Top-tier energy leaders join NECBC Executive Energy Conference Nov. 12-13

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CEOs of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation, Independent System Operator New England, and 10 energy companies and international business groups are among speakers confirmed for the New England-Canada Business Council’s 28th Annual Executive Energy Conference on Nov. 12-13.

Offered this year as an online event because of pandemic travel restrictions, the conference will feature:

  • NERC CEO Jim Robb

  • ISO-NE CEO Gordon van Welie

  • Former Federal Energy Regulatory Commission chair and ISO-NE board member Cheryl LaFleur

  • Top energy officials and regulators from Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Maine

  • CEOs of Avangrid, Avangrid Renewables, Canadian-American Business Council, ENMAX, FirstLight Power, Green Mountain Power, National Grid US, NB Power, the New England Council, and the New York Power Authority

  • Commissioners from several New England state energy regulatory agencies - and from Atlantic Canada - on initiatives to advance clean energy developments.

  • And several leading industry analysts, consultants, and advisors.

"Over the last three decades the NECBC Executive Energy Conference has earned a reputation as the premier executive-level energy conference focused on energy industries in New England and Eastern Canada and the multibillion-dollar cross-border energy trade,’’ NECBC President Jon F. Sorenson said. "We are delighted to welcome this top-tier assembly of industry leaders and visionaries for what will be a rich, lively, and insightful set of discussions.’’

Coming just days after the Nov. 3 U.S. election, the conference will offer participants an opportunity to hear from a wide range of top energy and business leaders about what the election results will mean for energy policy, regulation, business opportunities, and trade in both Canada and the U.S.

The conference runs from 1-5 p.m. ET on Thursday, November 12, and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET on Friday, November 13. To register, visit

Avangrid is the Diamond Level sponsor for the conference, and Algonquin Power & Utilities, Enbridge, Eversource, Hydro-Quebec, and National Grid are all Platinum Sponsors. Sponsorship information available at


The mission of the New England-Canada Business Council (NECBC) is to advance business, political, and cultural relationships between Canada and the United States and to help members grow their cross-border professional networks. Founded in 1981, the NECBC is one of the leading non-profit organizations working to sustain and expand the strong and mutually valuable connections between New England and Canada.

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Peter J. Howe
Denterlein strategic communications/NECBC