Electricity Steering Committee Annual Half-Day Event

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Electricity Steering Committee Annual Half-Day Event

June 5 @ 2:00 pm 5:00 pm

Please join our Electricity Steering Committee for their annual half-day event. This program, hosted by Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP will feature educational sessions and a keynote speaker followed by a reception.

2:00 – 3:10 PM: Appellate Review of FERC Cost Allocation Decisions

This panel will feature a discussion of the recent FERC cost allocation decisions in the federal Courts of Appeals by the attorneys who argued those cases. The conversation will explore how the appellate courts have reviewed FERC’s identification of beneficiaries and allocation of costs to those beneficiaries and the factors that have led the courts to uphold or reject those FERC decisions.

Speakers Include:

Susanna Chu, Attorney – Solicitor’s Office, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Adrienne Clair, Partner, Thompson Coburn LLP
Debra Roby, Partner, Washington Energy Law LLP
Philip Sussler, Assistant People’s Counsel, MD Office of People’s Counsel
(Moderator) Pamela Wu, Partner, Morgan Lewis

3:15 – 3:45 PM: Keynote Remarks and Q&A Session: Gretchen Kershaw, Senior Advisor, Grid Deployment Office, U.S. Department of Energy

Gretchen Kershaw
Senior Advisor
U.S. Department of Energy’s Grid Deployment Office

3:50 – 5:00 PM: Bringing Order to the Wholesale Electric Markets: Understanding New Developments in the non-ISO/RTO Regions

This panel will highlight the state of the non-ISO/RTO markets. Panelists will discuss market designs, the potential for regional coordination, challenges and opportunities for market participants, and generally what to expect in the non-ISO/RTO regions in the next few years.

Speakers Include:

Pam Sporborg, Director of Transmission and Market Services, Portland General Electric
Milena Yordanova, Senior Attorney, Federal Regulation and Compliance, El Paso Electric Company
Emily Crawford Gerhardt, Director, Government Affairs, Southern Company
Scott Miller, Executive Director, Western Power Trading Forum
(Moderator) Christy Walsh, Director of Federal Energy Markets, Sustainable FERC Project, Climate & Energy, NRDC

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Washington, DC 20004-2541 United States
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If you cannot attend this event live, we will offer a recording of the event and the materials on EBA On-Demand. We anticipate that this course will be in the online catalog within a week of the live program.