Part I: Utility Response to a Pandemic

Zpryme sat down with Badar Khan, President of National Grid US and Jan Vrins, Guidehouse’s Global Energy, Sustainability, and Infrastructure Segment Leader, to discuss how utilities are keeping the power, water, natural gas flowing for residential, commercial and industrial customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Part II: Building Back Better: State & Local Resiliency

State and local governments have taken the lead on community responses to the pandemic, and energy providers have continued the essential work of delivering service while most of the population sheltered in place. Zpryme’s Chris Moyer spoke with Lara Cottingham, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Houston and Britt Harter, Sustainability solutions lead, Guidehouse about how cities and communities are responding to the pandemic and how they are planning for resiliency in the future.

Part III: Innovation & Storage for Resiliency & Recovery

Bernerd Da Santos, Chief Operating Officer, AES and Jan Vrins, Global Energy, Sustainability and Infrastructure Segment Leader, Guidehouse, and Chris Moyer discussed how innovation will be crucial as utilities move on from the initial pandemic response and into the recovery stage, as well as the role storage can play in making energy systems more resilient.