The Energy and Telecommunications Committee addresses issues relating to the cost and supply of energy and state and federal policy and regulations. The committee meets the second Tuesday of each month at the BIA office in Concord. Meetings begin at 8:00 AM and are open to BIA members.
Meeting Schedule 2016-2017
September 13 October 11 November 8 December 13 January 10 February 14 March 14 April 11 May 9
November 8, 2016 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM (note time change) BIA office, 122 North Main Street, Concord, NH Note BIA's policy committee meetings are open to BIA members only and guests of the BIA.
Welcome & Introductions
Robert Scott, Commissioner, NH Public Utilities Commission (NH PUC); Karen Cramton, Director, Sustainable Energy Division, NH PUC will be joining us to discuss the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) and Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) in New Hampshire. Each will provide a brief history; the current status of each program and identify what’s next and what we might expect during the upcoming legislative session.
Jim Roche, President, Business and Industry Association, will be joining the committee to discuss an upcoming, policy committee reconfiguration. BIA is planning on combining its Energy & Telecommunications Policy Committee and Environmental Affairs Committee. The new committee will be charged with deliberating over energy compliance and energy challenges and developing recommendations for BIA’s advocacy work. Moving forward telecommunications issues will be addressed by BIA’s Economic Development Policy Committee. These changes will occur in January 2017.
The committee will review BIA’s preliminary agenda and identify moderators for BIA’s December 8, 2016 NH Energy Symposium (Please note the date change).
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