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Judy Chang: The Challenges Associated with our Energy Transition

  • 18 Oct 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Paul Connolly Center 4th Fl


Please join us for an event with Judy Chang, teacher at the Harvard Kennedy School.

She will be speaking on:

The Challenges Associated with our Energy Transition

Judy Chang, Energy Economist and Policy Expert, is currently teaching a course on “Energy-Climate Transition” at the Harvard Kennedy School.  A former Undersecretary of Energy and Climate Solutions for Massachusetts, Judy held a prominent role where she spearheaded Massachusetts' initiatives in shaping energy sector policies within the state. She collaborated across various governmental agencies to harmonize strategies and blueprints for reducing carbon emissions and addressing climate change. Ms. Chang is an accomplished energy economist and policy specialist who possesses a background in electrical engineering.

Before her tenure with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Ms. Chang shared leadership responsibilities in the energy sector at The Brattle Group, an economic consulting firm based in Boston that operates globally. With over two decades of experience, she provided guidance to energy companies on matters pertaining to regulatory compliance and financial considerations, especially in relation to investment choices concerning transmission infrastructure, clean energy, and energy storage.

Ms. Chang has also delivered expert testimonies to regulatory bodies such as the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, state-level entities in the United States, and provincial regulatory authorities in Canada. These testimonies have covered a wide array of topics including resource planning, power purchase and sale agreements, as well as transmission planning, access, and pricing. She has authored numerous reports and articles that delve into economic aspects associated with investments in power generation and transmission, clean energy development, energy storage, and system planning. Furthermore, she has collaborated closely with executives and board members of various energy companies in crafting their corporate strategies.

Please note that for security reasons, you will be asked to present a government issued photo identification to gain entrance into the Federal Reserve Bank. 

Boston Economic Club

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