ScottMadden, Inc. recently sponsored Edison Electric Instituteâ€™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 Instituteâ€™s (EEI) 2012 EEI Annual Convention held June 3â€“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. â€śTransmission â€“ Getting it Doneâ€ť featured a distinguished panel with diverse perspectives including Billy Ball â€“ Executive Vice President and Chief Transmission Officer, Southern Company; Lisa Barton â€“ Executive Vice President, AEP Transmission; John Flynn â€“ Vice President, Strategic Planning & Project Development, ATC; Jimmy Glotfelty â€“ Executive Vice President, Clean Line Energy; and Joe Welch â€“ Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, ITC. The panel shared their perspectives on the stateâ€™s role, the effect of EPA regulations on transmission planning, transmission for renewables, business models, and Right of First Refusal. Pearman said, â€śThis panel did a great job on some tough issues. Many in the audience commented afterwards that the discussion was forthright, positive, and helpful.â€ť
â€śTransmission continues to be an exciting, challenging part of the industry,â€ť said Cristin Lyons, partner and transmission, distribution, and Smart Grid practice leader at ScottMadden. â€śThe 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.â€ť
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.
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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.