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A Who’s Who of Key Players Address the Biggest Changes to Generation Mix and Market Rules in Over a Decade!

The 6th ERCOT Market Summit will examine the proposed new market rules and economic drivers, and bring policy-makers together with utility, solar, wind, IPP and other executives to explore the potential solutions and opportunities. They will assess the potential impacts of an anticipated upsurge in solar capacity. Topics to be discussed include not only power prices and dispatch curve, but also how the changing generation mix will drive opportunities for storage, DR and aggregated DERs to meet market needs.

Join policymakers, utility, wind, solar and end-user executives to:

  • Examine the potential impacts of the Hogan/Pope proposals on ERCOT market participants
  • Reassess resource adequacy and asset valuation and portfolio strategies after coal plant retirements
  • Get the perspectives of end-user, public power and coop executives on power development and delivery in Texas
  • Hear how the coming enormous solar buildout will affect dispatch, price volatility and transmission congestion
  • Explore the opportunities to Integrate grid-connected storage and other fast-responding, flexible assets in the ERCOT market

ERCOT Market Executive Exchange: “Resiliency in the 21st Century Grid”
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Key executives will discuss the benefits and costs in planning and justifying investments to harden the grid against extreme weather events and cyber threats.

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Contact Christy Douglass
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818-888-4445 ext 24


Interested in Sponsoring?

Contact Jeffrey Shapiro
jeffreys@infocastevents.com
818-888-4445 ext 65

Featured Speakers

Featured Companies

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Participating Organizations

  • AMERICAN ELECTRICAL POWER
  • APEX CLEAN ENERGY
  • APEX COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY STORAGE
  • ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRIC COMPANIES OF TEXAS
  • AUSTIN ENERGY
  • BLOOMBERG NEW ENERGY FINANCE
  • CENTERPOINT ENERGY
  • CHAMPION ENERGY SERVICES
  • CITIGROUP
  • CLEAN TX
  • CPS ENERGY
  • CRATYLUS ADVISORS
  • CTC GLOBAL
  • DYNEGY
  • E.ON CLIMATE & RENEWABLES NORTH AMERICA, LLC
  • ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION TEXAS
  • ENCHANTED ROCK
  • ENERGYZT
  • ENGIE RESOURCES
  • ERCOT
  • FEDERAL POWER
  • FIRST SOLAR
  • FLUENCE
  • FLUENCE ENERGY & IHS MARKIT TECHNOLOGY
  • FTI CONSULTING
  • GENERAL MOTORS
  • GOLDEN SPREAD ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC.
  • HUNT POWER
  • IHS MARKIT TECHNOLOGY
  • INVENERGY
  • JEFFERIES LLC
  • LONDON ECONOMICS INTERNATIONAL
  • LOWER COLORADO RIVER AUTHORITY
  • MOTHERSHIP ENERGY GROUP
  • NAVIGANT
  • NORTH AMERICAN TRANSMISSION FORUM
  • NRG ENERGY
  • ONCOR ELECTRIC DELIVERY COMPANY LLC
  • PECAN STREET INC.
  • PEDERNALES ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
  • POTOMAC ECONOMICS
  • RECURRENT ENERGY
  • RES
  • RTO INSIDER
  • S&P GLOBAL PLATTS (PIRA ENERGY)
  • SKYLAR RESOURCES
  • STRASBURGER & PRICE, LLP
  • TEXAS INDUSTRIAL ENERGY CONSUMERS
  • TEXAS SOLAR POWER ASSOCIATION
  • THE BRATTLE GROUP
  • THE TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS
  • WOYSHNER SERVICE CO.

Sponsors

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To learn more about all the benefits of sponsoring this event, please contact Jeffrey Shapiro
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Venue

Hyatt Regency Austin
208 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 477-1234

Room Rate: $245.00
Reservation Deadline: Monday, February 5, 2018
Group/Reference Code: Information Forecast Inc.
Reservation Call-In #: 1-800-233-1234
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John Bonnin

CPS ENERGY

Kip Fox

ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION TEXAS

J. Jolly Hayden

GOLDEN SPREAD ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC.

John D. Jones

GE ENERGY FINANCIAL SERVICES

Susan Pope

FTI CONSULTING

Shalini Ramanathan

RES AMERICAS

Julia Rathgeber

ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRIC COMPANIES OF TEXAS

Khalil Shalabi

AUSTIN ENERGY

Rob Threlkeld

GENERAL MOTORS

Dan Woodfin

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Energyzt

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Energyzt is a global collaboration of energy experts who create value for our clients through actionable insights. Combining deep industry expertise with state of the art analytical capabilities, we help companies make informed business decisions that create competitive advantage. Our clients are companies that are invested in the energy industry looking for insights at all stages of the investment cycle. Energyzt delivers. With a portfolio of service and product offerings focused on each stage, we provide a one-stop solution for companies looking to enter, grow, and optimize their investments. Whether entering into the industry, improving operations, or aligning an asset portfolio with strategic direction, we provide you with global expertise, cutting-edge analytics and relevant business experience to provide you with a leading advantage. Changing dynamics of energy markets increase uncertainty, mandating a more rigorous approach to decision-making. Energyzt offers you the team, technology and market insights to succeed.

Strasburger & Price, LLP

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Founded in 1939, Strasburger serves the legal needs of local, regional, national, and international companies, privately held businesses, government entities, and individuals. The firm has more than 200 attorneys with offices in Austin, Beaumont, Collin County, Dallas, Houston, Mexico City, New York, San Antonio, and Washington, D.C.

CTC Global

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CTC Global Corporation, based in Irvine, California developed, tested and produces the composite core used in ACCC® bare overhead conductors. The ACCC conductor, produced in association with 22 international stranding partners including General Cable, Lamifil, Conduspar and others, leverages advanced carbon fiber technology to help improve the efficiency, capacity, reliability and resiliency of electric power grids worldwide. The ACCC conductor offers greater strength, higher capacity and lower line losses compared to any other bare overhead conductor on the market today. Line loss reductions range from 25 to 40% or more. Reduced line losses not only reduces fuel consumption and associated emissions, it also frees up generation capacity that is otherwise wasted. For more information visit our website or call +1(949)428-8500. To date over 40,000 km of ACCC has been deployed to more than 400 projects in 40 countries.

Innovative Solar Systems

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Innovative Solar Systems (ISS) is the #1 Developer of Utility Scale Solar Farm projects in the US with a yearly pipeline of approximately 200 projects (20MW-200MW in Size) totaling over 10GW’s per year. ISS currently has projects in over 35 US states. ISS sells its projects to Investors at either Early Stage, Shovel Ready, NTP or COD. ISS has the ability to provide sREC’s and Purchase Power Agreements (PPA’s) to both Credit Worthy Utility Companies and Corporate Off Takers.

Apex Clean Energy

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Apex Clean Energy is an independent renewable energy company focused on building utility-scale generation facilities. Apex is constructing one of the nation’s largest, most diversified portfolios of renewable energy resources, capable of producing more than 12,000 MW of clean energy. This year, Apex is bringing five new U.S. wind energy facilities online, comprising 1,161 MW of capacity. Apex will provide asset management services on four of these facilities.

cPower

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CPower is a demand-side energy management company. We help our customers SAVE on energy costs, EARN revenue, meet their sustainability goals, and increase grid reliability. Our CPower team learns about the intricacies of our customers’ organizations. Then we create for them a CPoweredTM Strategy, consisting of the optimal combination of behind-the-meter program and implementation solutions to suit the specific needs of the customer.

Association of Electric Companies of Texas, Inc. (AECT)

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The Association of Electric Companies of Texas, Inc. (AECT) is a trade organization of electric companies in Texas. Organized in 1978, AECT provides a forum for member company representatives to exchange information about public policy, and to communicate with government officials and the public. AECT is an advocacy group composed of member companies committed to:

  • Ensuring a modern, reliable infrastructure for the supply & delivery of electricity
  • Supporting efficient competitive markets that are fair to customers and market participants
  • Supporting consistent and predictable oversight and regulation that will promote investment and ensure the stability of Texas’ electric industry
  • Promoting an economically strong and environmentally healthy future for Texas, including conservation and efficient use of available resources

AECT member companies remain dedicated to providing Texas customers with reliable service and are committed to the highest standards of integrity.

CleanTX

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The mission of CleanTX is to accelerate the growth of the cleantech industry in Texas through information exchange, thought leadership, and strategic partnerships. Founded in 2006, CleanTX is the nonprofit economic development and professional association for cleantech in Central Texas, a $2.5 Billion industry that employs 20,000 individuals. The CleanTX community encompasses over 250 companies and an active ecosystem of entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and regional partners.

CleanTX supports cleantech innovation and adoption by: (1) Providing avenues for networking, education, and information exchange among industry and community stakeholders; (2) Facilitating strategic partnerships to launch forward-looking economic development initiatives; and (3) Promoting the growth of the cleantech industry in Texas through increased visibility, thought leadership, access to talent, and connections to local, state and national leaders. Join the CleanTX community.

EDF

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Gulf Coast Power Association

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Since 1983, GCPA has served Texas and the Gulf Coast as a regional electric power trade organization dedicated to promoting an improved understanding of the issues and opportunities impacting contemporary power markets. Today, GCPA has grown to a total membership of over 2,000 including 125+ member corporations.

Texas Renewable Energy Industry Alliance (TREIA)

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The Texas Renewable Energy Industry Alliance is a nonprofit organization working to promote and advance the clean energy industry in Texas. TREIA is a network of project developers, corporations, financial institutions, end users, utilities, manufacturers, service providers, academia, and government leaders working to scale renewable energy, grow the local economy, and create jobs. Our industry stakeholders are involved in solar, wind, biomass, biofuel, energy efficiency, geothermal, hydro, ocean, and energy storage.

Texas Solar Energy Society (TXSES)

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The Texas Solar Energy Society (TXSES) promotes clean, safe, locally harvested solar energy for every
Texan. A 501(c)(3), we educate citizens on the value of solar energy and passive solar design for
residential and commercial projects as well as the rapidly expanding offerings of community solar. Solar
power delivers inexhaustible, pollution-free, and affordable energy that conserves water and creates
good-paying jobs.

TXSES collaborates with Austin Energy Green Building on the nationally recognized Cool House Tour.
A chapter of the American Solar Energy Society, TXSES in turn has chapters in Houston, North Texas,
Austin, and San Antonio. All work to educate citizens on the use of solar and renewable resources. The
Houston Solar Tour, DFW Solar Tour, Bluebonnet Solar Tour, Hill Country Solar Tour, and San Antonio’s
Solar Fest represent the Texas components of the ASES National Solar Tour and Solar Austin works to
expand the city’s solar goals with an active citizen campaign.

The Wind Coalition

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Bloomberg New Energy Finance

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Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) provides unique analysis, tools and data for decision makers driving change in the energy system. BNEF has 200 staff based in 14 offices around the world. BNEF’s sectoral products provide financial, economic and policy analysis, as well as news and the world’s most comprehensive database of assets, investments, companies and equipment in the clean energy space. BNEF’s regional products provide a comprehensive view on the transformation of the energy system by region.

Energy Central Power Industry Network

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Energy Central has been a leading news and information provider for the global power industry for over 20 years. Today we are more than just a news provider, we are an online network bringing together the smartest people in the power industry to learn, share, and connect in a collaborative community environment. Join Energy Central Communities today and be part of a growing community of over 200,000 registered members.

Energy Insight

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Energy Insight is an independent web journal focused on renewable energy in every form including solar, wind, biofuel, hydrokinetic, and geothermal power.

Mercom Capital Group

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Navigant (Knowledge Partner)

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Navigant Research is a market research and consulting team that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. The team’s research methodology combines supply-side industry analysis, end-user primary research and demand assessment, and deep examination of technology trends to provide a comprehensive view of these industry sectors.

OPIS

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Power Markets Today

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Recharge News

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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?)

Smart Grid Today

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Sparkspread

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SparkSpread is a publication of Great North Road Media Inc.

Will Ainger and Victor Kremer, journalists with over 11 years’ collective experience covering the U.S. and European energy markets, are the directors of Great North Road Media Inc.

Texas Electric News

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TexasElectricNews.com is a free news site published by Competitive Assets LLC. We publish all the important news about the Texas Electric industry and send out free news clips each business day after updating the site. Competitive Assets offers several monitoring services that cover events at the PUCT, ERCOT, and Texas Legislature, as well as offering consulting about government relations.

Utility Dive

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Utility Dive covers industry news and provides original analysis on the latest happenings in utility and energy. Their mission is to provide busy executives with a bird’s-eye-view of the utilities industry in 60 seconds. With a mobile-optimized daily email newsletter, website, and app, Utility Dive keeps you informed on the go. You’ll get coverage of topics such as smart grid, energy efficiency, regulation and policy, grid security, distributed generation, renewable energy, and more.

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