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  • Business Luncheon with Sam Choi, Manager for Emerging Technologies and Renewables for OUC—The Reliable One

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    Name: Business Luncheon with Sam Choi, Manager for Emerging Technologies and Renewables for OUC—The Reliable One
    Date: January 25, 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EST
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    Keynote Topic: New Energy Technologies in Lake Nona & Their Impact

    OUC—The Reliable One, is the 14th largest municipal utility in the United States. Sam is responsible for overseeing the development of new renewable energy projects and programs as well as evaluating and demonstrating emerging technologies.  His efforts are key to OUC meeting its sustainability goals and staying on the cutting edge of clean energy technology. Sam is currently leading OUC’s efforts in acquiring new utility-scale solar power, development of a microgrid, and advancing integration of distributed energy resources and battery storage in OUC’s grid.

    Previously, Sam was a Project Director at Boston Pacific Company, Inc., an energy consulting firm in Washington DC that specialized in financial and technology advisory of power project investments in the electric utility industry. For close to a decade at the firm, Sam consulted for a number of investor owned utilities, state public utilities commissions, and federal government agencies on several billion dollars of new investment.  His work leading such efforts spanned a range of technologies from solar, wind, geothermal, to energy storage, ocean energy and HVDC transmission. 

    Sam received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech and a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from George Washington University.  Sam serves on the Florida Energy Systems Consortium Advisory Board.  He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

    Our monthly Business Luncheon Event Series has been designed to promote strong connections, provide B2B networking & business-matching opportunities, uplift & educate, and keep you “in the know” of the development of local government and community. We offer a professional, yet welcoming, atmosphere for you to gain the connections, tools, and experience to grow and maintain your business. 

    SPACE IS LIMITED--Register today!  
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    The Belfry Restaurant at Eagle Creek Golf Club
    10350 Emerson Lake Blvd.
    Orlando, FL 32832
    Date/Time Information:
    The Monthly Business Luncheon takes place the 4th Friday of every month.

    11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    Kris Conner, Director of Programming
    • Chamber Members  $20
    • Non-Members  $30
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