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Thought Leadership

EEI International Programs releases several thought leadership products to showcase electric power sector leadership across the globe. This includes highlighting member innovations through CEO op-ed articles in EEI’s Electric Perspectives, EEI’s Global Perspectives article series, video webcasts, podcasts, and webinars.

Global Perspectives
November 2018
EEI International Insights:  Electric Company Investments in Smarter Energy Infrastructure

​Smarter energy infrastructure is the key to delivering the energy future that customers want by enabling electric companies to collect, analyze, and share energy data, as well as monitor and remotely control grid-connected devices and equipment. Together, these new “smart” capabilities are enabling the energy grid to be managed more reliably, safely, and efficiently than ever before. 

October 2018
EEI International Insights:  Electric Company Commitments to Clean Energy

The Edison Electric Institute’s (EEI’s) U.S. and International member companies are investing in and delivering cleaner energy to their customers across the globe. This article highlights the ongoing clean energy investments of EEI’s member companies.

June 2018
International Programs Survey on Vehicle Electrification

​This survey of EEI International member companies assesses the status of electric vehicle deployment around the world in key jurisdictions and industry viewpoints on deployment-related issues. Responses were collected from 34 companies across five continents in Q42017.


of companies surveyed are engaged in activities to promote or encourage electric vehicle adoption


​of electric companies surveyed have a target or goal for converting a portion of their vehicle fleet to electric vehicles


​of electric companies surveyed have a target or goal for installing electric vehicle supply equipment (e.g., charging stations) for fleet use

August 2019
Interview with William Liabunya – CEO of Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Ltd.
​In this interview, William Liabunya describes the excitement of establishing a new electric company, and the importance of partnerships for invesment to support Malawi's growing electric power industry.
July 2019
Interview with Karen Hutt – President and CEO of Nova Scotia Power
​Karen Hutt describes the future of the electric power industry as being customer-driven and customer-defined, and explains how teamwork and communication are the keys to success at Nova Scotia Power.
May 2019
Interview with Basil Scarsella – CEO and Director of UK Power Networks
EEI interviews Basil Scarsella to hear his vision for the future of the electric power industry, including the effects of decarbonization and transportation electrification.
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June 2018
Interview with Chris Kutarna on Leadership in a Time of Uncertainty
Daniel Noll, EEI Senior Manager for International Programs interviews Chris Kutarna, co-author of Age of Discovery: Navigating the Storms of Our Second Renaissance, a best-selling, internationally acclaimed book
June 2018
Interview with Duncan Stewart from Deloitte Canada
Brian Wolff, EEI Executive Vice President, interviews Duncan Stewart, Director of Research for Telecommunications, Technology, and Media
May 2018
Interview with Abel Tella on the Future of the African Electricity Sector
Jessica McDonald, EEI Manager for International Programs, interviews Abel Tella, Executive Director of the Association of Power Utilities of Africa

“When you incorporate machine learning into your processes, you need to change your entire company so that it moves at the speed of machine learning.”

Duncan Stewart, Director of Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Research for Deloitte Canada
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Past Webinars
September 2019
Sustainability and Innovation at Genesee Generating Station and Supporting CCUS Deployment
​Capital Power reviewed their sustainability strategy and initiatives to improve efficiency and reduce emissions at its Genesee Generating Station in Alberta, and investments in CCUS.
August 2019
Putting in Place a Future-Ready Grid for a Low-Carbon World
UK Power Networks discussed their innovative work to modernize ​the electric power system, for which they received the 2019 International Edison Award.
July 2019
Wildfire Mitigation: DSO Vegetation Management Practices in Portugal
​Energias de Portugal Distribuição discussed their wildfire preparation and mitigation strategy, including the tools and approaches they leverage for aerial line inspections.
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