Source: The Hill
November 19, 2014 - The Hill held an event on The Next Generation of Electric Transportation: Innovation in Technology & Power. During a robust discussion, panelists explored the next generation of electric vehicles and how they are transforming both the transportation industry and the power sector.
Government leaders, business executives, and industry experts offered varying perspectives on innovations in the use of electric cars and trucks, where the industry stands today, what to expect over the next decade, and what new technologies and policies could be required to get there.
Senator SHELDON WHITEHOUSE, (D-RI)
Congresswomn JANICE HAHN, (D-Calif.)
DES BELL, Senior Vice President of Shared Services, PG&E
PATRICK DAVIS, Director of the Office of Vehicle Technologies, Department of Energy
ROBBIE DIAMOND, President and Chief Executive Officer, Electrification Coaltion
JOERG FERCHAU, CEO, Efficient Drivetrains Inc.
MELISSA LAVINSON, Vice President for Federal Affairs, PG&E
DAVID MEISEL, Senior Director of Transportation & Aviation Services, PG&E
TOM ROSTON, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Security & Energy Restoration, Department of Energy
DAVE STENSON, Founder and CEO, Inventev
BRIAN WOLFF, Executive Vice President, EEI