Explore Energy Issues at #MACoCon

At MACo’s Summer Conference, an expert panel discussed their visions of tomorrow and answered the most pressing questions about Maryland’s energy needs

Energy and climate change are inextricably linked. The greatest cause of climate change has been how humanity has powered our society and growth for the last roughly two centuries. Now, policymakers are contending with responding to climate change while also ensuring our society continues to function.

Del. Lorig Charkoudian lead a discussion with Maryland’s energy leaders on what the push for electrification will look like and how we will meet the ever increasing climate challenges.

Energy Issues: Exploring Maryland’s Future

Description: Energy is one of the central issues discussed in county seats across the state and Annapolis. As federal, state, and county leaders race toward electrification and away from fossil fuels, many questions remain about what the future will look like. Join representatives from the Public Service Commission, the Maryland Energy Administration, and the Maryland Clean Energy Center as they discuss their visions of tomorrow and answer the most pressing questions about Maryland’s energy needs. 


  • Kumar Barve, Public Service Commission
  • Paul Pinsky, Director, Maryland Energy Administration
  • Katherine Magruder, Executive Director, Maryland Clean Energy Center
  • William Ellis, Director of Governmental and External Affairs, PEPCO

Moderator: Del. Lorig Charkoudian 

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