Striking the Balance: Reliability, Cost,
and the Environment

Friday, August 27, 2010, 12:00 noon - 1:00 PM
Building 66 Auditorium
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

YouTube Video | Presentation (PDF, 3.8 MB)

Yakout Mansour will offer his perspectives on the key challenges facing continued operation of reliable, economically efficient, and environmentally responsible electric power systems, including national and state regulatory and environmental policies, technological changes, and other regional and global economic factors.

Yakout Mansour

Yakout Mansour

President and Chief Executive Officer,
California Independent System Operator

Yakout Mansour is president and CEO of the California Independent System Operator (ISO). The ISO manages the flow of electricity across the high-voltage, long distance power lines that make up the bulk of California's power grid. The ISO keeps a pulse on an estimated 55,000 megawatts of capacity from more than 1,400 power plant units connected to 25,526 circuit miles of transmission lines serving the electricity needs of 30 million Californians.