About 100 energy executives met to learn more about current and prospective energy issues affecting the Carolina energy economy and to become acquainted with others with whom they may collaborate on energy policy. Details of the event produced by the E4 Carolinas Energy Policy Task Force may be read in the listing of moderators and speakers with hyperlinks to their and their organizations’ web pages.

 Moderators and Speakers

State Energy Regulatory PanelWeston Adams (Moderator), South Carolina Co-chair, E4 Carolinas Energy Policy Task Force, Partner, Nelson Mullins

State Energy Policy PanelGeorge Baldwin (Moderator), North Carolina Co-chair, E4 Carolinas Energy Policy Task Force and Principal, Baldwin Consulting Group

  • South Carolina Senator Brad Hutto (D-SC 40), Member, Public Utilities Review Committee
  • North Carolina Representative Dean Arp (R-NC 69), Chairman – Energy and Public Utilities
  • North Carolina Representative John Szoka (R-NC 45), Senior Chairman – Energy and Public Utilities
  • North Carolina Senator Jeff Tarte (R-NC 41), Joint Legislative Commission on Energy Policy

Federal Energy Policy PanelJeff Merrifield (Moderator), Federal Co-chair, E4 Carolinas Energy Policy Task Force and Partner, Pillsbury Law

  • Opening Energy Policy Statement – Senator Richard Burr (R-NC Senior) and Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC Junior) view Video Message
  • Federal Policy Overview – Jeff Merrifield view PowerPoint