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Meeting Location and Fees:

City Club of San Francisco
155 Sansome Street, 11th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
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Agenda:
8:30am      Check-In / Breakfast
9:00am      Keynote Address
9:30am      PANEL #1
11:15am    PANEL #2
1:00pm      Luncheon Address

Register NowRegistration Fees:
PANC Members:           $125
Non-Members:              $175
Govt/State Agency
Employees                      $95

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation without charge is accepted up to 24 hours prior to the event. No-shows or cancellations less than 24 hours before the event are non-refundable. 


Past Event Speakers  


Photo Highlights:
   
2013 Spring Seminar

   
May 21, 2013 *
City Club San Francisco

   
    
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May 20, 2014 - Annual Spring Seminar

May 20, 2014
The City Club
San Francisco CA
Join the Power Association on MAY 20th for our Annual Spring Seminar at The City Club in downtown San Francisco. Our half-day event will be highlighted by a morning and luncheon keynote address as well as panel discussions on Clean Energy Cost Implications and Long Term Resource Adequacy.

8:30am     
Registration Opens / Breakfast

  
9:00am
 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: 
The Future of the Utility
Business Model
       

RALPH CAVANAGH
Co-Director, Energy Program
Natural Resources Defense Council

         

9:30am  
 PANEL 1:   
  The Impact of Increased Renewable Generation: Emissions, Reliability & Rates

What if California increases its renewable porttfolio standard (RPS) to 40% or 50% renewables?  What are the positive and negative implications of such a move? This panel will provide different perspectives on the implications of a higher RPS on electric operations, customer rates, and meeting state emissions goals.

   

Guest Panel:

NANCY RYAN
Director of Policy & Strategy
Energy & Environemental Economics

 

TODD STRAUSS
Senior Director, Energy Policy Planning & Analysis
Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

 

V. JOHN WHITE
Executive Director

Center for Energy Efficiency &
  Renewable Technologies (CEERT)

11:15am    Break
   
11:15am  
 
 PANEL 2:      Resource Adequacy Issues for California - Cost & Risk
Coal is gone, SONGS is retired, the OTC plants are on a firm retirement schedule, and, at least according to the CEC, California is fully resourced for the next decade. So, what are the Cost and Risk issues we face regarding Resource Adequacy for California?
  

Guest Panel:

MATTHEW BARMACK
Director, Market & Regulatory Analysis

Calpine Corporation
       

KARL MEEUSEN
Market Design/Regulatory Policy Lead
California ISO
  
   

KEVIN WOODRUFF
Principal
Woodruff Expert Services

 

12:30pm      Luncheon / Networking

    
1:00pm    LUNCHEON ADDRESS: 
High Speed Rail - A Case Study of California Infrastructure Investment

DAN RICHARD
Chairman

California High-Speed Rail Authority

   
2:00pm   Seminar Adjourns