Global Lecture Series

GLS VI - November 14, 2019

Island energy - from hawaii to the texas grid

EPIcenter's Global Lecture Series VI

ISLAND ENERGY - FROM HAWAII TO THE TEXAS GRID

NOVEMBER 14, 2019 | 6:00-8:00pm | BOARD ROOM, ALAMO COLLEGES DISTRICT| 2222 n. aLAMO ST., SAN ANTONIO, TX 78215

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Jim Ajello is a seasoned and high-energy executive and board director with successful P & L experience, exceptional leadership and motivational skills, strong entrepreneurial instincts and corporate finance expertise applied to energy, power, infrastructure, basic industries and the financial services sectors.  Successfully built,developed and managed multidisciplinary businesses and companies to achieve superior operating results.  A proven,solutions-oriented problem solver and strategic thinker who routinely executed against demanding operational metrics with a focus on improving valuation.  Known for conducting all activities in a hands-on manner, with absolute integrity, and a bias for action encompassing the interests of all stakeholders.

Cris Eugster is CPS Energy’s Chief Operating Officer overseeing the generation and delivery of power for the greater San Antonio region.  Eugster has played an important role in the transformation of CPS Energy into a leader in renewables, energy efficiency & demand response, and grid modernization. Cris Eugster is also the Chairman of the Board for EPIcenter.  Prior experience includes serving Mayor Bill White as Houston’s first Chief Officer for Sustainable Growth and a Partner at McKinsey & Company focused on high tech and energy clients.

WHAT: Hawaii has long been at the vanguard of energy innovation, from an historic meeting between the King of Hawaii and Thomas Edison in 1881, to the early adoption of renewable technologies. Texas, with its own "energy island" grid, operating independently from all others and leading the country in wind and fossil energy production, can learn from the Hawaiian experience.

WHEN:
Thursday, November 14, 2019
6:00 pm - Doors Open/Reception
6:30 pm - Fireside Chat
7:30 pm - Reception Continues
8:00 pm - Event Concludes


WHERE:
Board Room
Alamo Colleges District
2222 N. Alamo St.
San Antonio, TX 78215
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Sponsorship  opportunities are available.  Contact Jill Vassar (jhvassar@epicenterus.org)  to inquire.


The Global Lecture Series is free but registration is required.
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Questions?

If you have any questions please contact:

Andi N. Littlejohn
Director of epicenter energy incubator and accelerator