Future of energy is a hot topic
We were the top sponsor, featured presenter and event host of the third annual New York Energy Week (NYEW), which brings together industry experts and thought leaders for a week of discussions all around New York City about the future of energy. This year’s event took place the week of June 15.
New York Jurisdictional President Ken Daly was a featured speaker at the closing ceremony, where he focused on our commitment to invest in clean energy projects as part of our Connect21 vision. He emphasized how we’re working closely with our regulators on innovative REV initiatives to meet customer needs and deliver a sustainable energy future. Ken also shared, with Breaking Energy (NYEW Media Partner), our plans to revolutionize our networks to make them resilient and agile, including the Newtown Creek Renewable Gas Project. Ken’s interview ran in two parts (links to Part 1 and Part 2).
We also hosted the Women in Power breakfast in MetroTech. Chief Financial Officer Peggy Smyth served on a panel discussion about how women are shaping the agenda in energy and power, and the skills, including STEM, necessary for specific energy sectors.
In addition, Chris Cavanagh, principal program manager, Market Strategy, represented National Grid in the Smart Grid Roundtable panel discussion and Lou Rizzo, lead program manager, Energy Efficiency, was on the Energy Efficiency, Consumer Behavior and the Internet of Things Roundtable. Also, National Grid representatives participated in Meetups, which are small group presentations by leaders from the New York energy community. These collaborative hubs are held monthly to support the NYEW vision year-round.
EnerKnol, an energy policy data company based in New York City, founded the annual event series.