Kelly Speakes-Backman to Speak at 2020 Energy Policy Outlook Conference & Innovation Summit
The NASEO 2020 Energy Policy Outlook Conference and Innovation Summit will examine the key policies and initiatives needed to drive modernization and resilience across our energy infrastructure – grid, pipelines, buildings, transportation. Join top state and federal energy policymakers and private sector leaders from around the country on February 4-7, 2020 in Washington, D.C. for in-depth discussions of the critical investments needed for strong, reliable, and affordable grid, transportation, and buildings systems, as well as the latest news from the 117th Congress and the Administration.
Kelly Speakes-Backman will speak Tuesday afternoon in the session NASEO Electricity Committee: New Frontiers in Distribution System Planning – State Energy Offices’ Opportunities and Impacts
The NASEO Electricity Committee provides direction for NASEO’s projects related to the production, distribution, and consumption of electricity. The committee examines state, regional, and federal initiatives that affect the electricity sector, cross-cutting issues such as resilience and risk, as well as interdependencies with other sectors. During the Committee discussion session, speakers will examine new challenges and opportunities in distribution system planning, which includes energy storage, microgrids and states’ efforts to achieve significant clean energy goals. The session is also intended to provide states with an opportunity to share updates as well as discuss the work of the Electricity Committee going forward.