Committees & Groups

Grid 20/20: Focus on Resource Diversity

Grid 2020 Diversity

Overview

PJM facilitated a discussion on the impacts of shifting trends in resource types, as well as the benefits and challenges associated with achieving a reliable resource mix.

A recording of the event will be available on this Web page in early November. Thank you for your interest in Grid 20/20.

Key Topics

PJM assembled industry experts and executives to discuss the following topics:

  • Is the changing fuel mix a problem?
  • What are the opportunities and challenges presented by the changing resource mix?
  • What are the implications of the EPA CO2 rule?
  • What role do wholesale energy markets play to achieve a diverse and reliable fuel mix?
  • How are policies and regulators shaping the resource mix? What is their role in the achieving a reliable balance in the future?
  • What are the impacts on a local, national, and global level?
  • Lessons learned from those who have experience with rapidly changing resource dynamics

Where

Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Event Materials

Date
Agenda (PDF)
10.6.2014
Closing Keynote Presentation (PDF) 
10.30.2014
Event Recording: PC/Mac Only 
10.30.2014
Event Recording: iPad Only 
10.30.2014

Welcoming RemarksTerry Boston, President and CEO – PJM Interconnection
Keynote SpeakerCheryl A. LaFleur, Chair – Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Panel 1
Impacts: Opportunities and Challenges of Changing Resource Mix

Moderator - Philip D. Moeller, Commissioner – Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Panelists

Impacts: Opportunities and Challenges of Changing Resource Mix Q&A
Lunch with Special Guest Speakers
  • David Owens, Executive Vice President – Edison Electric Institute
  • Ralph Cavanagh, Co-Director, Energy Program – Natural Resources Defense Council
Panel 2
Potential Solutions: Ways to Achieve a Reliable Resource Mix

Moderators - Michael J. Kormos, Executive Vice President - Operations – PJM Interconnection
Andrew L. Ott, Executive Vice President - Markets – PJM Interconnection

Panelists

  • Mark Karl, Vice President, Market Development – ISO New England
  • David Kolata, Executive Director – Illinois Citizens Utility Board
  • Don Moul, Vice President of Commodity Operations – FirstEnergy Solutions
  • Lloyd M. Yates, Executive Vice President of Market Solutions – Duke Energy
Potential Solutions: Ways to Achieve a Reliable Resource Mix Q & A

Closing Keynote Speaker - Lawrence J. Makovich – Vice President and Senior Advisor for Global Power, IHS CERA

Closing Remarks - Chantal Hendrzak, Executive Director of Operations Support – PJM Interconnection