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New York Clean Energy Transmission Summit

Past Event

February 4, 2016

3:30 am - 11:30 am

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy and Americans for a Clean Energy Grid for a one-day conference focused on the development and challenges of the high-voltage transmission grid in and around New York during an era of ambitious clean-energy goals and profound changes in electric utilities’ roles and regulation. The event will feature keynote presentations by Richard Kauffman, Chairman of Energy & Finance for New York and Chair of the NYSERDA Board, Audrey Zibelman, Chair of the New York State Public Service Commission, and Jon Wellinghoff, Former Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, as well as panel discussions with distinguished experts. This event is open to the public and press.

Space is limited and advance registration, while free of cost, is required.


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Keynote Remarks From:
  • Richard Kauffman, Chairman of Energy & Finance for New York and Chair of the NYSERDA Board
  • Audrey Zibelman, Chair, New York State Public Service Commission
  • Jon Wellinghoff, Partner Stoel Rives, Former FERC Chairman
Confirmed Panelists Include:
  • Travis Bradford, Professor, Columbia University
  • Michael Eckhart, Global Head of Environmental Finance & Sustainability, CitiGroup
  • Chris King, Global Chief Regulatory Officer, Siemens Digital Grid
  • Ed Krapels, President, Anbaric Transmission, LLC
  • Mark Lynch, President  & CEO, New York State Electric & Gas
  • David Sandalow, Inaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy
  • Bill White, Senior Advisor, Energy Future Coalition
  • Jigar Shah, President & Co-Founder, Generate Capital; Energy Gang Participant
  • Rudy Wynter, President & CEO, National Grid Transmission
  • Additional panelists to be announced!