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Metro’s Energy Resiliency Summit

REGISTER NOW! Join us for the third and final event of our Energy Resiliency Series, the Energy Resiliency Summit, to be held on Wednesday, January 27th, from 10AM – 3:00PM PST. The Summit will feature presentations from GDS Associates, Indian Energy, and Gannett Fleming on proposed energy resiliency solutions selected through Metro’s Request for White Papers, several keynote speakers, and a facilitated panel featuring experts across a range of sectors to discuss the future of energy resiliency in the region.

The expert panel will be co-moderated by Heather Repenning, Metro’s Executive Officer of Sustainability Policy, and Thomas Aujero Small, current Chair of Metro’s Sustainability Council. Panelists include:

  • Lauren Faber O’Connor – Chief Sustainability Officer, City of LA
  • Gary Gero – Chief Sustainability Officer, LA County
  • Nancy Pfeffer – Executive Director, Gateway Cities Council of Governments
  • Nancy Sutley – Chief Sustainability Officer, LADWP
  • Dr. Cris Liban – Chief Sustainability Officer, Metro

About Energy Resiliency at Metro

Metro’s energy resiliency strategy is focused on the three R’s — reliability, redundancy, and renewables — Metro’s power system needs to be durable, efficient and cost effective. We are working towards an energy resilient future for Los Angeles County through our long-range planning, operational continuity and environmental stewardship.

About the Energy Resiliency Series

Metro is hosting a series of events to explore and discuss cutting edge energy resiliency concepts and solutions. As we continue to electrify our fleet and buildings, we are seeking cost effective and energy efficient solutions that advance our efforts to reduce emissions and other negative impacts on society and the environment. These events are intended to explore whether Metro can “be up while the grid is down” and help shape a long-range energy resiliency strategy for Metro and the region.

Metro kicked off the three-part Energy Resiliency Series with the Energy Resiliency Webcast on May 15, 2020, where we unveiled an opportunity for selected firms to present technologies and innovations that could help shape Metro’s long-range strategies for energy resilience through our Request for White Papers. The Energy Resiliency Symposium on September 22nd featured captivating presentations highlighting the selected white paper energy resiliency solutions, as well as an expert panel discussion featuring academics, government officials, and industry professionals from across the region, including LADWP, SoCalGas, UCLA, the Office of LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and more.

*Due to the impact of COVID-19 all Energy Resiliency events will be held virtually.

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