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Grid Talk is a podcast featuring the leaders and innovators shaping the 21st century grid. Hear the stories—in their own words—of how they are meeting the challenges and transitioning their businesses to operate successfully in a new era of evolving markets, changing regulations, higher customer expectation, increasing cybersecurity threats, demands for cleaner energy sources, growing customer-owned generations and emerging technology. The podcast is part of Department of Energy’s Voices of Experience, an initiative that supports grid modernization by sharing insights, lessons learned and advice on operating in a rapidly evolving industry.

About the Host

Grid Talk is hosted by award winning, energy journalist Marty Rosenberg. For nearly 40 years, Marty has been covering business, energy, finance, and technology. He was the Editor-in-Chief for EnergyBiz from 2004 to 2014. EnergyBiz was an award-winning national publication covering energy and utilities. Marty has been published in multiple media outlets including the New York Times and USA Today. Marty plugs into the industry knowledgebase to deliver critical information about the opportunities and challenges facing utilities today. The result is engaging conversations about modernizing our electric grid.

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Dramatic Fed EV Charging Expansion—October 18, 2022

“It’s going to unlock nationwide travel with respect to EVs.” Nick Voris, Senior Manager of Electrification, Evergy

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Austin Seeks Equity for Electric Customers—September 29, 2022

“When we are looking at moving forward and reaching those carbon-free goals, affordability is part of that equation, and it’s really important for us that we address the customers who are most vulnerable within our community.” Jackie Sargent, General Manager, Austin Energy,

Enel of Italy Leads a Surge in US Renewables—September 23, 2022

“We have expectations of adding at least two gigawatts per year of additional renewable development.” Mona Tierney-Lloyd, Head of U.S. Public Policy at Enel North America

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Grid Italian Style - ENEL Defines the Future—September 13, 2022

“We are the absolute leader in this field.” Antonio Cammisecra, Head of the Enel Grids

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