Power and renewables

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to Address DNV GL’s 26th Retail Energy Executive Forum

Retail Energy Executive Forum will be held May 5-8, 2015 at Charleston Place Hotel

SC Governor
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley
  • (R)evolution theme focusing on converting rapidly evolving market challenges into business opportunities 
  • New this year: A dedicated day of Executive Strategy Seminars providing deep dives into the most pressing issues facing the energy sector

BURLINGTON, Mass.(April 16, 2015), DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts, announced today that South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will deliver a May 7th keynote address to attendees at its 26th Retail Energy Executive ForumTM. The Forum is ‘the’ premier networking event for the retail energy industry, offering insights on developments and strategies that are characterizing the current and future outlook for energy markets.  

Soner Kanlier, Head of Section - Retail Energy Markets at DNV GL said, “We’re honored to have Governor Haley address this year’s Forum. We are hosting this event in South Carolina this year at an amazing venue, assembling hundreds of energy decision makers who are developing business strategies that engage customers in meaningful ways. Attendees will look forward to hearing about South Carolina’s place in regional and national energy markets.” 

On May 5, DNV GL will host an open workshop for energy business leaders in South Carolina to attend at no cost, allowing them an opportunity to hear about energy initiatives in other markets and ask questions, as well as discuss their own approaches to managing their energy strategies. 

DNV GL has expanded the 2015 venue to include a dedicated day (Wednesday, May 6) of interactive Executive Strategy Seminars available at no additional fee for attendees to join. Participants will engage with peers and market experts to learn and collaboratively discuss challenges and opportunities around topics including solar PV, wholesale and retail market dynamics, energy storage, distributed energy resources and financing strategies. The new seminars complement the Forum’s renowned executive panels while building on popular networking events highlighted by a keynote dinner address from Peter Evans of The Center for Global Enterprise. 

Thursday, May 7 and Friday, May 8 will include a keynote address from Joseph Nigro, Executive Vice President at Exelon and CEO of Constellation. There will be eight moderated panel sessions with audience live polling and Q&A addressing topics including:

  • Retail Energy Market Outlook
  • The Big 5: Retail Energy Executive Insights
  • Customer Insights: Bridging the Value-Strategy Gaps
  • Innovation Architects: How to Know When to Build What
  • Evolving Channel Growth Strategies
  • The Vision Thing: Business Transformations
  • Retail Power Plays: Managing Volatility, Complexity & Risk
  • Competitive Diving: When Customer Platforms Become Springboards 

You can view the full agenda here

The 26th Annual Retail Energy Executive Forum requires advanced registration available online now. Join the conversation on Twitter using #RetailEnergy2015. 


Driven by its purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. DNV GL provides classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. It also provides certification services to customers across a wide range of industries. DNV GL, whose origins go back to 1864, operates globally in more than 100 countries with its 16,000 professionals dedicated to helping their customers make the world safer, smarter and greener. 

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In DNV GL we unite the strengths of DNV, KEMA, Garrad Hassan, and GL Renewables Certification. DNV GL’s 2,500 energy experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply. We deliver world-renowned testing, certification and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our testing, certification and advisory services are delivered independent from each other. 

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