CEBA Connect: Spring Summit 2024 Agenda 

Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, located at 6700 N Gaylord Rockies Blvd, Aurora, CO 80019

CEBA members from across the country and a variety of industries will gather in Colorado in May 2024 for a week of conversation, collaboration, and discovery as we advance our collective vision of customer-driven clean energy for all.

You will leave CEBA Connect: Spring Summit with actionable insights and tools gained through immersive programming focused on: key policy and regulatory developments impacting access to clean energy, foundational procurement education, global energy markets, and emerging innovative strategies to scale clean energy.

We will have a variety of tailored session types to accommodate different learning styles and optimize your experience.

CEBA is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible experience for all participants. If you have any accessibility needs or specific requirements that would enhance your participation, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. We are here to ensure  everyone can fully engage and benefit from the training.

Hover over the buttons below for a brief description of each session type.

Wednesday, May 22

Note: For those traveling in, we encourage you to arrive Wednesday morning, drop off your bags at bag check, attend the keynote, and then check into your room as it becomes available.

10:30 AM- 12 PM

Advisory Board Meeting (Invite Only)

12- 1 PM

Advisory Board Lunch (Invite Only)

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Tour Charm Permanent Carbon Removal Operations

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12:00 PM- 6:30 PM

Registration Open

2-3:30 PM

Opening Plenary

  • CEO Welcome
  • State of the Market
  • CSO Panel: How Businesses are Navigating the Clean Energy Market  
  • Remarks from Bill Weihl: Using your voice in the energy transition 

3:30- 3:45 PM


3:45- 5:15 PM

Conversations Sessions

5:15- 7 PM

Five Years of Impact Celebration
Light fare and fun!        
Sponsored by AES


Private Dinner Events (Invite Only)

  • EDP and Schneider Electric 
  • NextEra 

Thursday, May 23

   7:30 - 8:30 AM                                                                            


8 AM- 6:30 PM

Registration Open

8- 9:15 AM                                                             

Breakout Sessions (Deep Dive)

  1. Energy Fundamentals
  2. Data Centers and Sustainability: What's the Latest?
  3. Policy Fundamentals 
  4. Utility Engagement Fundamentals 
  5. Market Leader Discussion Series (Invite Only)

9:30- 10:30 AM

Breakout Sessions (Discover)

  1. EACs 101: Creating a baseline understanding of all things EACs
  2. The Devil is in the Details: Overcoming Obstacles in Clean Energy Finance
  3. Federal Energy Policy: What's Happening and Why Should I Care?
  4. Project Offtake: A Key Part of Project Finance
  5. Raising the Bar: Shaping a New Industry Standard for Purpose-Driven Energy Projects
  6. Scope 3 Attestation: Whose Scope is it Anyway?
  7. State of the Market

10:30-11:00 AM


11- 11:45 AM

Breakout Sessions (Solutions Showcase)

  1. AI Increases Demand for Innovative Energy Solutions: What's next for the energy transition? (Hosted by AES)
  2. Innovating for Success: Reflections on Supply Chain Renewable Programs (Hosted by Schneider)
  3. Enabling Demand Response to Generate Revenue and Lower Overall Energy Cost (Hosted by Shell)
  4. Navigating Risks in Renewable Investments (Hosted by Ensight Energy Consulting)
  5. Powering North American Industrial Growth: Opportunities and Challenges (Hosted by Enbridge)
  6. Putting Communities First: Environmental Justice PPAs 101 (Hosted by EDP Renewables North America)
  7. Taking Decarbonization Beyond Renewable Power (Hosted by Drax)

12:00- 1:00 PM


Sponsored by Schneider Electric

1:30- 2:30 PM


  • Senator's message
  • Fireside Chat: Green Growth​​​​​​​

2:30- 3:00 PM


3:00- 4:30 PM

Breakout Sessions (Discover and Collaborate) 

  1. Back to School: Receiving High Marks on your Projects
  2. Beyond Compliance: Navigating the Evolving Global Regulatory Landscape
  3. The Era of Flat Power Demand is Over: Load Growth is the Key to Greening the Grid
  4. Innovating for Cleaner Supply Chains: The Role of Supply Chain Activators
  5. Tax Equity and Tax Credit Transfers: What to Know
  6. Workshop: Customer Input to EPA eGrid Data

4:45-5:30 PM


  • Sparking Action: Clean Energy's Intersection with DEIJ  
  • CEO address 

5:30-7 PM

Evening Reception: Action is the Agenda

Sponsored by Enbridge


Private Dinner Events (Invite Only

  • Shell Energy

Friday, May 24

7 - 8 AM

Tour Charm Permanent Carbon Removal Operations
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7:30- 8:30 AM                                                



8- 10 AM                                               

Registration Open

8:30- 9:45 AM

Energy Customer Morning (Energy Customers Only)                            

9:05- 9:45 AM

Provider Morning (Energy & Service Providers Only)   

10-11:30 AM

Breakout Sessions (Discover and Collaborate)

  1. Advancing Clean Energy Procurement in Asia-Pacific Markets
  2. Decarbonize Utilities through Customer Action
  3. Distributed Global Energy Load Strategies
  4. Regional Planning and Market Expansion: A Look at the Dynamic West
  5. Scope 3 Action: Customer-Supplier Synergy

Thank you to our Summit Sponsors!