"The Environmentally Concerned, Budget Conscious, Technically Savvy Public Utility”
The conference will focus on issues concerning (1) AMI metering and the differences between gas & electric companies, (2) current industry challenges for the major utilities and its customers, and (3) the water industry and contaminants in source water.
Session 1 examines the impact of electricity AMI rollouts, benefits to consumers, and lessons learned. The session will also compare and contrast gas and electricity AMI meters, functionality, and benefits.
Session 2 reviews current industry challenges for the major utilities, including decreasing consumption, long run policy goals, and transitioning market structures.
Session 3 will assess Illinois’ aging water infrastructure and the potential for lead contaminations. Additionally, the session will examine the efforts to reduce nitrates and agricultural contaminants in source water.
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