Kara Saul Rinaldi Gives Keynote at Utility Conference, Talks IIJA, Grid Investments
Katie Miller, AnnDyl Policy Group LLC., Communications Advisor
AnnDyl President and CEO Kara Saul Rinaldi gave the day two keynote address at AclaraConnect '22, a conference for leaders and innovators in electric, water, and gas utilities taking place May 2-5 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Kara provided an overview of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), providing insight into the time frame for new resources, how guidelines are developing, and the next steps for releasing billions of dollars in infrastructure funding.
Kara also joined Bobbi Harris – Executive Director, Utility Broadband Alliance, and Jim McClanahan – Sr Principal at West Monroe Partners, for a panel discussion on policy, legislation, technology, and the latest market developments related to grid modernization, DER connections, AMI deployments, and other infrastructure initiatives.