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ELECTRICITY MARKETS AT A CROSSROADS: HOW TO ACHIEVE DECARBONIZATION WHILE MAINTAINING RELIABILITY & AFFORDABILITY WHAT: NECA Annual Power Markets Conference WHERE: Waltham Woods
ELECTRICITY MARKETS AT A CROSSROADS: HOW TO ACHIEVE DECARBONIZATION WHILE MAINTAINING RELIABILITY & AFFORDABILITY
WHAT: NECA Annual Power Markets Conference
WHERE: Waltham Woods Conference Center, 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA
WHEN: Monday, December 5, 2022 from 9 am to 4 pm
The New England electricity market, like many other electricity markets around the world, is at a crossroads. There is near consensus that the status quo is not sustainable and market reforms are necessary. But there is disagreement among stakeholders, experts, and regulators on the best approach forward. To facilitate the search for a workable solution – the right path to be taken – NECA is proposing a frank and open discussion of the key issues facing the New England electricity market – the search for reliability while maintaining affordability during the decarbonization transition. In addition, given the necessity of having customer cooperation and supplementing utility-scale resources with distributed energy resources to achieve policy goals of decarbonization, the last panel of the day will consider how the traditional delineation between wholesale and retail markets is shifting and perhaps fading. At the end of the day, we hope that we will be one step closer to a roadmap that will guide us towards the right path.
SPEAKERS (Click HERE to read their bios.)
Luncheon Keynote: Spencer Glendon, Founder, Probable Futures (Click to view recent videos: Sohn Conference Presentation, Interview I, Interview II, Interview III)
Introducer: Joe Cavicchi, Vice President, Analysis Group
David Fixler, Of Counsel, Greenberg Traurig
Julia Frayer, Managing Director, London Economics International
Pre-Panel Overview of the Future Grid Reliability Study
Steven Judd, Supervisor, Economic and Environmental Planning Group, ISO New England
Panel I: Can Markets Get Us More Reliable?
Rosendo Garza (Moderator), Associate, Day Pitney LLP
Ben Griffiths, Director – New England Regulatory Policy, LS Power
William Hogan, Raymond Plank Research Professor of Global Energy Policy, Harvard University
Sheila Keane, Director of Analysis, NESCOE
David Patton, President, Potomac Economics (presenting virtually)
Panel II: Hedging the Near-and-Mid-Future Costs of Electricity
Molly Connors (Moderator), Policy Analyst – Manager, New England Power Generators
Dan Allegretti, Consultant, Sigma Consultants
James Rouland, Manager – Regulatory Policy, PPL Services/Rhode Island Energy
Heather Takle, President & CEO, PowerOptions
Panel III: Blurring of Wholesale and Retail Lines
Julia Frayer (Moderator), Managing Director, London Economics
Greg Geller, Head of Regulatory Affairs, USA & Canada, Enel North America
Caitlin Marquis, Managing Director, Advanced Energy Economy
Steph Ross, Grid Strategist, Green Mountain Power
Henry Yoshimura, Director, Demand Resource Strategy, ISO New England
NECA Members $520 | Non-Members $575 | Government $290 | Young Professionals Members $295 | Young Professionals Non-Members $325 | Students $125 | Virtual $275
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In-person meeting at Shell TechWorks (5th Floor), 2 Drydock Avenue, Boston, with virtual option. Meeting will run from 3 to 5, followed by a Holiday Celebration at
In-person meeting at Shell TechWorks (5th Floor), 2 Drydock Avenue, Boston, with virtual option.
Meeting will run from 3 to 5, followed by a Holiday Celebration at Shell TechWorks. (The holiday event requires a separate registration).
Meeting is for all interested members, the old and new board (hybrid format), and we will nominate and vote for President.
Due to security, registration is required and walk-ins are not allowed.
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2022 Holiday Celebration WHEN: Thursday, December 15 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm ET WHERE: Shell TechWorks, 2 Drydock Avenue, Boston, MA (Parking available
2022 Holiday Celebration
WHEN: Thursday, December 15 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm ET
WHERE: Shell TechWorks, 2 Drydock Avenue, Boston, MA
(Parking available at 12 Drydock Avenue one block away)
Join us to celebrate the holiday season with colleagues for plentiful hors d’oeuvres and an open wine and beer bar. Our friends at The Dimock Center will be joining us and accepting gift cards, new unwrapped toys and books, and new winter coats in all sizes for children and adults. Download the holiday drive flyer HERE.
AND we are thrilled to be recognizing these leaders for their service to NECA and their respective careers:
JOHN MEESKE, President of Energy Market Decisions; SCOTT MUELLER, Retired Attorney; and JACK SHEEHAN, President of Financial Management Group. John, Scott, and Jack have helped shape NECA’s past and lead us to the future!
Members $95 | Non-Members $120 | Students $50 | Government $75 | Young Professionals Members $75 | Young Professionals Non-Members $85