Jim Hunt, SVP for Regulatory Affairs & Chief Communications Officer, Eversource Energy

On June 14, 2018, Boston Advanced Energy held its stakeholder breakfast at Holland & Knight. The event brought AEG’s stakeholder members together to discuss the topics of Smart Buildings and Grid Modernization.

Jim Hunt is the Senior Vice President for Regulatory Affairs & Chief Communications Officer at Eversource Energy, the largest utility in New England, servicing water, gas and electricity in three large states and committed to working with the state and its communities for the reduction of carbon emissions and the ensured reliability and resiliency of the grid. In this podcast, Hunt highlights the importance of public-private partnerships in the energy transition and the ways in which this model optimizes grid modernization and energy efficiency efforts and investments for the company. Hunt offers insight into the importance of leveraging their unique customer relations in implementing demand response programs, distributed energy storage and EV charging networks. He says that such efforts are essential in addressing the challenges of peak demand and fossil fuel reliance, increasing the deployment of renewables and smart technology, and reducing costs in the system.

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