Podcast #1: COVID-19 – Utility crisis management


In this episode of the Smart Energy International podcast, we examine the efforts of utilities from around the world to tackle the new realities of life during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

  • How are utilities keeping staff and customers safe?
  • What role is technology playing during this time and what special measures have been put in place to ensure service continuity

Speakers interviewed include:

  • Rajesh Bansal, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Network Operations | BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (Delhi)
  • Frank Thiel, Managing Director | Quezon Power Ltd Co. (Philippines)
  • Hervé Champenois, Director of the Linky programme | Enedis
  • Roberto Zangrandi, Secretary General | E.DSO – European Distribution System Operators
  • Michele Ivancich, HR manager (Central Italy), Italgas
  • Raymond G Sandoval, Director-Corporate Communications | PNM Resources
  • Tim Epp, Senior Manager, Work & Asset Management | Snohomish County PUD
  • Josh Langdon, Director of Grid Operations & Reliability | NV Energy
  • Gary King, Chief Workforce Officer | SMUD
  • Paul Tartaglia, SVP of Technology and Innovation | NYPA

Your host: Claire Volkwyn| Editor| Smart Energy International

Music by NSAT