The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and CPUC President Michael Picker will host Thierry Lepercq, Executive Vice President at ENGIE as a part of their Thought Leader Series on current dominant trends in global energy policy: decarbonization, decentralization, and digitalization.

Event Overview

When: Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Where: CPUC Auditorium, 505 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco (admission is free); also available in real time and archived via webcast at:


  • Michael Picker, President, CPUC
  • Thierry Lepercq, Executive Vice President Research, Technology & Innovation, ENGIE

The CPUC hosts the Thought Leaders Speaker Series to stimulate thought on and discussion of some of the most pressing challenges facing California utility regulators and the private sector industries impacted by state policies. Leading experts from around the world take center stage to offer their expertise and vision in areas such as communications, energy, water, transportation, the environment, green jobs, and more.

For more information on Thought Leaders, including archived video webcasts of prior Thought Leaders events, please visit: For more information on the CPUC, please visit:

Post Discussion: Happy hour at Muka immediately following at 5 p.m.


ENGIE is the world’s largest independent power producer. ENGIE develops its businesses (power, natural gas, energy services) around a model based on responsible growth to take up today’s major energy and environmental challenges: meeting energy needs, ensuring the security of supply, fighting against climate change and maximizing the use of resources.