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November 2nd, 2011 GEM Speaker Series with Commisioner Matt Baker

October 27, 2011

  Matt Baker

 “Electricity in Colorado”  
Matt Baker
Colorado Public Utilities Commisson


 Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
GEM Conference Room, 5th Floor
1600 Broadway, Denver, CO 80202


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About Our Speaker:

Matt Baker was appointed as a Commissioner of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission on January 15, 2008 by Gov. Bill Ritter, Jr., and was confirmed January 28, 2008.

Prior to joining the Commission, Matt served as the Executive Director of Environment Colorado, where he was the architect of Colorado’s Renewable Energy ballot initiative, Amendment 37.
Matt was a leader in efforts to double Colorado’s renewable energy goals, implement policies to greatly expand utility energy efficiency programs and promote state goals to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. In addition, he was a leader on state transportation policy initiatives, including the successful build out of the Denver metro-area’s light rail system.

Previous to joining the Commission, Matt served as the vice-chair of the Transit Alliance. He was appointed by then-Governor Bill Owens to the Colorado Pollution Prevention Partnership, and was vice-chair of the Interwest Energy Alliance.

Matt has a bachelor’s degree from Penn State University.

About Our Presentation:

Commissioner Matt Baker’s presentation will include electricity generation and transmission in Colorado, including the various elements the electricity power generation facilities require to generate electricity.  Electricity transmission availability and growth needed to serve Colorado’s needs.  How rate cases are processed through the PUC.

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