Electric Utilities : “The Future is Not What It Used to Be” Conference

At the Electric Utilities “The Future is Not What It Used to Be” Conference held on Maui from March 26-28th, 2014, President and CEO of Parker Ranch Inc. and Paniolo Power Company, Neil “Dutch” Kuyper gave a speech entitled, “Connecting the Dots: Energy Opportunities for Waimea.”

The speech highlights Parker Ranch’s rationale for commencing a comprehensive analysis of its resources with a consortium of world-class partners including Siemens, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Pace Global. Mr. Kuyper describes the Ranch’s overarching goal to develop a compelling, competitive plan to transform the Big Island energy landscape over the next 10 years.

Video of Mr. Kuyper’s entire speech and the full panel discussion on “Redefining the Customer’s Role in the Utility of the Future” is available for replay:

Electric Utilities Conference – Part 7 from Akaku Maui Community Media on Vimeo.

Mr. Kuyper is introduced by the panel moderator, Commissioner Lorraine Akiba of the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission. Mr. Kuyper’s speech starts at 08:30 and finishes at 19:00, followed by other panelists and a question and answer session.