The rising value of stakeholder engagement in today's high-stakes power landscape

By Carolyn Brouillard and Annie Howley

As shifts in technology, consumer expectations, and policy continue to transform the electric sector, the stakes are high for utilities and the regulatory commissions that oversee them. The issues underlying regulatory decisions are becoming more complex, while the outcomes of those decisions have significant financial consequences for an expanding set of market participants.

Given this context, a well-designed and implemented stakeholder engagement process provides a number of advantages that enhance the traditional—and more adversarial—adjudicated regulatory process. In this white paper, we discuss the five key success factors that differentiate effective stakeholder engagements.

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Meet the authors
  1. Carolyn Brouillard, Senior Manager, Distributed Grid Strategy

    Carolyn has over 15 years of experience supporting transformation in the energy sector. View bio

  2. Annie Howley, Energy Markets Consultant, Distributed Resources

    Annie has more than five years of experience providing regulatory support and subject matter expertise to utility clients. View bio