New York City May LuncheonDate: 09 March 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM Eastern
Location: Tonic Bar 727 7th Ave, bw 48th and 49th. Upstairs Dining Room
Please join the New York Association for Energy Economics when we welcome Kimberly Harriman, Senior Vice President of Public and Regulatory Affairs at the New York Power Authority to our Thursday, March 9th, 2017 lunch.
Kimberly will provide an overview of the New York Power Authority, its history, and its portfolio of power plants. She discuss the objectives of New York State in trying to increase its renewable energy production and how that relates to NYPA's current portfolio as well as how NYPA will assist in achieving those goals.
Kimberly A. Harriman joined NYPA in July 2016 as Senior Vice President of Public and Regulatory Affairs, overseeing Community and Government Relations, Corporate Communications and Environmental Justice & Sustainability, In addition, she has oversight responsibility for the Executive Office and is a member of the Executive Management Committee.
Kimberly has worked in the energy field for over 15 years, both in government and in private practice, representing the public and clients on a range of energy-related issues. She came to NYPA from the Department of Public Service where she served as General Counsel responsible for an in-house legal team that represented the Department and Public Service Commission in State and federal regulatory and civil court proceedings regarding regulation of the electric, gas, steam, water, telecommunications, and cable industries.
Before assuming the General Counsel role, she served in roles of increasing responsibility within the Department of Public Service, including as an Assistant Counsel On major rate and siting cases, prudence proceedings, and major policy eases. In addition, Kimberly served as an Administrative Law Judge presiding in major utility rate cases and other proceedings involving regulated utilities.
Kimberly also served in Governor Patterson's administration as an Assistant Secretary for Energy where she assisted in the development of State and federal policy on a variety of energy issues affecting New York, including on-bill financing and energy-based economic development programs. She has worked for Albany-based law firms, where she represented developers and owners of electric generation and transmission, as well as large industrial and governmental clients.
Kimberly received her Bachelor of Arts from Siena College and her law degree from Albany Law School. - She is on the Board of Directors for Women in Communications and Energy.