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California Public Utilities Commission
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY
Media Contact: Terrie Prosper, 415.703.1366,
news@cpuc.ca.gov

CPUC PRESENTS DISCUSSION OF SMART POWER
AT THOUGHT LEADERS SPEAKER SERIES

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30, 2010 - The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today announced it will host a discussion by Dr. Peter Fox-Penner on his book, Smart Power: Climate Change, the Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities as part of the CPUC's 21st Century Thought Leaders in Essential Industries Speaker Series. This event is free and open to the public.

To register for this event (not required, but appreciated) and for more information on Thought Leaders, including archived video webcasts of prior speakers, please visit www.cpuc.ca.gov/thoughtleaders.

The CPUC hosts the Thought Leaders Speaker Series to stimulate thought and discussion of some of the most pressing challenges facing California utility regulators and the private sector industries impacted by state policies. Leading experts from around the world take center stage to offer their expertise and vision in areas such as communications, energy, water, transportation, the environment, green jobs, and more. A quorum of Commissioners may attend this event.

For more information on the CPUC, please visit www.cpuc.ca.gov.

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