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Join Governor Ritter and National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy at the 21st Century Energy Transition Symposium on May 4

Register now for the 21st Century Energy Transition Symposium, hosted by the Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory on May 4, 5 and 14. This year’s event is free to all attendees, and is 100% virtual! You’ll hear from renowned experts, researchers, scientists and industry leaders working to address the nation’s most pressing energy and climate challenges. Discussion and panel topics include the United States’ return to the Paris accord, decarbonization and pathways to a zero-carbon future, empowering women in energy, environmental and energy justice, electrification of vehicles, federal and regional utility regulation, building innovations, and much more! Attendance is free, but registration is required and space is limited. View the full agenda and register now: https://cercsymposium.org/. #EnergyTransition2021

CNEE Senior Policy Advisor Jeffrey Ackermann Presents: Public Policy, Public Utilities and (Regulatory) Pursuit of the Public Interest

Thrusday,April 15th 9:00am-10:00am MT

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PUBLIC POLICY, PUBLIC UTILITIES AND (REGULATORY) PURSUIT OF THE PUBLIC INTEREST

Jeff has been an active part of Colorado’s energy policy and advocacy sector for four decades. Over the past eight years, Jeff has served as chairman of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission and executive director of Governor Hickenlooper’s Energy Office. His experience spans from advocating for and delivering services to economically disadvantaged consumers to developing the most successful customer-driven renewable energy product in North America.

Jeff’s presentation will be on the role of government regulation in addressing the climate crises. The underlying premise of utility regulation deciphering the “public interest” will be explored, including: how regulatory practices handle increasing complexity; the evolving boundary between “competitive” and “Monopoly” electric markets; and competing pathways to a zero-carbon future.

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