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Matthew C. Cordaro, PhD

Dr. Matthew C. Cordaro, whose career spans many years as a senior executive in the utility industry, an educator, scientist and researcher in the fields of business, energy and...

Mar 09, 2014

Constructing the NYS Energy Plan

It is a deep-seated affection for my community along with my professional interests that have kept me active on the issues of energy and sustainability – a key ingredient in safeguarding the fine quality of life we all enjoy....More

Paul Mauldin

Paul earned his B.S. and an M.S. in electrical engineering from the University of California-Berkeley and is a registered professional engineer. He has worked in the energy industry for more...

Apr 14, 2014

Utilities Face Massive Brain Drain

The utility industry is losing legacy brain power at a rapid rate and it’s not yet in the position to compete with other “more exciting” and higher paying industries to attract the best and brightest....More

Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier, PhD

Dr. Alexandra “Sascha” von Meier is Co-Director for Electric Grid Research at the California Institute for Energy and Environment (...

Aug 29, 2013

New Transmission Construction - Is It Worth the Investment?

It is true that distributed renewables like rooftop solar are growing fast and may come to provide a big chunk of our energy. Still, there are two major reasons for complementing local generation with some long-distance transmission capacity....More

John Baker

John Baker is a proven utility executive, strategist, engineer, and management consultant.  He is currently president of Inception Energy Strategies, an independent energy...

Dale A. Douglass, PhD

Dr. Dale A. Douglass is a Principal Engineer with Power Delivery Consultants (PDC), Inc. and lives in Niskayuna, New York, USA.  He has over 40 years of experience in...

Merwin Brown, PhD

Dr. Merwin Brown, Electric Grid Research Program Co-Director for the California Institute for Energy and Environment (CIEE), manages a team helping to develop and commercialize...

Mike Parr

Education: Degree in Power and Control Engineering – Liverpool John Mores University
MBA - Boston University

Systems Engineer UK...

Edward Thomas

Edward Thomas has 47 years of experience in the design, operation and analysis of electric distribution systems, including over 30 years of consulting to clients throughout the...

Charles W. Newton

Charles W. Newton, President, Newton-Evans Research Company.

A graduate of Fordham University (BA, Economics) and Loyola University of Maryland (MBA,...

Lee Harrison

Lee Harrison has been writing about the environmental, technical, and business aspects of the power industry since 1978, when he worked as an editor at McGraw-Hill’s ...

Dec 08, 2013

Accepting a Carbon Tax?

Regardless of politics or stand on global warming, many businesses are including a coming carbon tax into their long term planning....More
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