Disruptors Unite: Wellinghoff Joins SolarCity as Policy Lead

Think of it as a coming together of two energy industry disrupters...SolarCity has hired Jon Wellinghoff, former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), as its chief policy officer. While such appointments are typically not big news, this one is interesting because SolarCity and Wellinghoff have separately helped create … [Read more...]

No Place to Hide: Top and Bottom in Utility Energy Efficiency Ranking

If you’re a country, state, city or utility that’s wasting energy, there is no hiding it any longer. Energy efficiency advocates are increasingly slicing and dicing performance of these entities and producing rankings. The scorecards make public how well one does against the other, which serves as a powerful motivator to do better. What governor … [Read more...]

Wellinghoff and Binz to Headline Peak Load Management Alliance Event

The upcoming 15th Peak Load Management Alliance Spring Conference will feature key note addresses by Jon Wellinghoff, former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and Ron Binz, former chairman of the  Colorado Public Utilities Commission. The conference will be held April 15-16 in Denver. Bryan Hannegan, the National Renewable … [Read more...]

Wellinghoff to Advise New Demand Response Trade Association

Three big demand response companies today announced a new trade association with Jon Wellinghoff, former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, serving as the organization’s strategic counsel. Wellinghoff is a long-time supporter of demand response and green energy technologies. EnerNOC, Comverge, and Johnson Controls have founded … [Read more...]