He also serves on the advisory board of the UC Berkeley’s Energy and Climate Initiative and is a Senior Fellow at the World Resources Institute and a Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. Pacific Gas and Electric Company Information, Connect With Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Pacific Gas and Electric Company Board of Directors, Pacific Gas and Electric Company Corporate Governance. Keen to find out more about how and where we make the good stuff? Senior Fellow John Woolard argues that commitments to 100% renewables, while critical for sending market signals to increase investment, will not alone achieve the system change needed to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Each of PG&E Corporation and the Utility is a separate entity, with distinct creditors and claimants, and is subject to separate laws, rules and regulations. Poppe held a variety of automotive management positions and served as power plant director at DTE Energy, based in Detroit, Michigan, before returning to her hometown of Jackson to join Consumers Energy in 2011. Currently, he serves on the advisory board of the University of California, Berkeley’s Energy and Climate Initiative, and is a Senior Fellow at the World Resources Institute and a Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. We power homes, flats, apartments, and baches across New Zealand. Mr. Woolard has been a director of PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company since October 2019. Chief Executive Officer of Meridian Energy and Senior Operating Partner of Activate Capital. He served on the Board of the Berkeley Energy and Climate Initiative, the California Clean Energy Fund, the Tuolumne River Preservation Trust, and the Strategic Advisory Board for Xcel Energy. Chief Executive Officer of Meridian Energy, and Senior Operating Partner of Activate Capital. Running a farm is hard work. Smith, age 62, is the retired President of AT&T Technology Operations at AT&T Services, Inc. where he spent 37 years with the telecommunications service provider and its predecessor companies. Meridien Energy, LLC is an experienced, full-service pipeline construction company headquartered in New York state with division offices in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Florida. in Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia, and a B.A. It is the parent company of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (the “Utility”), an energy company that serves 16 million Californians across a 70,000-square-mile service area in Northern and Central California. So we offer a great plan that gives you cheaper power at night, meaning you can charge up for less. Our work takes us throughout the country, but is concentrated in the eastern United States. in Economics from the University of Virginia. Designed by. John is an avid whitewater kayaker, kiteboarder, and loves to spend time with his family, ideally playing outdoors. Early in his career, Woolard was an energy analyst at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. By simple touch or with pressure, energy is sent through the meridians, activating, opening up the meridians and clearing blockages allowing for freer energy circulations and flows. He also served as Executive Vice President of Shared Services for AT&T and Chief Technology Officer for Bell South Corp. Smith has served on the boards of several technology companies from 2000 to present. Get our latest commentary, upcoming events, publications, maps, and data. These are just a few of the handy features you’ll get access to when you sign in. He also served as CEO of Silicon Energy Corp, VP of Energy at Google, and headed the Energy Management Solutions Group at Itron Inc. Smith held a number of senior officer positions at AT&T, including President of Network Operations where he oversaw data center and information technology operations, Direct TV field operations, and planning, engineering, construction, provisioning and maintenance for the company’s wireless and wireline networks. Thinking about driving electric? Woolard Co-Founded Silicon Energy in 1997, and served as the President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman as he led its growth in energy management software through its acquisition by Itron in 2003. And, Meridian is the only New Zealand power company partnering with all major rural suppliers, so paying the bills is a breeze. The Registered Agent on file for this company is Mark D Epstein ESQ and is located at … That’s where the magic happens. John served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of BrightSource Energy, Inc. from 2006 to 2013, where he led the development, construction, and commissioning of the $2.2 billion Ivanpah solar thermal power plant, the largest in the world. Your Workforce: Current Obstacles & Opportunities​, Leveraging Your Brand During Times of Crisis​, Session 1: LMI – A Topic Moved to the Forefront, Session 2: Strategic Energy Management for Communities and Multi-Family: Expanding and Amplifying the Impact of SEM, Day 2 Preview - Day 1 Highlights and Closing, KEYNOTE: Patti Poppe – CEO, Consumers Energy, KEYNOTE: John Woolard – CEO, Meridian Energy. Meridian Energy & Environment, LLC is a full service environmental engineering firm with expertise and focus on the energy sector as well as other industrial sectors. He also serves on the advisory board of the University of California, Berkeley’s Energy and Climate Initiative, and is a Senior Fellow at the World Resources Institute and a Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. Woolard, age 54, is Chief Executive Officer of Meridian Energy and a Senior Operating Partner at San Francisco-based Activate Capital; he brings more than 20 years of experience as an executive in the energy technology sector. We accomplish all of this while maintaining a top-notch safety record and commitment to the communities we serve. Consumers Energy provides electricity and natural gas to 6.7 million of Michigan’s 10 million Lower Peninsula residents. CLEAResult.com   |   Contact Us   |   Privacy Policy, Celebrating 10 Years of Changing the World, Leading Through Adversity and Navigating the Unknown, President and Chief Executive Officer of CMS Energy Corporation and Consumers Energy Company, Chief Executive Officer of Meridian Energy and Senior Operating Partner of Activate Capital. New Additions Bring Significant Safety, Operational and Clean Energy Experience. Powering it shouldn’t be. Get ready for a whole new Energy Forum experience. Thanks to the resilience and innovation of so many of you, this year’s online experience promises to be no different. ". The management of Meridien Energy have been leaders in the gas pipeline industry for over thirty (30) years. Keep checking back as we reveal more of our 2020 CLEAResult Energy Forum lineup. With the additions of Smith and Woolard, PG&E Corporation’s Board expands from 13 to 15, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Board expands from 14 to 16. We have extensive pipeline construction experience, including the installation of thousands of miles of pipelines and the rehabilitation of countless other lines. We know that one size doesn’t fit all, so our specialist business team will help you find the best power plan and payment options to suit your unique needs. Woolard, age 54, is Chief Executive Officer of Meridian Energy and a Senior Operating Partner at San Francisco-based Activate Capital; he brings more … Visit your phone's app store and download the CrowdCompass AttendeeHub App. Taking advantage of our Certified Renewable Energy product means ElectricAir can report their scope 2 electricity emissions as zero* and show their support for 100% renewable energy generation. Choose us for yours. We’re excited to be working with ElectricAir, helping them to launch the first 100% electric plane in New Zealand! SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) today announced the election of Bill Smith and John Woolard to its Board of Directors and to the Board of Directors of its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, effective October 11, 2019.