Pricing Rooftop Solar: Sustainability, Fairness & Promoting Productivity

All across the country, state legislatures and regulatory commissions are debating the path forward for distributed energy resources such as rooftop solar. In this FREE eCademy webcast, two former regulatory commissioners discussed how electric rates are determined, the impact of policies promoting distributed generation, and how to design public policies to enable the growth of distributed generation while ensuring electric rates are fair and affordable for all electric customers.

Pricing Rooftop Solar: Sustainability, Fairness & Promoting Productivity
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2 p.m. EDT
FREE CSG eCademy Webcast

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Ashley Brown
Executive Director, Harvard Electricity Policy Group Former Commissioner, Public Utilties Commission of Ohio
Brown leads the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, or HEPG, a program of the Mossavar- Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. HEPG provides a forum for the discussion and analysis of electricity issues in the United States. He is of counsel to the law firm of Greenberg Traurig LLP, and he also served as an adviser on infrastructure regulatory issues to governments such as Brazil, Tanzania, India, Ukraine, Russia, Philippines, Zambia, Namibia, Argentina, Costa Rica and Hungary. From 1983-1993, Brown served as commissioner of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, appointed twice by Gov. Richard F. Celeste. 

Gary Pierce
Former chairman, Arizona Corporation Commission
Pierce has a long track record of advocating issues while working both in the private sector and in public service. Most recently, he finished his second four-year term as a commissioner at the Arizona Corporation Commission. Prior to his service at the Arizona Corporation Commission, Pierce was an elected state representative at the Arizona House of Representatives from 2001 to 2006, where he served in such roles as majority whip and chair of the Transportation Committee. In the private sector, Pierce began his career as a teacher, but quickly moved into the auto industry as a sales consultant and manager. He has owned a dealership for Honda, Nissan and Isuzu, as well as a Budget rental car franchise and a Shell Oil service station.