Large Public Power Council
Fortnightly Magazine - May 2022
“We want to prioritize policies regarding tax and finance, infrastructure, resiliency, environment, changing customer expectations, reliability, and support for customers and workers.”
“Electrification 2022 comes with a global perspective as EPRI works in 45 countries with over 450 companies.”
Conversation with Reuters’ Owen Rolt about the jam-packed collection of CEOs and other industry leaders in this conference that is just around the corner in Brooklyn.
American Gas Association
“A lot of people said, if we are to have a decarbonized energy system, then the gas system cannot be a part of it. This report shows we can, and it shows it in a reasonable way.”
Conversation with former Clean Line Energy CEO Michael Skelly, Grid Strategies president Rob Gramlich, and American Council on Renewable Energy’s Barbara Tyran.
“Last November, my fellow Commissioners and I revised the rules to provide public access to renewable contract terms 18 months after the CPUC approves investor-owned-utility contracts (or 18 months after execution of contracts by other providers whose contracts do not require CPUC approval).”
“If you entrusted me to protect your valuables, and the best I could do is tell you when they were stolen, you wouldn’t accept that.”
“This smarter grid allows us to have real-time information on where issues are on the system. Remote switches allow the system operator to sectionalize and reconfigure the grid in order to work around trouble spots.”
“More climate change is projected, and the industry needs to plan for it. Our work helps understand the risks driven by climate change and other factors, such as evolving local economies and development trends, technologies, and markets.”
“The SEC believes climate-change risk information is important to investors, who are increasingly relying on disclosures companies have been voluntarily publishing through corporate sustainability reports, or through EEI and AGA ESG reporting templates.”