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Join Secretary Moniz in Atlanta or via livestream on May 24 for a public Quadrennial Energy Review Meeting.
On May 24 at 10:00 a.m., the Quadrennial Energy Review Task Force will hold a public stakeholder meeting at the Georgia
Institute of Technology GTRI Conference Center, 250 14th Street, NW, Atlanta, Georgia. It will also be livestreamed at
This meeting is the final of seven regional QER public input meetings, all of which are based on wholesale market
footprints as a convenient approach for examining the nation’s regional electricity diversity, which is characterized by different resource mixes, state policies, and other factors.
The Atlanta meeting covers the footprint of the ten Southeastern states that have bilateral wholesale electricity
markets. A background memo and more information on the meeting are available at
9:00 AM Doors Open
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Opening Remarks by Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, Deputy Administrator, Joshua Cohen, USDA
Rural Utilities Service, and other federal or state officials (invited).
11:00 – 12:15 PM Panel 1
Bulk Power Generation and Transmission: How Can We Plan, Build, and Operate the Appropriate Amount for Future
12:15 – 1:15 PM Lunch (on your own)
1:15 – 1:30 PM Opening Remarks of Afternoon Session by Federal Host
1:30 – 2:45 PM Panel 2
Electricity Distribution and End Use: How Do We Manage Challenges and Opportunities?
2:45 – 4:00 PM Panel 3
Financing New Electricity Infrastructure
4:00 PM Public Comment Period (“Open Mic”)
Any member of the audience who would like to make a public comment will be allowed five minutes to speak. Participants
will be asked to sign up to speak when they arrive at the meeting. People may also submit written comments at
energy.gov/qer through July 1, 2016.
The purpose of the meeting is to solicit input on issues covering electricity from generation to end-use. The meeting
will feature remarks by government officials, moderated panel discussions from a diverse group of energy policy experts from the private and public sector, and an opportunity for you to provide comments during an open microphone session. All QER meetings will
be livestreamed at
Meeting agendas and a background memo will be posted at