CA Renewable Energy Procurement 2.0 Summit - Presented by Infocast
  • Understand the Impacts of California’s Game-Changing Procurement Track!

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Meet the Buyers Procuring for 100% Clean Energy Mandates!

 

Community Choice Aggregators:
County of Solano
East Bay Community Energy
Monterey Bay Community Power
San Jose Clean Energy
Silicon Valley Clean Energy

Public Power:
Alameda Municipal Power
Burbank Water & Power
Chelan PUD
City of Anaheim
City of Victorville
Glendale Water & Power
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Modesto Irrigation District
Pasadena Water & Power
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
Silicon Valley Power
Turlock Irrigation District

Investor-Owned Utilities:
Bear Valley Electric Service
Liberty Utilities (California)
PG&E
San Diego Gas and Electric
Southern California Edison

Electric Service Providers:
3 Phases Renewables
Constellation
Direct Energy
Pilot Power Group

Corporate Buyers:
California State University Office of the Chancellor
Digital Realty
Kaiser Permanente

CA Renewable Energy Procurement Summit 2.0: Alternative Procurement Track Edition has been organized to provide the perspectives of the state’s leading energy buyers on the CPUC’s recent game-changing integrated resource plan overhaul and the new procurement track! Reliability concerns call for immediate procurement of an additional 2GW peak capacity and may significantly change the roles of diverse LSEs in the California market. As the state continues to add more renewables to the grid to reach 2045 targets, LSEs will be faced with the challenge of understanding each other’s roles, navigating the regulatory landscape, and planning for the future.

The Summit will continue the tradition of our first sold-out meeting of providing the gold standard of timely and in-demand information on the latest developments impacting renewables procurement. Important discussions will be had on the impacts of the added 2GW of peak capacity and procurement track, lessons learned from the last IRP cycle, and the impacts of the PG&E bankruptcy on renewables contracts.

Attend the Pre-Summit Briefing: Understanding the Impacts of California’s Changing Regulatory Landscape for a deep dive into the debate over centralized procurement and resource adequacy responsibilities, and the pros and cons of hydropower counting towards the 2045 goals.

Interested in Speaking?

Contact Erin Dolleris
erind@infocastevents.com
818-888-4445 ext 48


Interested in Sponsoring?

Contact Lawrence Silverstein
lawrences@infocastevents.com
818-888-4445 ext 31

Featured Speakers

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Participating Organizations

  • 174 Power Global
  • 3 Phases Renewables
  • Alameda Municipal Power
  • American Wind Energy Association of California (AWEA-California)
  • Baywa r.e.
  • Bear Valley Electric Service
  • Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC
  • BloombergNEF
  • Burbank Water & Power
  • CEERT
  • CPUC
  • CalWind
  • California Energy Commission
  • California Independent System Operator (CAISO)
  • California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA)
  • California State University Office of the Chancellor
  • California Wind Energy Association
  • Candela Renewables
  • Center for Resource Solutions (CRS)
  • Chelan PUD
  • City of Anaheim
  • City of Victorville
  • Clean Coalition
  • Clean Development International
  • Clearway Energy
  • Constellation
  • County of Solano
  • Digital Realty
  • Direct Energy
  • E3
  • EDF Renewables
  • East Bay Community Energy
  • Ecoplexus Inc.
  • Enel Green Power North America
  • Energy Foundation
  • Enpower Corp.
  • Eolus North America
  • First Solar
  • Fitch Ratings
  • GRID Alternatives
  • General Electric
  • Glendale Water & Power
  • Greenleaf Power
  • Highview Power
  • IEPA
  • Janechek & Associates
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • LS Power
  • Landmark Energy Solutions
  • Liberty Utilities (California)
  • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)
  • Marubeni Power International, Inc.
  • Mitsubishi Electric
  • Modesto Irrigation District
  • Monterey Bay Community Power
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • New Energy Nexus
  • Offshore Wind California
  • Ormat
  • PG&E
  • Pasadena Water & Power
  • Pattern Energy
  • Peterson Power Systems
  • Pilot Power Group
  • Powerex Corp
  • RTO Insider
  • Recurrent Energy
  • Riverside Public Utilities
  • S&P Global Infrastructure Ratings
  • SCPPA
  • Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)
  • Sage Energy Consulting
  • San Diego Gas and Electric
  • San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
  • San Jose Clean Energy
  • Silicon Valley Clean Energy
  • Silicon Valley Power
  • Slate Mountain Renewables
  • Southern California Edison (SCE)
  • Stanford University
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Tradewind Energy
  • Turlock Irrigation District
  • UC Berkeley Green Energy Program
  • UCLA

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Venue

Kimpton Sawyer Hotel
500 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 545-7100

Reservation Call In #: (877) 678-6255
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Holiday Inn Sacramento Downtown – Arena
300 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 446-0100

Reservation Call In #: (877) 666-3243
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**WARNING: Please do not book any guest rooms with 3rd Party Housing Companies for this event. Infocast does not partner with outside housing companies, so we advise that you only book guest rooms at the hotel using the details provided above.**

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Murali Baggu, Ph.D

NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY (NREL)

Nathan Barcic

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (CPUC)

Seth Baruch

KAISER PERMANENTE

Aaron Binkley

DIGITAL REALTY

Jon Bonanno

NEW ENERGY NEXUS / CALIFORNIA CLEAN ENERGY FUND

Howard Chang

EAST BAY COMMUNITY ENERGY

Josh Copenhaver

SCE

Karen Douglas

CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION

Andre Duurvoort

JLL

Dian Grueneich

STANFORD UNIVERSITY

Barbara Hale

SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (SFPUC)

Frank Harris

CALIFORNIA MUNICIPAL UTILITIES ASSOCIATION (CMUA)

Neil Millar

CAISO

Scott Olson

DIRECT ENERGY

Elsa Valay-Paz

SAN DIEGO GAS & ELECTRIC

Edward Randolph

CPUC

Anne Selting

S&P GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE RATINGS

Adam Stern

OFFSHORE WIND CALIFORNIA

Bryan Swann

SMUD

174 Power Global

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174 Power Global corporation is based in Irvine, CA an affiliate company of Hanwha Group, a FORTUNE global 500 firm and among the eight largest business enterprises in South Korea. 174 Power Global, along with our affiliated companies is focused on making solar energy competitive for a cleaner and sustainable future, benefiting all partners that are involved. Possessing knowledge and resources on all sides of the solar industry, we closely work with our partners to create success.

Black & Veatch

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With more than 100 years of service, Black & Veatch has helped clients improve the lives of people in more than 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management.

Black & Veatch’s Smart Integrated Infrastructure business supports the innovations of utilities and cities by establishing the foundation of all smart functions as we bring together physical infrastructure, communication networks and data analytics to infuse intelligence into systems. As a global leader in Critical Human Infrastructure, our technologies boost sustainability, resiliency, efficiency, economic health and cultivate new system-wide intelligence at utilities and along roadways, in cities and beyond.

Candela Renewables

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Candela Renewables is a utility-scale solar and storage power plant developer headquartered in San Francisco, California and established in July 2018. Our mission is to develop the most reliable, cost effective, financeable and environmentally beneficial solar power projects in the United States. Candela provides the full suite of development services including: siting, interconnecting, permitting, engineering, contracting and financing solar energy projects. Candela’s team members are energy industry veterans who are responsible for the successful development of over 7,500 megawatts, including over 5,000 megawatts in California, of solar and solar plus storage projects with Power Purchase Agreements in the United States over the past 10 years. Candela strives to accelerate the transition to a low carbon economy through competitively priced renewable energy and is acutely focused on lowering the cost of solar power. We are technology agnostic, flexible in our approach and well capitalized through our partnership with Macquarie Capital’s Green Investment Group.

Eolus North America, Inc.

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Eolus aims to create added value in all stages of development, establishment and operation of renewable energy facilities, and to offer attractive and competitive investment objects to both local and international investors. Eolus Vind’s main concept is to develop and construct wind power facilities in areas with favorable wind conditions. The company also uses its own wind power facilities to generate electricity. Its holdings of operational facilities consist of non-current assets and inventories of wind turbines. New wind turbines may be established, and existing turbines may be divested to customers that wish to invest in operational facilities, in order to continuously develop and renew the wind power portfolio for electricity generation. Eolus offers full asset management services for wind-power owners, regardless of whether their facility consists of a single or multiple turbines. The services provide investors with trouble-free ownership.

Stoel Rives LLP

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STOEL RIVES LLP is a U.S. law firm, with a full suite of transactional and litigation solutions for U.S. and international clients. Established in 1907, the firm has nearly 400 attorneys operating out of 11 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia. Representative clients include financial institutions, public and private utilities, energy and renewable energy companies, developers, manufacturers, retailers, hospitals, universities, agribusinesses, software companies, food and beverage companies, charitable foundations, telecommunications and forestry companies, among others. We represent businesses at all stages of growth, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

Stoel Rives LLP

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STOEL RIVES LLP is a U.S. law firm, with a full suite of transactional and litigation solutions for U.S. and international clients. Established in 1907, the firm has nearly 400 attorneys operating out of 11 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia. Representative clients include financial institutions, public and private utilities, energy and renewable energy companies, developers, manufacturers, retailers, hospitals, universities, agribusinesses, software companies, food and beverage companies, charitable foundations, telecommunications and forestry companies, among others. We represent businesses at all stages of growth, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

Enel Green Power

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Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGP-NA) is part of the Renewable Energies division of the Enel Group, a multinational power company that operates in more than 30 countries around the world with an installed capacity of more than 89 GW and that connects more than 61 million customers to more reliable and increasingly sustainable power.

EGP-NA is a leading owner and operator of renewable energy plants in North America with projects in 22 U.S. states and two Canadian provinces that owns and operates over 100 power plants with an installed capacity exceeding 2.5 GW powered by renewable hydropower, wind, geothermal, and solar energy.

EGP-NA is committed to continued investment and growth in North America and through leading commitment to renewables and heritage of technological innovation, the company is at the forefront of a cleaner and more innovative energy future.

CalCCA

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California Wind Energy Association

Website

Clean Coalition

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The Clean Coalition is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to accelerate the transition to renewable energy and a modern grid through technical, policy, and project development expertise. The Clean Coalition drives policy innovation to remove barriers to procurement and interconnection of distributed energy resources (DER) – such as local renewables, advanced inverters, demand response, and energy storage – and we establish market mechanisms that realize the full potential of integrating these solutions. The Clean Coalition also collaborates with utilities and municipalities to create near-term deployment opportunities that prove the technical and financial viability of local renewables and other DER.

CMUA California Municipal Utilities Association

Website

CRS Center for Resource Solutions

Website

Center for Resource Solutions (“CRS”) is a California-based NGO with global impact. CRS brings forth expert responses to climate change issues with the speed and effectiveness necessary to provide real-time solutions. Its leadership through collaboration and environmental innovation builds policies and consumer-protection mechanisms in renewable energy, greenhouse gas reductions, and energy efficiency that foster healthy and sustained growth in national and international markets. For more information about CRS’s programs, visit www.resource-solutions.org.

Green-e

Website

Green-e is a program of the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions, and is North America’s leading independent risk assurance and consumer protection program for the purchase and sale of renewable energy and greenhouse gas reductions in the retail market. Green-e offers certification and verification services through Green-e Energy, a renewable energy certification program; Green-e Climate, a greenhouse gas emission reduction certification program; Green-e Direct, an energy purchase certification program, and Green-e Marketplace, a program that provides forward-thinking organizations a simple, nationally recognized logo they can use to communicate their renewable energy and climate commitment to their customers and stakeholders. To learn more about Green-e Certified products and programs available in U.S. and Canada and coming soon for some international regions, visit www.green-e.org.

New Energy Nexus

Website

OpenADR Alliance

Website

The OpenADR Alliance, a nonprofit corporation created to foster the development, adoption and compliance of the Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR) standard, helps utilities manage the growing pool of distributed energy resources (DER), which includes renewable energy, energy storage, demand response and electric vehicle charging. The OpenADR standard supports communications to all DER resources to manage changes in load shape, energy inputs and power characteristics of DER assets. For more information please visit www.openadr.org.

Power Association of Northern California (PANC)

Website

Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI)

Website

Energy Central Power Industry Network

Website

Energy Central is a platform for electric power industry professionals to connect, learn and share in a collaborative community environment. Supported by leading industry organizations, our mission is to help industry professionals connect and advance knowledge sharing for the benefit of the industry. We help the industry work better. Join Energy Central today and be part of a growing community of over 200,000 registered members.

RTO Insider

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RTO Insider™ is your eyes and ears on the organized electric markets, putting you “inside the room” at PJM Interconnection, MISO, NYISO, ISO-NE and SPP. We provide independent, objective coverage and analysis of the wholesale electric industry’s markets and policymaking, saving you time and ensuring you don’t miss the issues most important to your interests.

Features include:

  • Coverage of key RTO/ISO committee, subcommittee and task force meetings. We’ll be there when you can’t.
  • Coverage of news events impacting the industry throughout the 35 states managed by the RTOs/ISOs.
  • Coverage of state and federal regulatory (FERC, EPA) & legislative news affecting RTO/ISO stakeholders.
  • Issue Briefs: Concise summaries of major issues (e.g., Order 1000, EPA’s 111(d) rule).

What RTO Insider isn’t: We are not advocates or representatives. You can trust that our coverage will not be slanted to the interests of any member or membership sector.

What RTO Insider is: A source for both the big picture (e.g. analyses of major FERC rulings and RTO stakeholder developments) and the details (why is Manual 28 being changed and what does that mean to me?)

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