Charging Ahead: The Latest Developments in Electric Transportation

Hosted by: Edison International and Edison Electric Institute

EEI member company CEOs will join automaker leaders to discuss exciting developments in electric transportation, including the National Electric Highway Coalition and the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School Bus Program. Panelists also will discuss the growing role of fleet electrification and how electric companies are partnering with customers and with auto companies to ensure that sufficient energy grid capacity is available to meet anticipated vehicle charging needs.


  • Keynote: Jeff Marootian, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy
  • CEO Perspective: Pedro Pizarro, EEI Chair and President and CEO, Edison International
  • Moderator: Caroline Choi, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Edison International
  • Reihaneh Irani-Famili, Vice President of Capital Delivery—Project Management & Construction, National Grid
  • Kristen Siemen, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, General Motors
  • Chris Blackburn, Head of U.S. Climate Policy, Amazon