Ron Nichols

CityAge: Future-Proofing Los Angeles Given the Volatility of Weather Events

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Ron Nichols

As wildfires and extreme weather conditions ravage California, a recent CityAge convening brought together utility experts from around Southern California to discuss how to build a more resilient region.

One year Ago- Ron Nichols at VX2012: Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Must Meet Renewables Obligations

One Year Ago: at the fifth VerdeXchange Conference in January, 2012, Ron Nichols, General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, delivered remarks in the opening plenary, ‘Given an Uncertain Landscape, Is Renewable Energy and Sustainability Beyond the Tipping Point?’ Joining Nichols was Catherine Reheis-Boyd, President of the Western State Petroleum Association, Robert Hertzberg, Speaker Emeritus of the California Assembly. With Mr. Nichols on the agenda once again at VerdeXchange’s 6th Annual Conference, his comments last year provide a benchmark re the challenges the LADWP faces in meeting renewable energy mandates while struggling to keep rates even for customers.

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