Data is the New Oil: Utilities and the Journey to Net-Zero
Abhinav Krishna, Executive Director, Strategic Partnership Development and Commercialization, Exelon
Raj Bazaj, Executive Director, Customer Solutions, Constellation (an Exelon company)
Megan Lorenzen, Sustainability, Sr. Manager, Salesforce
Sharon Talbott, Product Marketing Director, Salesforce
To face our common threat and adapt in the face of climate change, corporations are trying to move aggressively away from an extractive economy. In this new and more collaborative environment, utilities are not simply replacing fossil fuel generation with renewables. Today’s energy companies are setting net-zero emissions targets that balance load (demand) and generation capacity. Customer behavior, environmental impact, and equity now factor into the calculations of utility operations.
Mining data is now the most profitable form of extraction.
Hear from experts who will describe tactics for utilities to use data to realize value in the new energy economy.
- Salesforce, like other global energy consumers, is manifesting our Sustainability and Sustainable energy goals in the way we procure and source energy. Megan Lorenzen, a Sustainable Energy Leader managing Salesforce’s global energy procurement contracts, will speak to how Salesforce is asking a lot more of of energy suppliers than we did even 5 years ago, and how our suppliers are going to the next level to help us track Scope 3 metrics across our supply chain.
- Constellation Energy is finding creative ways to deliver greater value as an energy company and empower their customers to decarbonize to meet their net-zero goals. From electrification to EV programs to Energy as a Service, hear some of Constellation’s innovative offerings all built on the power of data. Hear from Raj Bazaj, Executive Director, Customer Solutions at Constellation Energy, and Abhinav Krishna, Executive Director, Strategic Partnership Development and Commercialization at Exelon, who are implementing innovative business strategies in Exelon’s move to net-zero.