Sept 9 – Michigan Energy Futures Conference II

August 11, 2014

Transitioning to Market Models and Implementation Challenges,
Changing Regulatory Framework to Support the Utility of the Future

Bringing together national, cross-sectorial experts on the changing energy landscape, this conference explored strategies for meeting the challenges facing energy producers and regulators in providing reliable, affordable and sustainable energy supplies and services during a period of unprecedented industry transformation.

Time: 8:30am-6:30pm
Location: Ross School of Business

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Click on individual conference video segments below:

Opening Keynote: Janet McCabe,  EPA, Acting Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation

Panel I:  Energy Supplies in Transition  with  Moderator Mark Barteau, U-M Energy Institute Director and:
  • John DiDonato , Vice President of Development, NextEra Energy Resources
  • Robin Newmark, Associate Lab Director, Energy Analysis and Decision Support, NREL
  • Gregory Ioanidis, President, ITC Michigan
  • Dennis Dobbs, Vice President of Generation Engineering and Services, Consumers Energy
  • John Caldwell, Director of Economics, Edison Electric Institute
  • Lisa Frantzis, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, Advanced Energy Economy
  • Ron Binz, Principal, Public Policy Consulting

Panel III: Evolving Regulatory Frameworks with Moderator, Greg White, Michigan Public Service Commissioner

  • Ron Binz, (redux) former Chairman of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission
  • Sonia Aggarwal, Director of Strategy, Energy Innovation
  • State Senator John Proos, Representing Michigan’s 21st  District
  • John Quackenbush, Chairman, Michigan Public Service Commission

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