Committees & Groups

Grid 20/20: Focus on Gas/Electric Interoperability

Grid 20/20: Focus on Resiliency

Overview:

The purpose of GRID 20/20 is to provide PJM members and policy makers with cutting edge ideas, visions, and technologies that will transform electricity in the 21st century.

Registration

Key Topics:

Industry experts and regulatory officials will address key questions during remarks or as part of panel discussions. Among the questions they will explore are:

  • Why is gas-electric interoperability so important right now?
  • What are the challenges of building natural gas pipelines and what will future needs be?
  • What are the fundamental challenges in industry alignment right now?
  • What are the benefits to both industries of coordination?

Where:

PJM Conference & Training Center, Audubon, Pa.

In-person and WebEx participation is available by registering.

There is no cost to attend the event.

Wednesday, June 17
8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks: Terry Boston – President and CEO, PJM 
9:15 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Gordon van Welie, ISONE
Topic: Importance of Gas/Electric Interoperability
10:00 a.m. Topic: Gas challenges and potential future of the pipelines
Moderator: Stan Brownell, Consultant – SJB, LLC

Panelists:
  • Joseph Kienle – Dominion
  • Richard Kruse – Spectra Energy
  • N. Jonathan Peress, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Todd Duffield, Integrys Energy Group, Inc.
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Topic: Electric industry changes, challenges and what's ahead
Moderator: Craig Glazer, Vice President, Federal Government Policy, PJM Interconnection

Panelists:
  • Bob Hayes, Calpine
  • Richard Levitan, Levitan & Associates
  • Andy Ott, PJM Interconnection
  • Gordon van Welie, ISONE
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Guest Speaker – Philip D. Moeller, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Topic: Possibilities and challenges in changing the gas industry supply chain and providing greater flexibility
2:00 p.m. Topic: Potential Solutions
Moderator: Philip D. Moeller, Commissioner - Federal Energy Regulatory Commission - TBD

Panelists:
  • Commissioner Asim Haque, Ohio Commission
  • Mike Kormos, PJM Interconnection
  • Panelist invited, awaiting confirmation
3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks: Terry Boston, President and CEO – PJM Interconnection