Transmission and Market Developments in the Western Interconnection

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Transmission and Market Developments in the Western Interconnection

January 17 @ 11:00 am 1:00 pm

Join us for an invigorating two-hour Energizer Workshop hosted by the Energy Bar Association’s Rocky Mountain Chapter where industry experts converge to shed light on the evolving transmission and market landscape of the bulk power system in the Western Interconnection. This dynamic session features three distinguished speakers:

-Holly Taylor, Manager, Regional Affairs, CAISO

-Yasser Bahbaz, Senior Director, Market Design

-Brant Johnson, Vice President-North Plains Connector, Grid United

Speakers will delve into critical facets of our current energy framework in the West, like: 

Market Developments:

Speakers will explore the rapidly developing energy markets within the Western Interconnection. Discover the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the future of energy trade and distribution in this region.

Advancements in Transmission Infrastructure:

Speakers will provide an in-depth look at the advancements in transmission infrastructure. Learn about the planning and innovative strategies being employed to enhance the efficiency and reliability of our power transmission systems.

Case Study – Bridging East and West:

The workshop will include a real-world case study presented by Grid United’s Vice President for the historic North Plains Connector.  Gain exclusive insights into the groundbreaking project that connects the Eastern Interconnection with the Western Interconnection. This session will cover the project’s inception, challenges, and its impact on the national power grid.

Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with experts, broaden your understanding of the energy sector, and gain a unique perspective on the future of power systems. This workshop promises to be a powerhouse of knowledge, networking, and inspiration for all attendees.

There are in-person and virtual options for this event. Please see below:

Denver, CO:
Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe, PC
1660 Lincoln Street, Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80264

Salt Lake City, UT (remote broadcast):
Holland & Hart LLP
222 S Main St., Suite 2200
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Registration Types Member  Nonmembe
Student RegistrationFree$10
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.

CLE Statement:

This program is eligible for 2 hours of CLE credit in 60-minute states, and 2.4 hours of CLE credit for 50-minute states.  Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules.