April 20–22, 2021 | VIRTUAL WORKSHOP

Arctic Sustainable Energy Research Conference

Research and community needs in the context of a global energy transition

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DAY 1. Keynotes on Climate, Energy, and Community Needs

Keynote 1: Alaska-specific context of energy and climate equity: Distinct regional needs that can inform energy policy – S. Adams, NANA, and B. Hirsch, Deerstone Consulting
13.2 MB pdf | 11.4 MB pptx

Keynote 2: Native American and Alaska Native community roles in energy development: What is needed to ensure an equitable energy transition? – C. Deschene, NITEC
3 MB pdf | 6.4 MB pptx

Keynote 3: Energy efficiency in the global energy transition: How rural communities can equitably transform their energy systems – E. Doris, NREL
4.9 MB pdf | 7.9 MB pptx

Keynote 4: Arctic Energy Office perspectives on existing and future climate/energy legislation and Executive Orders and what they will mean for remote/Arctic communities – M. McEleney, Arctic Energy Office
2.9 MB pdf | 2.9 MB pptx

Keynote 5: Sustainable energy research needed to support the Biden administration’s policy goals: How research can be designed to increase energy and climate equity in rural communities – W. Johns, DOE

DAY 2. Buildings and Infrastructure

Session 1: Buildings and Infrastructure—Efficiency First

Energy efficiency & healthy homesJ. Hebert, NREL
15.3 MB pdf

Energy efficiency in public facilitiesJ. Fowler, ANTHC
5.7 MB pdf | 9.3 MB pptx

Remote community water & sanitation efficiency/renewables integration – B. Gamble, ANTHC
5.5 MB pdf | 6.5 MB pptx

The future of whole-community energy optimization through cutting edge building science, grid interactive efficient buildings, and grid optimization (URBANopt/REopt)W. Livingood, NREL
14.4 MB pdf

Session 2: Buildings and Infrastructure—Distributed Energy Resources

Air source heat pumps in cold climatesT. Marsik, NREL/ACEP
9.3 MB pdf | 5.9 MB pptx

Kake heat pump/electric rate analysisM. Wilber and S. Colt, ACEP
6.7 MB pdf | 4.4 MB pptx

Optimization of dispatchable loads for RE generation in microgridsD. Sambor, MicroFEWs/ACEP
3.3 MB pdf

How behavioral science can inform energy program designE. Palchak, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation
10.4 MB pdf | 9.4 MB pptx

DAY 3. Sustainable Energy

Session 1: Sustainable Energy—Technologies

Hydrokinetic energy researchJ. Kasper and B. Loeffler, ACEP
13.9 MB pdf | 34.3 MB pptx

Solar performance in the Arctic: BifacialsC. Pike, ACEP
2 MB pdf | 3.1 MB pptx

Renewable energy, demand side management, and diesel efficiencyM. Ross, Yukon College
4 MB pdf

Hydrogen and renewables: Technical and economic potentialM. Ruth, NREL
2.6 MB pdf | 3.4 MB pptx

Session 2: Sustainable Energy—Integration

Wind/storage/secondary loads in St. Mary’s and Mountain VillageJ. VanderMeer, ACEP
1.8 MB pdf

Renewable energy integration in Hawaii (use of batteries)M. Glick, Hawaii Natural Energy Institute
3.9 MB pdf

Supporting the transition of remote and Indigenous communities to a clean energy futureM. Bennett, Natural Resources Canada
2.7 MB pdf | 2 MB pptx

Modeling renewable energy integration in Canadian Arctic communities – R. Kilpatrick, Natural Resources Canada/CanmetENERGY
4.2 MB pdf | 2.8 MB pptx

Sponsored by the US Arctic Research Commission with cosponsorship by the Cold Climate Housing Research Center,
the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, and the Alaska Center for Energy and Power.