ScottMadden to Sponsor TransmissionHub’s TransForum EAST

TransmissionHub's TransForum EAST - Helping drive discussion about the future of transmission

Online PR News – 21-November-2012 – Atlanta, GA – ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America’s leading energy consulting firms, is pleased to serve as the official industry sponsor of TransmissionHub’s TransForum EAST being held Tuesday, December 4–Thursday, December 6, 2012, at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. This conference brings together U.S. transmission professionals to discuss and strategize the political, geographic, technical, regulatory, and financial issues facing the eastern region.

Cristin Lyons, partner and transmission, distribution, and Smart Grid practice leader at ScottMadden, will moderate the executive panel titled, “The Future Transmission Company and the Eastern Grid Year 2030.” During this session, C-level speakers will engage in free-flowing discussion on the future grid, the future transmission company, and the challenges expected in the next 20 years.

“ScottMadden is deeply committed to the energy industry, and we feel there is no better opportunity than TransForum EAST to discuss, debate, and analyze the most important issues facing the eastern transmission grid,” says Ms. Lyons. “We are thrilled to partner with TransmissionHub, so industry leaders can share their insights and plans.”

“ScottMadden is a prime example of the type of company we look for to sponsor and support TransForum EAST, and we are thrilled to have them on board,” said Randy Rischard, Vice President, Data and Analysis, Energy Central. “Their combined expertise in the energy industry and management consulting will help drive the focused and strategic discussions that will make TransForum EAST the most important eastern transmission conference in 2012.”

As part of a two-day forum, panelists will also collaborate on critical regional topics: “Implications of the 2012 Presidential Election on Transmission Policy,” “Keeping the Eastern Grid Smart and Secure,” “Wind by Wire: The Challenges of and Solutions for Integrating New Renewable Resources in the East,” and more. The full agenda is available here:

For nearly 30 years, ScottMadden has been a leader in energy consulting, serving more than 200 energy organizations, including 20 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 TransmissionHub
Energy Central’s TransmissionHub is an interactive, multi-channel information resource serving electric power transmission professionals. Providing reliable data—including the most robust North American project database available, fully integrated source documents, detailed maps, plus industry insights from senior analysts and exclusive editorial coverage—TransmissionHub keeps the transmission market connected online and in person via daily newsletters, weekly summary reports, webcasts, and regional events.


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