Investing under uncertainty
Many proposed transmission projects across the West pencil out, but are currently held up by the uncertain evolution of regional market structures. Hear how the West will get the transmission expansion it needs for balancing its increasing renewable penetration.Register
Join leading policymakers and utility executives to explore transmission planning and investment in an uncertain environment.
2018 brings unprecedented uncertainty to western transmission executives and planners. Regionalization efforts are in flux, the addition of day-ahead and other services to the CAISO EIM market could substantially expand needed transfer capability, while the shuttering of coal plants and an increase in DERs are standing traditional planning methods and business models on their heads. The need for new transmission across the West to help balance systems with increased renewable penetration is palpable, but the collision of state and federal policies is driving an uncertain path where transmission investments can be difficult to justify.
The 10th Annual Transmission Summit West will provide the clearest window into “The Grid in Flux: Impacts of Regionalization and Market Disruption on Transmission Expansion.” Leading policymakers, utility and independent transmission executives will discuss the paths forward for regionalization efforts, and where we are heading on investment in lines, dual-use storage and non-wires alternatives (NWAs). They will also provide an inside look at the lessons learned on some of today’s most innovative and far-reaching transmission projects.
Attend the 10th Annual Transmission Summit West and learn how to profit through the most uncertain period in the industry’s history!
Plus, join us for the Pre-Summit Executive Exchange:
Transmission Planning in a Changing Market, September 12, 2018
Key executives will discuss how the growth of DERs and the need to transfer power
regionally is being incorporated in new IRP processes and planning to identify and
justify long-term investments in transmission and non-wires technologies.
Interested in Speaking at Transmission Summit West?
Contact Erin Dolleris
818-888-4445 ext 48
Interested in Sponsoring Transmission Summit West?
Contact Jeffrey Shapiro
818-888-4445 ext 65
SunZia Southwest Transmission Project
Charles (Chuck) Adamson
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON
Director, Technology Innovation & Integration
ARIZONA PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY
ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION
Director, Transmission and Reliability Operations
PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC
Cynthia B. Hall
NEW MEXICO PUBLIC REGULATION COMMISSION
Thomas Honles, SE PE
Manager of Civil, Structural Engineering Services
Principal, FERC and ISO Relations
PACIFIC GAS AND ELECTRIC COMPANY
Executive Director, Infrastructure Development
UTAH GOVERNOR'S OFFICE
IDAHO PUBLIC UTLITIES COMMISSION
CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
Jordan A. White
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF UTAH
- Arizona Corporation Commission
- Arizona Public Service Company
- California Public Utilities Commission
- City of San Diego, PUD
- Clean Coalition
- CTC Global
- Idaho Public Utilities Commission
- Lindsey Manufacturing Co.
- LS Power Development, LLC
- Navigant Inc.
- New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
- Oregon Department of Energy
- Orion Renewable Energy Group
- Pacific Gas and Electric Company
- Pattern Energy Group
- Peak Reliability
- Portland General Electric
- Public Service Commission of Utah
- Pugent Sound Energy
- Southern California Edison
- Southwestern Power Group, Sunzia
- Starwood Energy Group
- Stoel Rives LLP
- TransCanyon, LLC
- Utah’s Governor’s Office
- Western Area Power Administration (WAPA)
- Xcel Energy
For Government, LSE and Non-Profit pricing, click here.
*Special attendee rates subject to verification by Infocast
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For teams of three or more from the same organization, the third and subsequent registrants qualify for a 50% discount. Discounts cannot be combined.
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Give Us a Call: (818) 888-4445 x10
San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter
660 K Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Room Rate: $209.00
Reservation Call-In #: (877) 622-3056
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Reservation Deadline: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Group Name: Infocast Transmission West Summit 2018