Guo, UW Madison
  • Strategies and models for adoption – Francis Vogel, Wisconsin Clean Cities
4:30     Adjourn
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