The Association of Women in Water, Energy and the Environment (AWWEE) invites you to join us in a lively and timely discussion about
The speakers will address the policy context, expected outcomes, and revenue applications for the first compliance year in the auction process, such as:
About the Speakers
Mary Nichols has served as the Chair of the California Air Resources Board since 2007. Nichols has devoted her entire career in public and nonprofit service to advocating for the environment and public health. In addition to her work at the Air Board, she has served as Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Air and Radiation program under President Clinton, Secretary for California's Resources Agency from 1999 to 2003 and Director of the Institute of the Environment at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Christine Hammond is an attorney at the California Public Utilities Commission, where she advises the CPUC’s Energy Division and decision makers on the Renewable Portfolio Standard, Emerging Procurement Strategies, Greenhouse Gases, Energy Efficiency, and transmission siting and CEQA matters. Prior to joining the CPUC in 2011, she was a senior staff counsel at the California Energy Commission, where she was involved in numerous siting applications for utility-scale solar thermal and gas-fired power plants as well as the CEC’s water policy practice and development of the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan. Before moving to public service, Christine was an attorney in private practice representing investor-owned energy and water utilities, electric generators, energy producers, and commercial electric and gas customers before the CPUC and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.