Energy Reform & Access in Emerging Markets

Abstract

This presentation will discuss the importance of regulation in energy reform and energy access. How can energy regulation advance public and private sector interests around the world? How does energy drive global economic opportunities? How can effective regulation support enabling investment and private sector opportunities, such as renewable energy, distributed generation, energy efficiency, smart grids, etc.? How do entrepreneurs and companies play a role?

Presented By

Crissy Godfrey, C.E.M.
Specialist Leader, Energy
Deloitte

Crissy Godfrey is an Energy Regulatory Specialist at Deloitte Consulting. She has led strategic guidance, capacity building and technical support for U.S. and international government institutions, through her work as the Principal Technical Advisor with the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). These projects have included, but are not limited to, cost-reflective tariff design, regulatory accounting, mini-grids, competitive markets, system and resource planning. Ms. Godfrey previously directed the Division of Energy Analysis & Planning at the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) from 2008 – 2015, overseeing demand side management, smart grid deployment, resource planning, renewable energy portfolio standards, small scale distributed generation as well as other wholesale and retail regulatory and market issues. She has 18 years of experience in the energy sector, including working at the Maryland Governor’s energy policy office and a local electricity cooperative.  Ms. Godfrey earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Master of Science in Environmental Sciences and Policy from the Johns Hopkins University. She is also accredited by the Association of Energy Engineers as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM).