View from the Top

  • Klappa’s View from Wisconsin
    Nov 23, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg
    Wisconsin Energy sees its business shifting somewhat, particularly as distributed generation spreads. EnergyBiz recently sat down with Gale Klappa, the company chairman and chief executive, to discuss these trends.
  • Rhode Island’s Roberti
    Nov 16, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg
    States are now putting together their strategies for complying with unprecedented federal mandates addressing greenhouse gases. Paul Roberti, a member of the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission, discussed the challenge with EnergyBiz at a recent gathering of regulators.
  • Missouri’s Kenney
    Nov 09, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg
    State regulators are closely watching the roll out of new federal carbon emissions rules as well changes in utilities’ business strategies. EnergyBiz recently discussed these issues with Robert S. Kenney, chairman of the Missouri Public Service Commission, at a gathering of regulators.
  • Technology Expands Customer Choice
    Nov 02, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg
    Utilities businesses are changing and that requires a rethinking of the energy business by all players. We recently explored these trends with Craig Ivey, president of Con Edison.
  • Really an Energy Policy
    Oct 26, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg
    The carbon emissions rules advanced by the Obama administration will have wide-ranging effects that will require close study, according to Sue Kelly, American Public Power Association president and CEO. We recently talked with her at the association’s annual meeting.
  • Need Better Grid Integration
    Oct 19, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg
    Small utilities may be too skeptical about the cyberthreats they face, according to Gary Stauffer, executive director of NMPP Energy. We talked with Stauffer in a roundtable at a recent gathering of the American Public Power Association.
  • The Power of Technology – and Need to Steer Policy
    Oct 12, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg
    Utilities need to engage to make sure that carbon policy and other forces barreling down on their businesses are well thought out, according to Robert Rowe, NorthWestern Energy president and CEO. He recently talked with EnergyBiz at an industry gathering.
  • Nicholas Akins on the Future of Power
    Oct 05, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg
    Energy utilities are moving fast to adapt to many significant changes, according to Nicholas Akins, American Electric Power’s chairman, president and CEO. He recently discussed a wide range of issues as part of an EnergyBiz roundtable with industry leaders.
  • Earley on the Cycles of Business
    Sep 28, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg
    The 21st-century grid will provide utilities with a chance for growth. So says Anthony Earley, chairman, president and CEO of PG&E. He recently discussed a wide range of issues as part of an EnergyBiz roundtable with industry leaders.
  • BPAs Northwest Realm
    Sep 21, 2014 | Martin Rosenberg
    Bonneville Power Administration administrator Elliot Mainzer is steering a federal agency, spawned in the Depression, through an era of fast-changing energy technology and economic forces. We recently discussed the challenges.