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BRIDGE Energy Group Addresses Grid Transformation and Modernization Issues at Leading Industry Events on the “Utility of the Future”

David O’Brien, VP of Regulatory Solutions, to speak on the future and financial outlook for utilities at the Power Industry Transmission Summit and Oracle Industry Connect

MARLBOROUGH, MA – March 21, 2014 – BRIDGE Energy Group, a leading consulting and systems integration company that transforms utility operational performance, today announced that the company has been selected to provide its leadership and expertise in grid modernization. In speaking to the “utility of the future,” David O’Brien, VP of Regulatory Solutions, will be presenting at the Power Industry Transmission Summit and Oracle Industry Connect on the topic of the future and financial outlook for utilities.

Oracle Industry Connect will be held on March 25-26, 2014 in Boston, MA. Over 100 utility industry executives from around the world will gather to hear thought leaders including David O’Brien address challenges facing the utility industry. Here, Mr. O’Brien will serve on the panel “The Financial View of Utilities in the Next Decade” discussing the current condition of the utility financial model, what the future may hold and strategies to employ to sustain the distribution utility franchise in the 21st century.

The Infocast Power Industry Transformation Summit, held on April 1-2, 2014 in San Francisco CA will focus on the topic of disruptive technology and market realignment. Mr. O’Brien will join the panel, What Will the Future of the Industry Look Like? to provide his views on new utility business models and regulatory approaches that will drive the utility industry in a period of grid transformation.

“These two events are indicative of the broad recognition that the utility industry is in the midst of profound change as age old business assumptions no longer apply and competitive forces are entering the sector, observed Dave O’Brien, VP of Regulatory Strategy. “BRIDGE’s approach has been to help our clients integrate new technologies and business processes to improve operational performance and customer satisfaction. We believe this is the necessary response to this dynamic environment, including a shift in regulatory approach with BRIDGE PBR 2.0, a new performance based regulatory framework.”

To set up a time to speak with Dave O’Brien, please contact BRIDGE at 508.281.7133 or email

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