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Humanity's Drive to Achieve More

Like the Wrights' Flyers, electric energy was novel but not particularly relevant in the early days.

Partner/chair of the DC office of Duane Morris LLP

She was the first director of FERC's Office of Enforcement, establishing the office and its...

Charles Bayless

We talked with retired utility leader Charles Bayless, who has served in several influential roles...

“Motto: Dance like no one is watching.”

"Establishing the Office of Diversity and Community Affairs was huge. That was a win for this...

Orchestration in the Energy Cloud

The economies-of-scale, one-way delivery model is fading. Performance, choice command a premium.

“We are the most diverse commission.”

"It’s essential we continue to attract very talented and diverse people to public service."

Designing for the Future

The utility of the future will be more renewable, distributed and democratic because it can be and...

Three of five Illinois commissioners are Hispanic

“Illinois should be very proud that it is one of the most diverse Commissions in the nation.”

Insights from Competitive Industries

It is imperative for utilities to better understand customer needs before someone else does.

“Everything we do has a reaction from the industry.”

“Whatever we do, we do it in a way that it’s going to be best for all, and not to be burdensome on...

From Ideation to Commercialization

Utilities need to master becoming a more commercial enterprise without abandoning their historic...

“It’s all about embracing a new direction.”

“How do we make the Commerce Commission focus on economic development while balancing the interest...