(First Annual) Northeast Electric Vehicle Symposium - New Haven Connecticut, Sep. 9, 2023

Posted by Paul Braren on Aug 16 2023 (updated on Sep 9 2023) in
  • Efficiency
  • EVs
  • Tesla
  • Live near Connecticut? Come join us, but you need to register here to attend -> bit.ly/NEEVS23


    Northeast Electric Vehicle Symposium (NEEVS)

    Join us for an exciting in-person event, the Northeast Electric Vehicle Symposium (NEEVS), held at the Hotel Marcel New Haven, Tapestry Collection by Hilton in New Haven, CT, USA. This symposium is a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of electric vehicles and network with industry experts. Discover the latest incentives, policies and advances in ZEVs and pathways to decarbonizing the built environment. Don't miss out on this electrifying event!

    You will learn firsthand from expert guest speakers about:

    • Hotel Marcel's guest experience in e-mobility,
    • The state of public EV charging and opportunities for improving it,
    • The latest updates in state and federal EV/EVSE incentives,
    • Best practices for transitioning vehicles and homes to all-electric,
    • How to move municipalities to 100% clean, renewable energy,
    • The societal and environmental benefits that proposed regulations for light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles under Advanced Clean Cars II (ACC II) provide for Connecticut.
    • Zoning for EV readiness

    Here's the excerpt from the full agenda. This will be my very first time presenting in public about something that isn't directly related to my work in the field of IT. My favorite part about public speaking is the Q&A part afterward, where I get to learn what you're curious about. If you are able to join us, please also feel free to come over to talk to me in the parking lot after the indoor presentations are done. I'll likely be standing near my Midnight Silver Model 3 with the "Model3" Connecticut license plate.

    A sneak peak at our Tesla Solar Roof.

    1:15-2:05: Vehicle and home electrification panel discussion + Q&A with moderator Barry Kresch, President, EV Club of CT, and panelists Paul Braren, owner of TinkerTry and an all-electric home, and representatives from United Illuminating. Decarbonizing vehicles and the built environment requires working with a suite of incentives, electric utility programs, and equipment vendors. Learn about the latest EV/EVSE incentives and utility programs for homeowners, business owners, developers, municipalities and nonprofits. Paul will share best practices and lessons learned from going all-in on his home remodeling by enrolling his Tesla Solar Roof and Powerwalls in Virtual Power Plant (VPP) with ConnectedSolutions program, powering two EVs utilizing Managed Charging and Charge on Solar, maximizing efficiency and savings by installing a SPAN smart electrical panel and installing heat pumps for year-round comfort with no natural gas.

    Disclosure: I hold no stocks, and never held stock in any of the tech companies mentioned at TinkerTry, including Tesla and any other company mentioned in this article.

    Article by Paul Braren

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