To meet future power demand and provide quality, reliable electricity to American homes and businesses, policymakers and state regulators need to change the way electric power utilities do business now, Kurt Yeager, executive director of the Galvin Electricity Initiative, said in a keynote address at the National Electricity Delivery Forum in Washington, DC.

"If states open up the electricity market and offer utilities incentives for integrating smart grid technology and giving consumers control of their own energy use, everyone will win." Kurt Yeager, Executive Director, Galvin Electricity Initiative