Stakeholder Advisory Council

SAC Facilitator: Annette Beitel

Focus of the Working Group

The Stakeholder Advisory Council (SAC) consists of key opinion leaders representing the many stakeholders of the energy sector, including environmental and business interests, consumer advocates, and state and local policymakers. The SAC’s role is to represent its stakeholders’ perspectives and provide guidance and feedback throughout the study.

NextGrid Wants Your Input

NextGrid would like to include all perspectives, and welcomes your input. If you are not a member on this advisory council, but wish to contribute to the discussion with comments related to meeting agendas, please submit those comments to All comments will be forwarded to the Working Group Leader. Thank you in advance for your participation in the NextGrid study.

Meeting Agenda Presentations
Meeting 1 - March 5, 2018 Agenda Framing Questions
Presentation - University of Illinois
Meeting Summary
Meeting 2 - May 14, 2018 Agenda
Meeting 3 - August 2, 2018 Agenda Meeting Summary
Meeting 4

Stakeholder Advisory Council Members

  • Wind on Wires
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • DuPage County
  • Sierra Club, Illinois
  • Illinois Manufacturer’s Association
  • Elevate Energy
  • Illinois Retail Merchant Association
  • Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC)
  • Citizens Utility Board (CUB)
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Ameren Illinois
  • DuPage Mayors and Managers
  • Midwest Energy Efficiency Association
  • Commonwealth Edison Company
  • City of Chicago
  • Illinois Attorney General
  • Illinois Chamber of Commerce
  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Glidepath
  • British Petroleum America Inc.