Entries in consumer liaison group (8)


Register today for upcoming Consumer Liaison Group meeting on distributed generation

The second quarterly meeting of the New England Consumer Liaison Group (CLG) for 2017 takes place June 1, from noon—4:00 p.m. at the York Harbor Inn in York, Maine. The CLG welcomes Maine Public Advocate Tim Schneider as the keynote speaker. Schneider was appointed Public Advocate by Governor Paul LePage and confirmed by the Maine Legislature in May of 2013 for a four year term. The meeting will an update from Anne George, Vice President of External Affairs and Corporate Communications for ISO New England, and a panel discussion on Understanding Distributed Generation’s Impact on Grid Operations and Regional Planning. Panelists will include:

  • Jonathan Black, Manger, Load Forecasting, System Planning, ISO New England
  • Tim Roughan, Director of Energy and Environmental Policy, National Grid
  • D. Maurice Kreis, Consumer Advocate, New Hampshire Office of the Consumer Advocate
  • Fortunat Mueller, P.E., Co-Founder and Managing Partner, ReVision Energy

To register, visit the CLG webpage.


CLG discusses the role of nuclear power in New England at March 2017 meeting

On March 2, the Consumer Liaison Group (CLG) held its first quarterly meeting of the year in Westborough, Mass., to discuss the role of nuclear power in New England, focusing on reliability, carbon reduction, and market prices. Matthew Wald, Senior Communications Advisor at the Nuclear Energy Institute, a trade association in Washington, DC., gave the keynote address. The meeting also included an update from ISO New England and a panel discussion with representatives from Excelon Corporation, NRG Energy, Inc., and UMass Lowell.

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Eighth annual CLG report highlights 2016 activities and other consumer-related, wholesale electricity industry topics 

ISO New England and the Consumer Liaison Group (CLG) Coordinating Committee recently issued the 2016 Report of the Consumer Liaison Group, which summarizes the activities of the CLG during 2016.

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Mark your calendars: Consumer Liaison Group (CLG) meeting dates set for 2017


The CLG’s four quarterly meetings have been scheduled for 2017: March 2, June 1, September 7, and December 7. Meeting agendas, presentations, and summaries will be posted on the CLG webpage.

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FERC Commissioner LaFleur discussed changing energy landscape at final Consumer Liaison Group meeting of 2016

The Consumer Liaison Group (CLG) held its last quarterly meeting of the year in Boston, Mass., on December 1, 2016. The meeting featured a keynote address by FERC Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur; an update from ISO New England; and a panel discussion, New England States’ Clean Energy Initiatives: How Will Mandated Wind and Hydro Procurements Impact Customer Bills and the Regional Power Markets? 

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Consumer Liaison Group discusses energy projects in Rhode Island at September quarterly meeting

On September 15, the Consumer Liaison Group (CLG) met in Providence to discuss Energy Infrastructure Projects Progressing in Rhode Island: Challenges and Consumer Impacts Regionwide. Seth Magaziner, General Treasurer for the State of Rhode Island, gave opening remarks, highlighting the work of the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank, a centralized hub for energy-efficiency and renewable energy financing initiatives in the state.

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