Penton‘s Empowering Customers & Cities conference takes place Nov. 4-6 in Chicago. The three-day event was developed to change the energy conversation forever. The meeting also aims to chart a course for the future on energy usage and delivery. The event will bring together utility executives, policy makers, energy providers and large energy consumers for collaboration around urban infrastructure solutions. 

At the conference, executives of major utilities serving three of the world’s top cities will discuss what utilities are doing to combat climate change. The executives include:

Anne Pramaggiore, CEO & President, ComEd;

Pallas Agterberg, Director of Strategy, Alliander; and

Paul Poon, Managing Director, CLP Power Hong Kong

At the meeting, they will present what utilities in Chicago, Amsterdam and Hong Kong are doing regarding energy. In addition, Carlos Batlle of the MIT Energy Initiative, will discuss the operation, planning and risk management modeling of electricity generation and networks. Attendees at the conference will gain insights from presenters who are leading the way in transforming their businesses.

Conference talking points include:

Collaboration around the future of energy delivery and consumption

Developing scalable energy solutions and infrastructure

Collaboration around urban infrastructure solutions

New technologies

Increased pressure for demand response solutions

Renewable strategies

The Empowering Customers & Cities conference is designed for players in the energy ecosystem, including utilities, policy makers, energy providers and large energy consumers.

Marty Rosenberg, editorial director, The Energy Times and co-chair, Empowering Customers & Cities said, "Chicago, Amsterdam and Hong Kong are each facing unique challenges in transforming their energy sector. Anne, Pallas, Paul and Carlos are trailblazers in the energy industry and are helping to shape the future of power solutions. We are looking forward to learning about the initiatives these leaders are spearheading in sustainability, renewables and energy efficiency in their cities. Lessons learned by each speaker will benefit utility players across America."

To learn more about the event, visit Use code "ENERGY2" when registering.


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