Direct Use of Natural Gas vs. Electrification

Learn how to communicate in a positive way about the role of natural gas in the future.

1.5 Professional Development Hours

Class Overview

Did you know that there are more states supporting the customer’s choice to use natural gas than those banning the use of natural gas?

The emerging push toward electrification has gained traction in many areas, but is it really a beneficial alternative to the direct use of natural gas? This webinar reviews the background of electrification and examines the impact it would have on efficiency, carbon emissions, and the cost of energy in the U.S. The participant will learn how to communicate in a positive way about the role of natural gas in the future.


Learning Objectives

  • Know the background and history of electrification in the United States.
  • Identify why and how various groups are pushing for a different type of electrification.
  • Discover what electrification would mean for consumers and energy companies.
  • Understand the impact on carbon emissions and energy prices.
  • Communicate effectively about this subject.

Who Should Attend

Any industry employees interested in improving their knowledge of the industry and their communication skills, particularly those that are engaged in any way with the public.

Meet Your Instructor

Bill Cantrell

With more than 40 years of experience, Bill has become a trusted leader across the energy industry and developed a passion for working to advance the field. Before joining SGA, Bill was president and chief executive officer at SourceGas, now part of Black Hills Corp., an SGA member company. In 2009, he led SGA as chairman of the board of directors. Bill worked for TECO Energy for over 34 years, with the last 12 years serving as President of Peoples Gas. He received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Tampa and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


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