QER (Quadrennial Energy Review) Public Stakeholder Meeting

Event Date: 
February 4, 2016

Please join U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Dr. John P. Holdren, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Dan Utech, Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change, for a public meeting on the second installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review (QER), an integrated study of the U.S. electricity system from generation through end use. 

Panel discussions and a public comment period will focus on the challenges and opportunities facing the electricity sector and its key role in promoting economic competitiveness, energy security, and environmental responsibility.

WHAT: QER Public Stakeholder Meeting

WHEN: February 4, 2016, 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time

WHERE: Congressional Auditorium, U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, 1st St. SE & East Capitol Street, N.E., Washington, DC.


9:00 AM Doors Open

9:30 – 10:30 AM Opening Remarks by Secretary Ernest Moniz, Dr. John Holdren, Dan Utech, and Members of Congress (invited)

10:30 AM – Noon Panel 1--Bulk Power Generation and Transmission:  How Can We Plan, Build, and Operate the Appropriate Amount for Future Needs?
  • Gerry Cauley, President & CEO, North American Electric Reliability Corporation
  • Edison Electric Institute (speaker TBD)
  • John Shelk, President & CEO, Electric Power Supply Association
  • Sue Kelly, President & CEO, American Public Power Association
  • Jay Morrison, Vice President Regulatory Issues, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association 

Noon – 1:30 PM Panel 2--Electricity Distribution and End-Use: How Do We Manage Challenges and Opportunities?                       

  • Steve Nadel, Executive Director, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy
  • Tom Kimbis, General Counsel & Vice President of Executive Affairs, Solar Energy Industries Association
  • Lisa Wood, Executive Director, Institute for Electric Innovation
  • David Springe, Executive Director, National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates
  • National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (speaker TBD)

1:30 pm Public Comment Period

Members of the audience will be permitted five minutes to make comments for the QER record. Participants will be asked to sign up to speak when they check in.

Watch the meeting live here.

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