The Countdown Is On: Electrifying the Economy by 2045

Hosted by: Edison International

California has set an ambitious goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045, but how will the state get there? What are the challenges and opportunities for transforming the energy system and electrifying the economy? How can California leverage its leadership and innovation to inspire global action on climate change?

Join Edison International president & CEO Pedro Pizarro in conversation with California Energy Commission Chair David Hochschild as they discuss Edison’s latest white paper – Countdown to 2045 – and its analysis and recommendations for planning, policy and technology development to enable an affordable and equitable transition to a clean energy economy.


  • Moderator: Caroline Choi, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Edison International and Southern California Edison
  • Pedro Pizarro, President and CEO, Edison International
  • David Hochschild, Chair, California Energy Commission