For Immediate Release
Contact:  Matt Schilling
(614) 466 7750

PUCO's PowerForward March 6-8 & March 20-22, 2018


The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) will convene PowerForward: Ratemaking and Regulation from March 6-8, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. PowerForward will take a one week break and resume March 20-22.

What: The six-day “Ratemaking and Regulation” series will feature presentations from national and state energy leaders; what Ohio’s future electric distribution system could offer customers; and what technologies are in development to realize such enhancements. The full agenda is available here.

Who: PUCO commissioners, electric utilities, competitive suppliers, technology companies, policy leaders. The first day begins with David Owens, Edison Electric Institute; Rodger Smith, Oracle Utilities; and Sayun Sukduang, ENGIE Resources. 

A full roster is available here.

Where: PUCO offices, 11th floor, 180 E. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

When: March 6-8, 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. and March 20-22, 9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Why: PowerForward is the PUCO’s review of the latest in technological and regulatory innovation that could serve to enhance the consumer electricity experience. Through this series, we intend to chart a clear path forward for future grid modernization projects, innovative regulations and forward-thinking policies.

How: Attend in person or stream online. There is no cost to attend, registration is not required.

Additional information is available on the PUCO website here. Follow along on social media @PUCOhio by using #PowerForwardOH




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