Electric Vehicles: Increasing the Bottom Line for Consumers & Utilities with Salt River Project 




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ORIGINALLY RECORDED:  June 15th, 2016

SPEAKERS: Kathy Knoop, Principal Environmental Scientist at Salt River Project & Brian Boler, Product Manager at Clean Power Research

Electric transportation can significantly impact energy sales growth, and Kathy Knoop, Principal Environmental Scientist, Electric Transportation at Salt River Project shares her experiences and learnings from their comprehensive EV program. 

In this dialog, you will learn how:

  • An EV program is benefiting SRP

  • SRP trusted EV advice is increasing customer satisfaction   

  • EVs contribute to SRP’s sustainability targets and goals

  • SRP is driving EV adoption through education and awareness campaigns

Listen in to learn more about the impact and learnings from this leading program. 

About the Speakers: 


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Kathy Knoop 
Principal Environmental Scientist 
Salt River Project, AZ 

Kathy Knoop is a Principal Environmental Scientist at Salt River Project. She is responsible for SRP’s electric vehicle program including customer support, system impacts, fleet electric vehicles and employee programs. Kathy also coordinates and reports on SRP’s sustainability programs as well as developing new programs for SRP to showcase their sustainability efforts. She reports regularly to executive staff and presents to both internal and external audiences to assist them with a greater understanding of the issues surrounding electric transportation, sustainability, climate change and environmental programs.

During Kathy’s 24 years at Salt River Project as a both senior chemist, environmental scientist and sustainability analyst she has also worked on supporting environmental compliance for SRP’s power plants and developing SRP’s greenhouse gas emission reporting procedures for the California Climate Action Registry.

Kathy was born in Phoenix, Arizona and attended Arizona State University. She holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management and Bachelors degree in Chemistry.

Brian Boler 
Product Manager
Clean Power Research 

In his role as Product Manager at Clean Power Research, Brian is responsible for driving the evolution of the WattPlan and PowerBill products. This includes the development and commercialization of software services that help simplify complex energy decisions.

Brian works closely with utilities, dealers and financiers in the solar, electric vehicle and related industries to deploy software that helps them and their customers make informed energy decisions.

Prior to joining Clean Power Research, Brian worked with a clean tech start up, Infinia Corporation. Brian holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Washington State University.