The west is moving towards a regional vision of highly integrated distributed energy resources – renewables and storage – to wring maximum efficiency out of a new, emerging electric power grid. What policies are proving effective? What hurdles lie dead ahead? Will this region with its unique, cutting edge capabilities be walled off from the rest of America – or will it pave the way to a sweeping transformation of the national electric power grid? What can the rest of America learn and emulate?
Director, Strategic Partnerships, CalIfornia Clean Energy Fund & Berkeley City Council
Energy Division Director, California Public Utilities Commission