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- Lisa Wood Vice president of The Edison Foundation and executive director of the Institute for Electric Innovation (IEI).
- Allison Clements Director of the Sustainable FERC Project at the Natural Resources Defense Council.
- Rhone Resch President and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association.
- Robert Bryce Senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute's Center for Energy Policy and the Environment. Author of "Power Hungry: The Myths of 'Green' Energy and the Real Fuels of the Future."
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