DNV KEMA to Hold 24th Retail Energy Executive Forum

DNV KEMA to Hold 24th Retail Energy Executive Forum 
Key Industry Leaders to Address Market Conditions, Policies, and
Opportunities in the Competitive Energy Sector 
BURLINGTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/04/13 --  DNV KEMA Energy &
Sustainability will again host its Retail Energy Executive Forum, the
nation's leading conference that gathers senior competitive energy
executives, regulators, energy buyers, investors, and other
stakeholders from across North America to discuss the key business
and policy issues facing retail energy markets. The 24th Retail
Energy Executive Forum, entitled "Navigating Competitive
Intersections," will be held March 25-27, 2013, at the Gaylord Texan
Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.  
This year's event will offer insights and perspectives of thought
leaders throughout the retail energy community, covering topics
ranging from market design and product & service innovations, to
evolving state and federal policies and increasing residential
"DNV KEMA's quarterly Retail Energy Outlook released in early
February reflects a substantial increase in competitive retail
suppliers entering restructured markets with the strongest growth in
residential and small business markets," said Sonny Kanlier, Vice
President, DNV KEMA's Retail Energy Markets. "At our Retail Energy
Executive Forum, we'll be discussing the factors driving these trends
and what we can expect in the next two to three years." 
The Forum will feature more than 30 senior executives and key
stakeholders throughout seven sessions, including a panel of
executives from the nation's top five retail energy suppliers and a
new panel entitled "Sales Warriors." 
Retail Energy Executive Forum confirmed speakers:  

--  Chris Weston, President and CEO, Direct Energy
--  Steven Murray, President, Direct Energy
--  Elizabeth Killinger, President, Reliant Energy & NRG Retail
    Regional President, Texas
--  Scott Hudson, COO, TXU Energy
--  Hon. Doug Scott, Chairman, Illinois Commerce Commission
--  Hon. Todd Snitchler, Chairman, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
--  Hon. Bob Stump, Chairman, Arizona Corporation Commission
--  Hon. John F. Coleman Jr., Vice Chairman, Pennsylvania Public Utility
--  Charles C. de Casteja, Mana
ging Partner, Good Energy
--  Kerry Breitbart, CEO, North American Power
--  Kevin Dean, Founder, Electricity Maine
--  Michael Fallquist, CEO, Crius Energy
--  Hudson Gilmer, Vice President, Commercial Markets, Genscape
--  Jennifer Pulliam, Director of Products & Innovation, TXU Energy
--  Bill Harmon, Vice President, Mass Markets, Reliant Energy
--  Joel Mickey, Director Market Design & Development, ERCOT
--  Peter Londa, CEO, BPL Global
--  Gregg Dixon, Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, EnerNOC
--  Mike Senff, Vice President, Marketing & Sales, Direct Energy

Find more information and register for the conference at
About DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability
 DNV KEMA's Retail Energy
Practice provides a wide range of strategic and technical consulting
services to organizations involved in competitive power and gas
markets. DNV KEMA's Retail Energy Advisory Service provides a
current, detailed knowledge base of the opportunities and risks in
competitive markets. DNV KEMA also leads an industry benchmarking
collaborative that develops performance data and comparative analysis
for retail suppliers. DNV KEMA's assignments range from strategic
planning and market analysis to operational gap analysis and process
improvement to customer research and product design. 
DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, with more than 2,300 experts in
over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the
global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean
energy future. With a heritage of nearly 150 years, we specialize in
providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business
& technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk
management, and verification. As an objective and impartial
knowledge-based company, we advise and support organizations along
the energy value chain: producers, suppliers & end-users of energy,
equipment manufacturers, as well as government bodies, corporations
and non-governmental organizations. DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability
is part of DNV, a global provider of services for managing risk with
more than 10,000 employees in over 100 countries. For more
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DNV KEMA Americas' Press Officer
tel. +781 418 5814 
Marc Marton
Director, Public Relations
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tel. +404 583 0003 
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