IEEE PES 2017 General Meeting

Plenary Session at a Glance

The Future of Electricity Sector

Monday, July 17, 2017 from 9 A.M. - 11 A.M.

Description: Power & Energy Society; the thought leaders of electricity sector believe that electricity can play a major role in responding to the climate challenge and resiliency of infrastructure. While we recognize our different operating situations globally, we are aware of the common issues and opportunities we share and believe that optimization of efficient existing technologies, and especially innovation in new technologies, are the cornerstones on which to build the energy transition. The world is faced with the challenge of improving resiliency and reducing carbon footprint to address climate change while ensuring economic growth and secure operation. Electricity is at the heart of this response. This panel will address future of electricity sector technologically and the impact on business models.


Session Moderator:

Shay Bahramirad, ComEd
2017 IEEE PES General Meeting Plenary Session Chair

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J. Andrew (Drew) Murphy, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Edison International
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Gordon van Welie, President and Chief Executive Officer, ISO New England Inc.
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Terence R. Donnelly, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, ComEd
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Donata Susca, Head of Network Development within Global Infrastructure and Networks, Enel Group
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