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The EDTA Conference and Annual Meeting is the premier annual event for companies and industry professionals representing the entire electric drive value chain.

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This is your best opportunity in 2014 to network with your colleagues across the supply chain, learn best practices from the entire industry, and experience first-hand the latest innovations in electric drive – all in one place!

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Bill Boyce

Bill Boyce

Supervisor, Electric Transportation
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

Session Details

Positively Electric
May 20, 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Advanced batteries remain the critical component for electric drive but are also finding a home on the grid. From mobile to stationary applications, learn how innovative chemistries, cell constructions, and pack assemblies are helping these electrical storage devices reach new levels of efficiency. Be prepared to discuss how this diversity of applications is helping to bolster investment and improvement across the industry.


Bill Boyce has led SMUD’s Electric Transportation Program for the last 14 years.  He is a co-chair on the Board of Directors of the California Electric Transportation Coalition. Mr. Boyce has a broad technical background that includes aerospace, environmental, mechanical, and mining engineering along with his electric utility experience.  Prior to working at SMUD, Bill spent 15 years working in the liquid rocket industry.