Nexant Executive to Speak at National Summit on Smart Grid & Climate Change

Oct 13, 2015

Utility industry and smart grid expert Mike Sullivan to join panel discussion of EPA Clean Power Plan impacts on electricity reliability

SAN FRANCISCO – October 13, 2015 Nexant Senior Vice President of Utility Services, Mike Sullivan, will speak on a panel at the National Summit on Smart Grid & Climate Change being held this week in Washington, D.C. Sullivan will join industry experts on the “Smart Grid and Adaptation” panel, a discussion of the impacts of the EPA Clean Power Plan (CPP) on electricity reliability from different points of view on the grid.

Sullivan will be joined on the panel by several other utility industry leaders including moderator Lori Singleton, Director Emerging Customer Programs – Solar, Sustainability and Telecom, Salt River Project; Tom Bialek, Chief Engineer, Smart Grid Integration Team, San Diego Gas & Electric; and Jeff Burleson, VP of System Planning, Southern Company

At Nexant, Sullivan is SVP, Utility Services and has more than 30 years of utility industry consulting experience directing strategic planning, economic analysis, statistical surveying, research design and DSM program evaluation projects. He co-leads Nexant's Customer Strategy, Planning and Analysis practice focused on designing, implementing and evaluating demand response and energy efficiency programs. Sullivan is an expert in estimating energy savings resulting from behavioral interventions and feedback devices and economic benefits resulting from transmission and distribution system investments, such as smart grid and advanced metering.

About the National Summit on Smart Grid & Climate Change

The 2nd Annual National Summit on Smart Grid & Climate Change, to be held October 13-14, 2015 in Washington, D.C., will bring together policymakers, utilities, technology companies and a wide variety of environmental and energy stakeholders to address the role of smart grid technologies and practices in mitigating and adapting to climate change. Learn more at