M-RETS Stakeholder Summit – October 4 & 5 2016

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We would like to welcome M-RETS subscribers, regulators, and other interested stakeholders to join us for our annual in-person meeting in Minneapolis on October 4-5, 2016.


Tuesday, October 4 – M-RETS Stakeholder Summit

Breakfast: 8-9am

M-RETS Stakeholder Summit:  9am-4:30pm (lunch provided)

Evening Reception and Networking Event: 5-7pm

Detailed Agenda

Click here to register.


Wednesday, October 5 – Joint Event with the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment

We hope you will be able to stay through Wednesday morning when we will be co-hosting an event with the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment:

Trending Green: Understanding Corporate Renewable Procurement in the Midwest.

Full Agenda

Confirmed Speakers:

Keynote Speaker – Adam Kramer, Executive Vice President of Strategy and  Member of Sustainability Team, Switch

Aakash Chandarana, Regional Vice President of Rates and Regulatory Affairs for Xcel Energy

Amy Skoczlas Cole, S3 Social Innovation + Sustainability Consulting

Andrew P. Moratzka, Attorney, Stoel Rives LLP

Dan Bakal, Director, Electric Power Program, Ceres

Kevin Helmich, Managing Director of Origination, Avangrid Renewables

Mark Rathbun, Great River Energy

Martin Morud, Owner/President, TruNorth Solar LLC

Shane Stennes, Director of Sustainability, University of Minnesota

Steve W. Chriss, Senior Manager, Energy Regulatory Analysis for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.


This is a free event. Click here for more information and registration.


WHEN: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (CDT)

WHERE: University of Minnesota – 200 Oak Street S.E. McNamara Alumni Center, Heritage Gallery , Minneapolis, MN 55455


We have arranged for a special rate of $209 per night at the Hotel Minneapolis. Room availability is limitedClick here to book your room online.  Last day to book at the reduced rate is September 13. If you don’t want to reserve on line, you can call the reservation coordinator, Nick Peters at 612-215-5460.  He is available Mon-Fri, 8:30 – 5:00 PM (CDT).