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Join Leading Policymakers and Utility Executives to Explore How to Profit in an Uncertain Market

The 21st Annual Transmission Summit will provide the clearest window into the policy, regulatory and changing operational realities facing the industry, and the business strategies leading executives will pursue to ensure reliability and seize development opportunities.

The Transmission Summit will focus on “Transmission Strategies for an Uncertain Market.” Leading policymakers, utility and independent transmission executives will discuss the policy and regulatory developments impacting transmission, as well as the drivers for transmission investment and new business strategies.

The Transmission Executive Exchange on Wednesday, March 7th will address “Resiliency in the 21st Century Grid.” Key executives will discuss the benefits and costs in planning and justifying investments to harden the grid against extreme weather events and cyber threats.

Interested in Speaking at the 21st Transmission Summit?

Contact Christy Douglass
christyd@infocastevents.com
818-888-4445 ex 24


Interested in Sponsoring?

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

2018 Featured Speakers

Featured Companies

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2018 Participating Organizations

  • ADVANCED MICROGRID SOLUTIONS
  • AEP
  • AMPACIMON
  • CITIGROUP, INC.
  • CLEAN LINE ENERGY PARTNERS
  • CONED
  • CTC GLOBAL CORPORATION
  • CUSTOMIZED ENERGY SOLUTIONS
  • DOMINION VIRGINIA POWER
  • DTE ENERGY
  • ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION TEXAS LLC
  • ENERGYZT
  • EOS ENERGY STORAGE
  • EPRI
  • EVERSOURCE
  • GENSCAPE, INC.
  • GRID STRATEGIES LLC
  • HOMELAND SECURITY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
  • HUSCH BLACKWELL
  • ILLINOIS COMMERCE COMMISSION
  • INDIANA UTILITY REGULATORY COMMISSION
  • INVENERGY
  • ISO-NE
  • ITC HOLDINGS CORP.
  • JOHN HANCOCK
  • LINDSEY MANUFACTURING COMPANY
  • LS POWER DEVELOPMENT, LLC
  • MISO
  • NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU
  • NATIONAL GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION
  • NEW YORK TRANSCO LLC
  • NEXTERA ENERGY
  • NORTHERN INDIANA PUBLIC SERVICE CO.
  • NYISO
  • PJM INTERCONNECTION
  • POWER ENGINEERS, INC.
  • PSEG
  • SCOTTMADDEN
  • SOUTHERN COMPANY TRANSMISSION
  • SOUTHWEST POWER POOL
  • STARWOOD ENERGY GROUP GLOBAL, LLC
  • THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • TRANSOURCE ENERGY
  • US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
  • WAPA
  • WILKINSON BARKER KNAUER, LLP
  • WINSCONSIN PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION*
  • *invited

2018 Sponsors

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Kip Fox

ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION TEXAS

Michael Henderson

ISO-NE

John Lawhorn

MISO

John E. Lucas

SOUTHERN COMPANY TRANSMISSION

Paul McGlynn

PJM INTERCONNECTION

Rana Mukerji

NYISO

Stuart Nachmias

CONSOLIDATED EDISON

Michael Skelly

CLEAN LINE ENERGY PARTNERS

Antonio P. Smyth

TRANSOURCE ENERGY

Raja Sundararajan

AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER

Lawrence WIllick

LS POWER DEVELOPMENT, LLC

Tom Wrenbeck

ITC HOLDINGS CORPORATION

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.

Ampacimon

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Ampacimon is a global leader in grid monitoring solutions that utilizes its patented sensors and software to empower grid operators to accurately and safely leverage the real capacity of T&D assets. Ampacimon’s mission is to help grid operators unlock economic and operational value from their existing infrastructure by applying a range of technology products and services that safely maximize their capacity. Ampacimon’s products address grid infrastructure challenges such as aging assets, transmissions congestion, renewable integration, interconnectors. Ampacimon’s ADR (Ampacimon Dynamic Rating) solution is proven alternative to deferring new infrastructure investment adding value to the following players: Transmission owners, Grid operators, Independent power producers, Vertically integrated utilities, Renewable Generators, and federal & state-level regulators. Ampacimon’s ADR solution has been deployed worldwide with 250+ grid monitoring sensors & software on 50+ power transmission lines. In 2017, Ampacimon launched its fully owned subsidiary in North America, Ampacimon Inc, headquartered in Alpharetta, GA.

Husch Blackwell

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Husch Blackwell Renewable Energy Practice.

From pioneering start-up technologies to some of the largest wind and solar developments in the country, Husch Blackwell serves many of today’s most innovative renewable energy companies.

Our deep, extensive history representing independent power producers and electric utilities in all facets of their business gives us vast institutional knowledge regarding the matters affecting renewable energy projects. Developers, investors, owners and lenders depend on us to help complete and launch their renewable projects with speed and efficiency. Emerging clean-tech companies and alternative fuels entrepreneurs rely on us to help bring their technologies to market.

Members of Husch Blackwell’s Wind Energy team draw from a broad array of energy, environmental, regulatory, construction, project finance, tax and capital markets experiences to meet our clients’ specific needs. Clients benefit from Husch Blackwell’s deep experience in the full range of wind power project development and construction matters.

Lindsey Manufacturing Co.

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LINDSEY offers SMARTLINE, the next generation Dynamic Line Rating (DLR) system providing dispatchable line capacity forecasts from 1-hour to 1-week ahead. SMARTLINE provides both thermal-limit and electrical clearance compliant ratings, simple live-line installation, and exceptionally reliable communications. Lindsey Emergency Restoration System (ERS) structures have been key to transmission grid resilience for over three decades. ERS structures are reusable modular, easily transportable transmission towers that may be pre-staged for rapid response to tower collapse. Interchangeable parts make them ideal for utility asset sharing programs.  ERS structures are also used for routine construction and maintenance projects.

POWER Engineers

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POWER Engineers is a leader in the engineering of HV transmission systems. We bring strength, depth, and expertise to utilities and developers facing multi-faceted power delivery projects, or unique system performance issues.

Our services help clients achieve improved system functionality, responsiveness, and reliability, while controlling costs and minimizing response times.

As the largest transmission line engineering consulting group in the United States, POWER can call on our talented team of engineering, construction management and environmental experts to respond to your needs. You gain the right answer the first time, saving time in planning and money during construction.

Our expertise ranges from distribution to extra-high voltage on every structure type, overhead and underground. We have one of the most experienced transmission line engineering staffs in the United States and, with multiple offices around the country, we can support small local projects or major programs.

ScottMadden, Inc.

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ScottMadden is the management consulting firm that does what it takes to get it done right. Our practice areas include Energy, Clean Tech & Sustainability, Corporate & Shared Services, and Grid Transformation. We deliver a broad array of consulting services ranging from strategic planning through implementation across many industries, business units, and functions.

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.

Genscape (Transmission)

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Genscape is a leading provider of real-time transmission line monitoring systems for use in asset monitoring and dynamic line rating applications.

Featuring patented non-contract AC-magnetic field sensors, Genscape’s LineVision™ transmission line monitoring system is complete turnkey solution that can be deployed on critical lines without the need for line outages or installation crews. Each monitoring system is backed by the engineering and field resources of Genscape – the industry leader in real-time transmission monitoring, with over 5,000 lines monitored worldwide. Genscape clients receive a powerful and secure web-based interface to view real-time and historical data, including line loading/current, conductor sag/clearance, conductor temperature, and thermal rating/ampacity.

Burns & McDonnell

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Burns & McDonnell has more than 6,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants, and entrepreneurs with 50 offices across the country and throughout the world. As a solutions-led design builder, we are uniquely qualified to execute the design and construction of complex projects. Our team is experienced in EV charging location optimization, predicting energy use and energy costs, vehicle-to-grid integration, communication network design, budget planning, and transportation and route planning. We are ranked among the top 5 percent in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design firms and are among the leaders in multiple service categories, including No.1 in power and electrical transmission and distribution. Burns & McDonnell is 120 years old, is 100% employee owned, and is proud to be one of Fortune’s 2018 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit burnsmcd.com.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Energy News Network

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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.

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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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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