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11 Interviews You May have Missed in 2014

Unique and increasing demands from customers, regulation and technology are forcing utilities to flex in unprecedented ways. The resulting effects of these changes have real impact the entire energy industry.

In 2014, Energy Central mapped the industry's ebb and flow in a number of candid interviews with top utility CEOs and influencers.

Below, please find a number these important interviews from this past year. Let us know how these topics are influencing your utility; and share your thoughts on any important stories we should have covered in the comments below.


Securing the Grid:

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz
"Moniz Cyber Warning: Racing to Shore Up Defenses"

Tom Fanning, the chairman, president and chief executive officer of Southern Company
"Secure and Getting Adaptive: Fanning on Grid Security"

Mike McConnell, former direction of the U.S. National Security Agency
"Cyber Policy Logjam: The Need for Consensus"


Are Emissions Following the Rules?:

Sue Kelly, American Public Power Association president and CEO
"Fed Emissions Rules Need Study: Really an Energy Policy"

Small-Scale Nuclear:

Allison Macfarlane, chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
"Dealing with Small Reactors: Learning from Fukushima"


Gas is Growing:

Scott Prochazka, CenterPoint Energy chief executive officer
"Focusing on Pipeline Safety: The Challenge of Infrastructure Investment"

Ralph LaRossa, PSEG president and chief operating officer
"Gas Business Growth: Customers Seek Energy Insights"


The Future of Energy:

Anthony Earley, chairman, president and CEO of PG&E
"The Future of Energy - As PG&E Sees It: Earley on the Cycles of Business"

Vermont's Mary Powell, chief executive officer of Green Mountain Power
"Stay Nimble, Catch an Edge"

Entergy, Leo Denault, chairman and chief executive officer
"Entergy Gets Focused: Building on a Busy Year"

Anne Pramaggiore, ComEd president and chief executive officer
"Taking the Hill: ComEd Looks to the Future"


What stories deserved more attention this year? Share your favorites with us on Twitter @EnergyCentral

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