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Electricity Markets: What the Future Holds

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Session 1: Meeting the Electricity Needs of Industrial and Large Commercial Customers What drives the power supply choices of large electricity consumers in the Texas power markets? Examine the commercial, regulatory, and legal considerations that shape the power supply decisions of industrial and large commercial customers. As a case study, explore the procurement, policy, and regulatory issues that drove the structure of the City of Houston’s three-party agreement to purchase 50 MW of solar power through its retail electric provider.
 
Session 2: NOIEs Moving to ERCOT: Do They Have an Advantage? Gain insight into how not-for-profit electricity entities can address changes in markets in Texas and beyond.

Session 3: Priorities for the Evolution of an Energy-Only Electricity Market Design in ERCOT ERCOT is a leader in the development of an open competitive electricity market. Review the economic and policy trends which point to areas of enhancement of the basic energy-only design.

Total Credit Hours:
1.75     Credit Info

TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2018

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

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1. Meeting the Electricity Needs of Industrial and Large Commercial Customers

Meghan Elaine Griffiths, Daniel James Booth, James Cargas

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Video (mp4) 42 mins
Audio (mp3) 41 mins
Slides (pdf) 8 pgs
Slides (pdf) 11 pgs

SESSION 1 — 42 mins, credit 0.75

Session 1:

Meeting the Electricity Needs of Industrial and Large Commercial Customers

What drives the power supply choices of large electricity consumers in the Texas power markets? Examine the commercial, regulatory, and legal considerations that shape the power supply decisions of industrial and large commercial customers. As a case study, explore the procurement, policy, and regulatory issues that drove the structure of the City of Houston’s three-party agreement to purchase 50 MW of solar power through its retail electric provider.   

Originally presented at: Oct 2017 Gas and Power Institute

Meghan Elaine Griffiths, Jackson Walker LLP - Austin, TX
Daniel James Booth, Calpine Corporation - Houston, TX
James Cargas, City of Houston Legal Department - Houston, TX

2. NOIEs Moving to ERCOT: Do They Have an Advantage?

Aaron C. Gregg

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 29 mins
Audio (mp3) 28 mins
Paper (pdf) 15 pgs

SESSION 2 — 29 mins, credit 0.50

Session 2:

NOIEs Moving to ERCOT: Do They Have an Advantage?

Gain insight into how not-for-profit electricity entities can address changes in markets in Texas and beyond.

Originally presented at: Oct 2017 Gas and Power Institute

Aaron C. Gregg, Greenberg Traurig, LLP - Austin, TX

3. Priorities for the Evolution of an Energy-Only Electricity Market Design in ERCOT

William W. Hogan

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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Video (mp4) 28 mins
Audio (mp3) 28 mins
Slides (pdf) 8 pgs

SESSION 3 — 28 mins, credit 0.50

Session 3:

Priorities for the Evolution of an Energy-Only Electricity Market Design in ERCOT

ERCOT is a leader in the development of an open competitive electricity market. Review the economic and policy trends which point to areas of enhancement of the basic energy-only design.

Originally presented at: Oct 2017 Gas and Power Institute

William W. Hogan, John F. Kennedy School of Government - Cambridge, MA