Smart Electric Power Alliance’s (SEPA) 2023 Utility Transformation Profile is the result of a year-long collaboration with over 100 utility companies spanning 41 states and representing half of US customer accounts. Join Lakin Garth, SEPA’s director of research and industry strategy, as he leads us through their key learnings and provides unique insights and recommendations electric utilities need to accelerate the transition to carbon-free energy including the top trends of utility transformation across four dimensions:
Lakin Garth joined Smart Electric Power Alliance in August 2021 to manage the Utility Transformation Challenge and to provide utility sector decarbonization advisory services for SEPA’s member organizations. Prior to joining SEPA, Lakin spent almost 9 years with The Cadmus Group, most recently as Principal of the Planning and Assessment team where he specialized in demand side management analyses for integrated resource planning for a wide range of utility clients. Before Cadmus, Lakin served as a Senior Planning Project Manager at the Energy Trust of Oregon. Lakin has a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business from the University of Georgia and a Master of Science in Economics from Portland State University.