U.S. C3E Women in Clean Energy webinar series: Reliability, energy markets, and the clean energy transition

Thursday, April 06, 2023 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Virtual Event

Climate change is creating new, unforeseen challenges to maintaining reliability for utility customers across the nation. From ice storms to heat domes, utilities face unprecedented operational challenges with increasing frequency. This webinar will present the reliability challenges caused by extreme weather events and discuss how utilities are leveraging regional collaboration and market enhancements to maintain reliability while continuing to make progress on long term decarbonization goals.

Moderator: Maria Pope, President and CEO, Portland General Electric; C3E Ambassador
Rebecca Dayhuff Matsushima, Vice President, Resource Procurement, Hawaiian Electric
Kristen Sheeran, Director of Sustainability and Resource Planning, Portland General Electric
Pam Sporborg, Director of Transmission and Market Services, Portland General Electric
Jessica Waldorf, Chief of Staff & Director of Policy Development, New York State Department of Public Service

About the series
The C3E webinar series provides a forum to hear the latest on clean energy topics from women who are making a difference. The goal of the quarterly webinars is to highlight the outstanding work of clean energy professionals in various fields and to foster discussion around clean energy opportunities and solutions.

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Climate & Sustainability

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Public, MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff

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School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), School of Engineering (SoE), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS), Sloan School of Management (Sloan), School of Science, Schwarzman College of Computing


Energy, climate change



MIT Energy Initiative


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