March 2020 Meeting Postponed

Date Time- March 18, 2020 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Location- ODU campus at the Engineering and Computational Sciences building, Room 1202.

Parking will be in the garage located off 43rd
and Elkhorn at 4310 Elkhorn Ave, Norfolk, VA 23508.  Free parking passes
will be emailed a bit closer to the event

Parking Location- The Association of Energy Engineers Meeting for March 18, 2020 has been added to the Parking Event Calendar for parking in the 43rd Street & Bluestone Garage 1330 W 43rd Street on floors 2-4 ONLY.

Please post the pass (Will be sent by to all registered attendees)
on your dashboards when parking.

Please Note:  Any
vehicles without a pass will be subject to ticketing and any contested
citations must go through the appeal process by going to

Presenter #1

Presenter/Topic- Paul B. Olsen, P.E. is the Executive Director of Programs & Partnerships for the Old Dominion University Research Office. Paul Olsen will present “Offshore Wind, the Virginia Advantage.” He will provide a brief overview of Offshore Wind to provide a basic understanding of this technology.  Paul will then cover the topic as it pertains to Project Development, Supply Chain Management, Work Force Development, Innovation and Research, Energy Production and Legislation & Outreach.   At the conclusion of his talk, Paul address questions and provide the audience with the opportunity to have their firm sign up for the Offshore Wind Partnership Tool to ensure that Virginia Companies remain competitive with future Offshore Wind Opportunities. 6:00-7:00 PM

Presenter #2

Staples is Manager, Electrification for Dominion Energy Virginia. Previously,
she developed and implemented renewable and demand side management programs for
Dominion Energy’s residential and non-residential customers.  She received
her Bachelor of Science in Business from Virginia Tech and her MBA from
Virginia Commonwealth University.  She is a Six Sigma Green Belt and
received her Certified Energy Manager certification in 2014. 

The second presentation is will Dominion Energy Virginia launch of a nationally-leading program to support Virginia school districts’ transition of their school bus fleet from diesel to electric, which will improve air quality and the health of children in our communities. We’re also exploring battery storage capabilities, and the batteries on the school buses will enable us to continue to study their use while enhancing reliability on our electric grid. The first 16 localities have been selected to help kick off the program by purchasing electric buses at the same price as diesel. 50 buses will roll out this year and, with legislative approval, we hope to enable an additional 1,500 to be added over the next 5 years.

NOTE:  Food and Beverages will be provided for to all Meeting Attendees.


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