The PUC Starts Here: Roles, Resources and Responsibilities of State Utility Commissions
Session 36

Date: Wednesday May 18, 2016    Time: 9:30am-10:30am
Location: Room 156BC

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Session Description

The role of state utility agency officials has changed over the years, but it has never been more challenging. Whether it’s the reliability of the electric grid, ensuring advanced communications networks are available to everyone, or dealing with a new federal initiative, America’s state regulators are at the center of things. Gain insight and understanding about this vital component of the policy picture as utility commissioners from around the U.S. share perspectives and philosophies that guide their decision-making processes.

Learn about:

  • how emerging technologies are influencing regulatory approaches…and vice versa
  • key areas of focus and concern regarding service deployment and adoption
  • the economic impacts of shifting usage patterns and behaviors