2022 Legislative Reception

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Special thanks to all of the guest speakers and panelists sharing their perspectives priorities for climate and energy priorities and the related policy and regulation under consideration by the Maryland General Assembly!

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Thursday, February 17
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
The Governor Calvert House
Annapolis, Maryland

Special Guest Speakers

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Peter Franchot

Comptroller of Maryland

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Sen. Bill Ferguson

President of the Senate
District 46

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Sen. Brian Feldman

Vice Chair,
Senate Finance Committee

District 15

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Sen. Ben Kramer

Senate Finance Committee
District 19

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Sen. Paul Pinsky

Chair, Senate Education, Health & Environmental Affairs Committee
District 22

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Del. Eric Luedtke

House Majority Leader
District 14

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Del. Benjamin Brooks

House Economic Matters Committee
District 10

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Del. Lorig Charkoudian

House Economic Matters Committee
District 20

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Del. Lily Qi

House Economic Matters Committee
District 15

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Mike Gill

Maryland Department of Commerce

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Ben Grumbles

Maryland Department of the Environment

Featured Panels

Energy & the Built Environment: Strategies Aimed at Addressing Climate Change

This panel session will examine the challenges, opportunities and recommendations related to building de-carbonization to achieve demand reduction goals from the perspective of consumers, industry and utilities. What are the policies and strategies Maryland has on target to achieve beneficial outcomes?

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Katherine Magruder

Executive Director,
Maryland Clean Energy Center

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Mallik Angalakudati

SVP, Strategy & Innovation,
Washington Gas

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William Ellis

Region VP Government Affairs,

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Josh Greene

Vice President, Government & Industry Affairs,
A. O. Smith

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David Lapp

Maryland People's Counsel,
Maryland Office of People’s Counsel

Innovation & Regulation: Shooting Toward Energy Targets in Maryland

The panel will explore cutting edge technologies and the potential for adoption of zero emission credits to enable the State to achieve Renewable Portfolio (RPS) and energy efficiency goals, faster and more effectively.

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Dr. Eric Wachsman

Maryland Energy Innovation Institute
Ex Officio Board Member,
Maryland Clean Energy Center

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David Chiesa 

VP for Global Sales and Business Development
CTC Global

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Christine Csizmadia

Director, State Governmental Affairs & Advocacy,
Nuclear Energy Institute

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Andrew Gohn 

Eastern Region States Director
American Clean Power Association

Special Thanks to Our Event Sponsors