The Future of Energy Conference

Join Us For the Day on October 17, 2017
CPES Conference and Exposition: The Future of Energy: What’s the Deal?
Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities (See Current List of Sponsors and Exhibitor Below)
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Courtyard Marriott Hotel, Cromwell, Connecticut

On October 17, 2017, the Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES) will host its 18th annual signature conference and exposition for business and energy professionals. This year’s event, titled: “The Future of Energy: What’s the Deal? will build upon nearly two decades of dialogue about the electricity marketplace, but with an eye toward the future. The event will be held at the Courtyard Marriott in Cromwell, Connecticut.

State and Utility Leaders to Headline The Future of Energy Conference
The conference will feature a keynote address from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and a plenary panel with perspectives from leading executives at major utilities serving customers in Connecticut and the broader New England and Northeast markets.

Keynote Speakers:

CT DEEP Commissioner Robert Klee
Deputy Commissioner for Energy,
CT DEEP, Mary Sotos

 Other Confirmed Speakers:

  • Anthony Marone III
    President and CEO, UIL Holdings
  • Penni McLean-Conner
    Chief Customer Officer & SVP Customer Care Organization, Eversource Energy
  • Marcy Reed
    President – MA, National Grid

Please plan to join CPES on October 17 for The Future of Energy: What’s the Deal?

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Thank You to Our Current Future of Energy Sponsors!

Premier Sponsor
Associate Sponsors
Supporting Sponsor
Sponsor Information
If you are interested in sponsoring, please contact Kathryn Dube at

Thank You to Our Current Future of Energy Exhibitors!

Exhibitor Information
If you are interested in exhibiting, please contact Kathryn Dube at


Did You Know?

  • CPES launched the first What’s the Deal? conference in 2000. The conference was created to help commercial and industrial businesses understand opportunities in the restructured wholesale and retail electricity markets that were taking shape at the time. The annual What’s the Deal? conference has continued every year since 2000 and has become the premier one-day energy event in Connecticut.
  • Five years ago this fall, on October 5, 2012, Governor Dannel Malloy unveiled Connecticut’s first-ever Comprehensive Energy Strategy (CES) at the 21st Century Energy: What’s the Deal? event hosted by CBIA and CPES.