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March 23, 5:30 – 8:30 PM, Courtyard Marriott, Cromwell
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Tracy Babbidge, DEEP
Tracy Babbidge, Chief of the Bureau of Energy & Technology Policy at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) 
Mary Sotos, DEEP
Mary Sotos, the Deputy Commissioner for Energy at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).  She was appointed to this position in February 2017.   


PURA 101
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PURA 101: An Introduction to CT’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. Watch your email for your invitation!

Gregg Therrien of Concentric Energy Advisors Joins CPES Board

Gregg Therrien, Assistant VP, Concentric Energy Advisors

“I have been coming to CPES meetings for a long time now and have found the networking to be of great personal value to myself and my company.”           – Gregg Therrien

Gregg, Assistant Vice President of Concentric Energy Advisors, is a former utility executive who has held Director level positions at Connecticut Natural Gas Corporation and affiliated companies for more than 19 years.  Most recently, he served as the Director, Gas Construction at Connecticut Natural Gas and The Southern Connecticut Gas Company and Director, Regulatory & Tariffs at UIL Holdings, Inc. 

Gregg’s experience includes regulatory strategies, natural gas growth, infrastructure replacement programs and technical rate case issues such as utility cost of service, rate design, tariff writing and administration, as well as pricing, gas cost accounting, gross margin and load forecasting for regulated utilities. 

Gregg holds an MBA with a Concentration in Finance from University of Connecticut and a B.S. in Finance from Bryant University (College).

Mr. Therrien is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).



Energy Procurement Strategies: Business and Government Insights
2.15.17: Meeting Recap

Hosted by CPES, Connecticut Bar Association’s (CBA) Energy, Public Utility and Communications Section, and the Renewable Energy and Efficiency Business Association (REEBA)
1.18.16: Meeting Recap

CPES Welcomes New Executive Director:
Press Release

“We are excited to welcome Kathryn Dube as the new Executive Director for CPES,” said Joey Lee Miranda, CPES President.  “Kathryn will build upon Paul Brady’s efforts; adding her own strengths, experience, and enthusiasm.  We particularly look forward to what her relationship building efforts will bring to our group, especially as we are now in a year of ‘Building Partnerships’.”

Kathryn is expanding her association management portfolio by adding her role as Executive Director for the CPES to her current work with the Renewable Energy & Efficiency Business Association and the Connecticut Council of Small Towns.  For the past 11 years, Kathryn has been a key resource for several diverse associations where she has played an integral role in association management support and membership development and retention.  Kathryn also has significant experience in conference planning and relationship building through outreach efforts.

Kathryn holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Central Connecticut State University.

12.13.16: Meeting Recap