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Inaugural International Utility Executive Summit
April 6, 2016 - Watch the Discussion

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Inaugural International Day - Friday, February 5, 2016

The inaugural EEI International Day provided attendees the opportunity to learn about the history of EEI’s International Programs and how EEI engages with electric power companies and industry stakeholders around the world.  The luncheon included authentic cuisine prepared by EEI staff and DC-based international restaurants.
 
Representatives from EEI’s International Members provided brief presentations on their companies, as well as their strategic plan moving forward.  Presenters included executives from State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) and Électricité de France S.A. (EDF), as well as a video presentation from CEMIG (Brazil).
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  • Save the Date: EEI's 2nd Annual International Day will take place on February 10, 2017
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  • [L to R]: Dr. Lawrence Jones, VP, International Programs, EEI; Mark Anderson, SVP, Public Affairs, EDF Inc.; Mengrong Cheng, Deputy Director General, Department of International Cooperation, and President, U.S. Representative Office, SGCC; Tom Kuhn, President, EEI; Takao Onuki, General Manager, Washington Office, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO); Michael Hill, General Counsel, EDF Inc.; and Akihiro Niwa, Director & General Manager, Washington Office, Chubu Electric Power - 2/5/2016.
  • EEI welcomed members of the international community at its inaugural International Day, including representatives from the embassies of Denmark, Jamaica, Singapore, Mozambique, and others - 2/5/2016
  • Mengrong Cheng, State Grid Corporation of China’s (SGCC) Deputy Director General, Department of International Cooperation, and President, U.S. Representative Office, delivered a presentation on how SGCC manages its massive service territory as well as their Chairman’s efforts to develop a Global Energy Interconnection - 2/5/2016.
  • International Day attendees were provided their table assignments by selecting a passport for a specific country - 2/5/2016.
  • Mark Anderson, EDF Inc.’s Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, delivered a presentation on EDF S.A.’s renewable energy goals and their plan to grow their businesses internationally - 2/5/2016.
  • Dr. Lawrence Jones, EEI’s new Vice President of International Programs, discusses the history of EEI’s International Programs as well as his strategic vision for the program moving forward - 2/5/2016.
  • Guests attending EEI's International Day were seated at tables represented by famous energy industry innovators.  The Nikola Tesla Table is pictured - 2/5/2016.
  • David Owens, EEI’s Executive Vice President, Business Operations Group and Regulatory Affairs, delivers opening remarks at EEI’s inaugural International Day - 2/5/2016.

Inaugural International Utility Executive Summit (IUES) - Wednesday, April 6, 2016

More than 120 international energy executives, embassy represenatives and government officials gathered in Washington in April for EEI's inaugural International Utility Executive Summit. Éric Martel, President & CEO of Hydro-Québec, delivered the opening address and Michael Yackira, former President & CEO of NV Energy and former EEI Chairman, moderated the opening panel, which featured one-on-one conversations with Mr. Martel and Peter Gregg, President & CEO of Enersource Corporation.

Participants at the Summit discussed the transformation impacting the global power sector, as well as pathways to the future for electric power companies. Panelists shared their insights and outlook on the challenges and opportunities that will shape the strategic direction of their companies

  • View the IUES Video Highlights
  • Save the Date: EEI's 2nd Annual International Utility Executive Summit will take place on April 5, 2017
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  • Michael Yackira [Left], Former President & CEO, NV Energy, and Former EEI Chairman, and Éric Martel [Right], President & CEO, Hydro-Québec, discussed how industry leaders are harnessing opportunities of industry transformation and developing strategies to overcome the challenges utilities will be confronting during Panel 1, Utility CEO Visioning and Strategizing for 2030 - 4/6/2016.
  • [L to R] Brian Wolff, EVP, Public Policy and External Affairs, EEI; Mengrong Cheng, Deputy Director General, Department of International Cooperation, and President, U.S. Representative Office, SGCC; Yosi Shneck, SVP, Information & Communication, Israel Electric Corporation (IEC); and Pierre Bernard, Chairman & CEO, Friends of the Supergrid, and Managing Partner, Bernard Energy Advocacy - 4/6/2016.
  • Attendees pose questions to panelists at EEI’s inaugural International Utility Executive Summit - 4/6/2016.
  • [L to R] Dr. Lawrence Jones, VP, International Programs, EEI, and Paul Goguen, SVP & GM, Transmission Division, ATCO Electric, discuss the possibility of ATCO Electric expanding their operations into the U.S. during Panel 3, Achieving Resiliency Along the Electricity Value Chain - 4/6/2016.
  • Yosi Shneck [Right], SVP, Information & Communication, Israel Electric Corporation (IEC), discussed how IEC is facing the cybersecurity challenges inherent in building a smarter power grid during Panel 3, Achieving Resiliency Along the Electricity Value Chain. Also pictured [L to R] are Paul Goguen, SVP & GM, Transmission Division, ATCO Electric, and Pierre Bernard, Chairman & CEO, Friends of the Supergrid, and Managing Partner, Bernard Energy Advocacy - 4/6/2016.
  • [L to R] Don Wharton, VP, Policy & Sustainability, TransAlta; John Colella, Managing Director, New York, Moelis & Company; Michael Yackira, Former President & CEO, NV Energy, and Former EEI Chairman; Philippe Castanet, SEVP, International Division, EDF S.A., and President & CEO, EDF Inc.; and Mengrong Cheng, Deputy Director General, Department of International Cooperation, and President, U.S. Representative Office, SGCC - 4/6/2016.
  • [L to R] John Colella, Managing Director, New York, Moelis & Company; Tom Kuhn, President, EEI; Michael Yackira, Former President & CEO, NV Energy, Former EEI Chairman; Philippe Castanet, SEVP, International Division, EDF S.A., and President & CEO, EDF Inc.; Dr. Lawrence Jones, VP, International Programs, EEI; Mengrong Cheng, Deputy Director General, Department of International Cooperation, and President, U.S. Representative Office, State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC); and Don Wharton, VP, Policy & Sustainability, TransAlta - 4/6/2016.
  • Tom Kuhn, President, EEI, delivered the opening remarks at EEI’s inaugural International Utility Executive Summit in Washington, D.C. Mr. Kuhn discussed the profound transformation impacting the electric power industry and the need for international dialogues on the many common challenges and opportunities the industry faces around the world - 4/6/2016.
  • Éric Martel, President & CEO, Hydro-Québec, delivered the opening address at EEI’s inaugural International Utility Executive Summit in Washington, D.C.  Mr. Martel provided his perspective on pathways to the future Canadian utilities are pursuing, focusing on Hydro-Québec’s vision and strategic direction - 4/6/2016.
  • [L to R] Tom Kuhn, President, EEI, and His Excellency Ambassador Germán Rojas, Embassy of the Republic of Paraguay - 4/6/2016.
  • [L to R] Dr. Lawrence Jones, VP, International Programs, EEI; Paul Goguen, SVP & GM, Transmission Division, ATCO Electric; Pierre Bernard, Chairman & CEO, Friends of the Supergrid, and Managing Partner, Bernard Energy Advocacy; and Yosi Shneck, SVP, Information & Communication, Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) - 4/6/2016.
  • [L to R] Peter Gregg, President & CEO, Enersource Corporation; Stephen Molodetz, VP, Sales and Market Development, Hydro-Québec; and Éric Martel, President & CEO, Hydro-Québec - 4/6/2016.
  • [L to R] Peter Gregg, President & CEO, Enersource Corporation; Éric Martel, President & CEO, Hydro-Québec; and Tom Kuhn, President, EEI - 4/6/2016.
  • ​[L to R]: John Colella, Managing Director, New York, Moelis & Company; Tom Kuhn, President, EEI; Michael Yackira, Former President & CEO, NV Energy, and former EEI Chairman; Philippe Castanet, SEVP, International Division, EDF S.A., and President & CEO, EDF Inc.; Dr. Lawrence Jones, VP, International Programs, EEI; Mengrong Cheng, Deputy Director General, Department of International Cooperation, and President, U.S. Representative Office, SGCC; and Don Wharton, VP, Policy & Sustainability, TransAlta - 4/6/2016
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