Illinois Energy Market Summit - Presented by Infocast
  • Early Bird Rates End 4/27 - Sign Up and Save Up to $800


Capitalize on New Opportunities in America's Next Clean Energy Hot Spot

The clean energy market is ready to erupt in Illinois. Backed by progressive leadership, NextGrid and the Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) signal a new era for the state and open the door to significant renewable energy opportunities.

Most notably, FEJA requires investments in in-state renewable energy, approximately 4,300 MWs in solar and wind projects. Illinois ranks first in the nation for Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) and second nationally in grid modernization.
Illinois Energy Market Summit 2018 will bring policy-makers, RTO executives, utilities, municipalities and cooperatives together with the energy supply chain to provide the latest information on opportunities, uncertainties and strategies for future success in Illinois.

About the Pre-Summit
The Pre-Summit Executive Briefing “New Rules of the Illinois Energy Market” is a one-day event for active players and newcomers alike. Learn about market nuances in Illinois such as: MISO vs PJM, partnering with IOUs vs Muni’s and Co-ops, and get the inside scoop on MEAs and ARES.

Interested in Speaking at the Illinois Energy Market Summit?

Contact Alice Barsoomian
818-888-4445 ext 19

Webinar: The Evolution of Illinois Clean Energy Markets

May 9, 2018 9:30am PDT
Sign Up

Interested in Sponsoring the Illinois Energy Market Summit?

Contact Jeffrey Shapiro
818-888-4445 ext 65

Featured Speakers

Interested in being a speaker?

Participating Organizations

  • Ameren
  • Apex Clean Energy
  • Avangrid Renewables
  • Baywa Re Renewable Energy
  • Borrego Solar
  • Central Road Energy
  • City Of Evanston
  • Commonwealth Edison
  • Community Power Group
  • Cypress Creek Renewables
  • Dynamic Energy
  • Environmental Law & Policy Center
  • Hexagon Energy
  • IGS Solar
  • Illinois CCA Network
  • Illinois Commerce Commission*
  • Illinois Economic Policy Institute
  • Illinois Energy Association
  • Illinois Power Agency
  • Illinois Solar Energy Association
  • Inovateus Solar
  • IPS Solar
  • MISO
  • Nexamp
  • PJM
  • Ranger Power
  • SolAmerica Energy
  • Summit Ridge Energy
  • Sunrise Energy Ventures LLC
  • Syncarpha Solar
  • Trajectory Energy Partners
  • *Invited


Interested in being a sponsor?

To learn more about sponsorship benefits, please contact Jeffrey Shapiro at or call 818-888-4445 ext 65

Supporting Organizations

Media Partners


For Government, Utilities, Municipalities, Cooperatives, Academics and Non-Profits pricing, click here.

*Special attendee rates subject to verification by Infocast
Terms & Conditions


Terms & Conditions

Risk-Free Early Bird

Take advantage of the Early Bird rates risk-free! If an Early Bird registration is later canceled, an administrative charge will not be applied and the full tuition amount will be refunded.

Team Discounts

For teams of three or more from the same organization, the third and subsequent registrants qualify for a 50% discount. Discounts cannot be combined.

Cancellation, Refund & Credits

Should you be unable to attend, a refund, less a $195 administrative charge, will be made for cancellations received more than 10 business days before the event. We will be pleased to transfer your registration to another member of your company, or credit the registration to another Infocast event if you register within 6 months from the date of this event. If the event is canceled, Infocast’s liability is limited to the refund of the event registration fee only.

Community Networking Disclaimer

Accessing the Infocast Event Community system is, in financial terms, equivalent to attending the event; no refunds or credits will be made to users thereafter.

Photography & Videography

Photography and/or videography may take place on-site at Infocast events. By agreeing to the terms and conditions, you are consenting that you or your likeness may be photographed or recorded and used in future Infocast materials for marketing, promotional or creative purposes.

Need Help with Registration?
Give Us a Call: (818) 888-4445 x10


Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop
733 West Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 829-5000

Room Rate: $229.00
Reservation Deadline: Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Reservation Call-In #: (312) 829-5000
Group/Reference Code: EM9
Group Booking Link: Illinois Energy Market Summit*
Unfortunately, group booking links are not mobile friendly.


Dr. Shay Bahramirad


Kevin Borgia


Timothy Burdis


Ryan Ellen


Veronica Gomez


TJ Kanczuzewski


Jeff Reinkemeyer


John Rosales (Invited)


Melissa Seymour


Patrick Smith


Anthony Star


Sarah Wochos


Apex Clean Energy


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.

Environmental Law & Policy Center


Illinois Economic Policy Institute


Illinois Energy Association


Illinois Solar Energy Association


Energy News Network


The Energy News Network is a nonprofit news site dedicated to keeping stakeholders, policymakers, and citizens informed of the important changes taking place in the transition to a clean energy system. Launched in 2010 as Midwest Energy News, the Energy News Network now offers four regional services with plans to add two more in 2019. Southeast Energy News began in 2015, and Southwest and Northeast Energy News were added in 2018.

RTO Insider


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?)

Stratton Report


As the power industry finds innovative ways of financing and delivering assets and services, the Stratton Report is there with coverage and analysis of deals, developments, and innovation in business models, policy and technologies. Our coverage includes everything you need to know about today’s world of electric power finance, clean generation and distributed grid innovation. We provide interactions with experts, innovators, and key industry players. We deliver insight via traditional journalism, social media, video content, and face-to-face meetings.

Utility Dive


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.

Please contact us if you'd like to participate in the event.

Please select your subject(s):
SpeakSponsorSuggest a TopicAdministrative HelpOther


To receive the brochure download link via email, please fill out the form below.


Select which agenda you would like to download.

Summit Agenda

Briefing Agenda

Please fill out your contact information before downloading so we can better serve you.