Integrating State Public Policy Resources into Markets
- Cheryl LaFleurActing ChairmanFERC
- Gladys BrownChairmanPennsylvania Public Utilities Commission
- Asim Z. HaqueChairmanPublic Utilities Commission of Ohio
- Richard MrozPresidentNew Jersey Board of Public Utilities
- Kathleen BarrónSr. VP, Competitive Market PolicyExelon
- Peter FullerVP Market & Regulatory PolicyNRG
- Robert StoddardSenior ConsultantCRA
Energy Policy Roundtable in the PJM Footprint #6
Presented by Raab Associates
There is a redoubled interest in this topic due to a flurry of recent state activity in the PJM Footprint, including: 1) Illinois's new law to provide zero energy credits for existing nuclear power plants; 2) Ohio's various cases related to state financial support for existing coal and nuclear plants; 3) Ongoing state support for aggressive energy efficiency and behind the meter solar that significantly reduce demand; and 4) State rules and policies related to utility-scale wind and solar. These state policies, for better or for worse, impact the smooth functioning of competitive wholesale energy and capacity markets. Market designs will therefore likely need to evolve to accommodate these state public policy resources while maintaining the integrity of well-functioning markets.
PJM recently initiated a new Capacity Construct/Public Policy Senior Task Force to develop recommendations on these issues by the end of the year. Meanwhile, FERC has initiated its own two-day technical conference in early May to discuss these issues specifically in PJM, NY, and New England.
10:00 Welcome—Dr. Jonathan Raab, Raab Associates, Ltd.
10:05 Keynote Address: FERC Perspective on Public Policy/Markets Integration
- Acting Chairman Cheryl LaFleur, FERC
10:35 Key State Public Policies in the PJM Footprint
- Chairman Gladys Brown, Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission
- Chairman Asim Z, Haque, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
- President Richard Mroz, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
12:00 Networking Lunch (provided)
1:00 Stakeholder Proposed Approaches to Integration Into Markets
- Kathleen Barrón, Sr. VP, Competitive Market Policy, Exelon
- Peter Fuller, VP Market & Regulatory Policy, NRG
- Robert Stoddard, Senior Consultant, CRA (for NextEra, CLF, Brookfield)
***The Kleinman Center has a limited number of seats reserved for Penn colleagues and students.
If you are a member of the Penn community and interested in attending, please contact Bill Cohen: firstname.lastname@example.org.