Transmission – Getting It Done: ScottMadden Moderates Panel at the EEI Annual Convention

ScottMadden, Inc. recently sponsored Edison Electric Institute’s (EEI) 2012 EEI Annual Convention...

Online PR News – 22-June-2012 – Atlanta, GA – ScottMadden, Inc., a leading North American energy consulting firm, recently sponsored Edison Electric Institute’s (EEI) 2012 EEI Annual Convention held June 3–6 in Orlando, Florida and moderated a well-attended panel on challenges in Transmission.

Stu Pearman, partner and energy practice leader at ScottMadden, facilitated an interactive discussion on critical transmission issues. “Transmission – Getting it Done” featured a distinguished panel with diverse perspectives including Billy Ball – Executive Vice President and Chief Transmission Officer, Southern Company; Lisa Barton – Executive Vice President, AEP Transmission; John Flynn – Vice President, Strategic Planning & Project Development, ATC; Jimmy Glotfelty – Executive Vice President, Clean Line Energy; and Joe Welch – Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, ITC. The panel shared their perspectives on the state’s role, the effect of EPA regulations on transmission planning, transmission for renewables, business models, and Right of First Refusal. Pearman said, “This panel did a great job on some tough issues. Many in the audience commented afterwards that the discussion was forthright, positive, and helpful.”

“Transmission continues to be an exciting, challenging part of the industry,” said Cristin Lyons, partner and transmission, distribution, and Smart Grid practice leader at ScottMadden. “The panel was a great representation of the diverse business models that exist in transmission, and it demonstrated the success of different approaches to the challenge of building infrastructure today.”

For nearly 30 years, ScottMadden has been a leader in energy consulting, serving more than 200 energy organizations, including 90% of the top 20. We have completed thousands of successful projects. We provide practical expertise in nuclear, fossil, renewables, transmission, distribution, Smart Grid, gas, regulatory, and a host of other areas. ScottMadden: exceptional quality; an exceptional consulting experience.

About ScottMadden, Inc.
ScottMadden is a management consulting firm delivering customized, practical solutions for clients in energy, clean tech and infrastructure, corporate and shared services, and the federal government. Our collaborative, small-team approach, coupled with deep content knowledge, experience, and insight, delivers an exceptional consulting experience and superior results. To learn more, visit | Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

About EEI
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association of U.S. Shareholder-Owned Electric Companies. Our members serve 95 percent of the ultimate customers in the shareholder-owned segment of the industry, and represent approximately 70 percent of the U.S. electric power industry.


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