$225 – $375

Northwest Power Markets Design Informational Seminar

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Airport

7900 Northeast 82nd Avenue

Portland, OR 97220

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Northwest Power Markets Design

Informational Seminar

Presented by NewsData LLC and CJB Energy Economics

Portland, Oregon

October 25, 2018


Seminar Objectives

Provide timely, objective and useful information on:

  • context and key objectives for transmission and power market design in the Northwest
  • structure and functions of bilateral markets and RTOs/ISOs
  • comparison of how bilateral market and RTO/ISO approaches work in practice



Agenda

Morning Session: Current Grid and Markets

8:30 am-8:40 am Welcome and Logistics

8:40 am-8:50 am Agenda Overview

8:50 am-9:20 am “Setting the Context” (Including Results of Survey on Market Design Objectives)

John Prescott, Governing Body Member, Western Energy Imbalance Market

9:20 am-10:20 am Must-Knows About Bilateral Power Markets

Steve Lewis, Senior Consultant, Sapere Consulting

  • What are bilateral markets and how do they work?
  • The Northwest bilateral power market

10:20 am-10:40 am Break

10:40 am-11:40 am Must-Knows About RTOs/ISOs and CAISO

Eric Klinkner, Deputy General Manager, Pasadena Water & Power

  • What are RTOs/ISOs and how do they work?
  • The California ISO

11:40 am-12:10 pm Recent National RTO and Power Market Issues and Activities

Vickie VanZandt, Board of Directors, ISO New England

12:10 pm-1:20 pm Lunch

Afternoon Session: Compare and Contrast RTO/ISO and Bilateral Market Approaches

1:20 pm-2:10 pm Transmission

Michelle Manary, VP of Transmission Marketing & Sales, Bonneville Power Administration

  • Services/Operations/Congestion Management
  • Grid Planning and Development
  • Reliability Coordination

2:10 pm-3:00 pm Resource Adequacy

Arne Olson, Senior Partner, Energy+Environmental Economics

  • RA Requirements
  • Resource Planning and Acquisition

3:00 pm-3:20 pm Break

3:20 pm-4:10 pm Power Markets and Products

Tim Belden, Partner, Energy GPS

  • Energy
  • Capacity
  • Flexible Capacity, Reserves

4:10 pm-4:30 pm Takeaways from Today (attendees text their comments about topics covered during the day; a-ha's insights)


Cost: $325 for NewsData Subscribers (individual or organization); $375 for non-NewsData subscribers; four or more people from the same NewsData-subscribing organization will pay $225 for the fourth and each subsequent attendee; four or more people from the same non-NewsData-subscribing organization will pay $250 for the fourth and each subsequent attendee; NGO/Educational rate: $225


Lunch is included.

Day parking is $5.

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