Jennifer Szaro

President and CEO

Jen Szaro currently serves as President and CEO for the Association of Energy Services (AESP) a not-for-
profit organization serving more than 2200 members throughout North America with a mission focused
on facilitating the transition to a more resilient and integrated energy sector through workforce
development, collaboration and thought leadership.
Prior to her current role, Jen held key leadership positions with the Smart Electric Power Alliance,
Orlando Utilities Commission and the Florida Solar Energy Center and serves as Chair of Drive Electric
Florida and the Florida Advisory Council on Climate and Energy.

Jennifer Szaro’s Session(s):

| Tuesday, October 18, 2022

10:50 a.m.–11:50 Pacific: EV Charging as a Distributed Energy Source for Grid Balancing

Accelerated adoption of BEVs at the personal and commercial level has increased demand for EV charging, resulting in an excess burden on the electrical power grid. Grid balancing is at the forefront of concern for the industry, its partners, and consumers.  In this session, we will cover: 

    • Understand what is needed to develop a framework for DER market participation
    • Leverage vehicle-to-grid solutions to avoid blackouts
    • Discover the benefits of smart charging 

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