Energy

SCE President Nichols Embraces Governor Brown’s Executive Order on Zero-Emission Transportation

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Ron Nichols

Southern California Edison President Ron Nichols on how the utility is approaching the opportunity of installing electric transportation infrastructure across California.

Fmr. Ambassador Emerson on German/U.S. Trade & Climate Leadership

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John Emerson

Following President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, VX News sat down with former U.S. Ambassador to Germany John Emerson to gather his opinions on this administration’s impact on trade and commerce, climate action, and political discourse in Europe.

In 'Post-Renewable' California, Energy Delivery & Pricing Changing Rapidly

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CPUC Chair Michael Picker

The growing set of renewable energy technologies, programs and financing schemes that customers are seeing today include claims that you can go “off the grid” for $30 per month. At VX2017, energy leaders from the regulatory, utility, and business community came together to confirm the realities, the true costs, and the societal impacts of distributed generation, home storage, and an “interactive grid”.

How Are Disruptive Energy Technologies Integrating Into Utility Models?

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Rich Barone, Hawaiian Electric

Regional smart grid leaders (including Hawaiian Electric's Rich Barone, pictured) discuss how the rollout of distributed generation, renewables, and electric and autonomous vehicles are shifting in relationships among energy customer, utilities, and municipalities.