Planning for Technological Change

Technology is changing the operating environment for electric co-ops. E&O staff will be managing more variable parameters to support grid optimization. Technology planning provides insights into how dynamic factors shape the future operating environment and enhances a co-op’s ability to prioritize its future technology needs. You will hear from expert speakers on how to develop a cross-functional collaborative approach to technology planning that addresses change and elevates commitment throughout the cooperative.


  • Russell Tucker – Chief Economist – NRECA
  • Tanner Greer – Director of Information Technology – Blue Ridge Energy
  • Greg Johnson – President – Katama Technologies
  • James Wright – Senior Manager, Power Supply Planning – Old Dominion Electric Cooperative
  • Johnathan Talley – Senior Portfolio Analyst, Portfolio & Resource Optimization – North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation