EEI Event Will Celebrate Major Milestone: 1 Million EVs on U.S. Roads

     What:    The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) will host an event
               that brings together automakers, electric company
               leaders, environmental organizations, customers,
               policymakers, and others to celebrate that there are
               now 1 million electric vehicles (EVs) on U.S. roads
               and to discuss what's ahead for electric
               transportation. Panel topics will include fleet
               electrification; transit, technology, and
               transportation infrastructure; the role of
               policymakers, regulators, and stakeholders; and
               industry initiatives to support EV deployment.

     When:    Friday, November 30, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

     The Newseum (Knight Studio)

      555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

      Washington, DC 20001

      Speakers will include:

                        Jill Anderson, Vice President, Customer Programs &
                          Services, Southern California Edison
              Michael Arbuckle, Senior Manager of EV
                                     Sales and Marketing Strategy, Nissan
              Michael Berube, Director Vehicle
                                     Technologies Office, Energy Efficiency and Renewable
                          Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
                                   Julie Blunden, Executive Vice President,
                                   Business Development, EVgo
                            Roger A. Curtis, Vice President, Public Affairs,
                            CMS Energy 
              Sara Decker,
                          Director, Federal Government Affairs, Walmart
              Scott Fischer, Vice President,
                                             Market Development, Greenlots
                               Joe Halso, Associate Attorney, Sierra Club
              David Fraser-Hidalgo,
                                               Delegate District 15, Maryland House of Delegates
              Bryan Jacobs, Vice
                                                 President, Government and External Affairs, BMW
              Phil Jones, Executive
                                               Director, Alliance for Transportation Electrification
              Kathy Kinsey, Senior
                                                    Policy Advisor, NESCAUM
                          Becky Knox, Senior Director, Customer Solutions,
                          Edison Electric Institute
                           Tom Kuhn, President, Edison Electric Institute
              Joel Levin, Executive
                                               Director, Plug In America
                           Ashley Mansoor, Senior Vice President, Research and
                           Development, Electric Power Research Institute
              Eric McCarthy, Senior Vice
                                              President, Government Relations, Public Policy and
                          Legal Affairs, Proterra
                          Alan Oshima, President and CEO, Hawaiian Electric
              Dave Packard,
                          Vice President, Utility Solutions, ChargePoint
              Anne Pramaggiore, Senior
                                              Executive Vice President & CEO of Exelon Utilities,
              Norm Saari,
                          Commissioner, Michigan Public Service Commission
              Terry Sobolewski, Senior Vice
                                                President, Chief Customer Officer, National Grid
              Luke Tonachel, Director,
                                                Clean Vehicles and Fuels Project, Climate and Clean
                          Energy Program, NRDC
                          Rep. Paul Tonko, (D-NY)
                          Dan Turton, Vice President, North American Policy, GM
              Lisa Wood, Vice
                                                    President, Customer Solutions, Edison Electric

Please RSVP, and for more information, contact: Kristin Rudman, at or 202-508-5155

EEI is the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for 220 million Americans, and operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. As a whole, the electric power industry supports more than 7 million jobs in communities across the United States. In addition to our U.S. members, EEI has more than 65 international electric companies as International Members, and hundreds of industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members.

KRISTIN RUDMAN, (202) 508-5155

/PRNewswire/ -- Nov. 19, 2018/

SOURCE Edison Electric Institute