Everything EV Austin Summit: How Are Energy Utilities and Transmission Operators Approaching The EV Charging Revolution?


On June 22, Carl J. Fleming was a moderator and panel leader at the Everything EV Austin Summit on the panel “How Are Energy Utilities And Transmission Operators Approaching The EV Charging Revolution?”

The panel discussed:

  • Understanding the state and federal regulatory challenges and roadblocks for utilities looking to support electric vehicles, and for businesses looking to establish connections to the grid
  • Examining the costs to upgrade infrastructure and modernize the grid to cope with electric vehicles, how storage or smart charging assets can mitigate these costs
  • Mapping out the timelines for utilities to establish connections and make upgrades for EV projects
  • How can utilities work closer together with municipalities, private businesses, charge point operators and fleet operations to cut project time, and deploy more chargepoints?

Registration Information


11:15 am – 12:10 pm (CDT)


Virtual Conference


Moderator and Panel Leader: Carl J. Fleming, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Panelist: Krista Williams, Consumer Marketing Coordinator, Cobb EMC

Panelist: Janet Rehberg, Chief Strategy Officer & VP of Engineering, Tri-County Electric Cooperative

Panelist: Nathan Richardson, Electric Vehicles Operations Lead, Austin Energy