ScottMadden Hosts SNL Webinar on Electric Demand

Declining Demand: Causes and Considerations

Online PR News – 09-May-2013 – Atlanta, GA – ScottMadden, Inc., one of North American’s leading energy consulting firms, recently joined forces with SNL to present an interactive webinar, “Who Killed Electric Demand? Will Changes in Usage Ground Utilities’ Prospects? (,” on Thursday, May 2, 2013.

This 90-minute session provided an opportunity for industry experts to share their views and field the questions of more than 270 attendees. Key agenda topics included:

• Economic drivers of load growth: causes and effects of the decline in growth
• Energy efficiency, market responses, and microgrid impacts on aggregate demand
• Distributed generation: how it is playing out in regulated utilities and competitive markets

The panelists were: Margarett Jolly, distributed generation ombudsperson at Consolidated Edison of New York; Cristin Lyons, partner and transmission, distribution, and Smart Grid practice leader at ScottMadden; and Steven Pullins, president at Horizon Energy Group. Walter Crenshaw, senior program manager at SNL Knowledge Center, served as moderator.

“Declining demand growth will continue to have a major impact on electric utilities. Understanding its causes and drivers will help utilities position themselves to manage the trend and ensure they remain operationally and financially sound,” said Ms. Lyons.

The session replay is available on SNL’s web site here: For non-SNL subscribers, please click “register now.” If you are an SNL subscriber, please log in first.

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

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