Technical Advisory Group

TAG Facilitator: Annette Beitel

Focus of the Working Group

The Technical Advisory Group is composed of national and international subject matter experts, and serves as a resource to the NextGrid Lead Facilitators, Working Groups, and the Illinois Commerce Commission for technical advice. The Technical Advisory Group will convene as needed throughout the study to provide specific guidance and feedback to the Working Groups as they deliberate.

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 19, 2018 Agenda Framing Questions
Meeting 2 - June 18, 2018 Agenda
Meeting 3
Meeting 4

Stakeholder Advisory Council Members

  • Subhonmesh Bose, Professor, ECE, UIUC
  • Julia Hamm, President & CEO, Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA
  • Ben Kroposki, Center Director, National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL)
  • Chen-Ching Liu, Professor, Washington State University
  • Mark McGranaghan, Vice President of Power Delivery & Utilization, EPRI
  • Philip Moeller, Executive Vice President, Edison Electric Institute (EEI)
  • Damir Novosel, President of IEEE/PES, Power and Engineering Society
  • Paul Sotkiewicz, President, E-Cubed Policy Associations, LLC
  • Jeffrey Taft, Chief Architect, Electrical Grid Transformation Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
  • Danny Waggoner, Manager, Regulatory Transformation, Advanced Energy Economy (AEE)
  • Dan Foley, CEO, Glidepath