SS FORUM #2: Inside the Mind of Electric Utilities: A discussion on a career in energy consulting and current concerns of U.S. utilities

Event Type: 
Guest Lecture
Speaker: 
Jeremiah Johnson
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
1040 Dana
Event Sponsor: 
Center for Sustainable Systems
School of Natural Resources and Environment
Chrysler Corporation Fund

[imagefield_assist|fid=1023|preset=fullsize|title=|desc=|link=none|origsize=|align=left|width=175|height=220]Dr. Jeremiah Johnson
Assistant Research Scientist
School of Natural Resources and Environment
University of Michigan


In this talk, Dr. Johnson will discuss his experience as an energy consultant in which he developed renewable energy strategies and conducted market analysis for electric utilities.  Several of the key concerns currently facing utilities will be discussed, spanning challenges with renewable integration, evolving utility business models, the response to regulatory uncertainty, and the impact of natural gas prices.   Having recently joined the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the start of this semester, Dr. Johnson will introduce his plans for research at the Center for Sustainable Systems.

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