Expert Stakeholder Workshop: Energy and Environmental Developments in the PJM Region

The Great Plains Institute and Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions host an expert workshop for state officials and stakeholders exploring recent energy and environmental policy developments in the PJM region on Wednesday, May 2 in Washington, D.C.

The workshop will feature a panel of state officials from the region evaluating recent PJM market design proposals and decisions and developments in their states. A stakeholder panel will detail recent developments in the electricity industry, including some of the recent commitments by utilities to decarbonize their portfolios. A third panel will explore timely environmental issues impacting states and stakeholders.

Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Robert F. Powelson will deliver a keynote address.

Other confirmed speakers include:

  • Kathleen Barron, Senior Vice President, Competitive Market Policy, Exelon Corporation
  • Kyle Danish, Partner, Van Ness Feldman
  • Michael Dowd, Director, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
  • Ben Grumbles, Secretary, Maryland Department of the Environment, Maryland, and Chair of RGGI, Inc.
  • Adam Keech, Executive Director, Market Operations, PJM
  • Kate Konschnik, Director, Climate and Energy Program, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions
  • Mark Laabs, Managing Director of Modern Energy
  • Willie Phillips, Commissioner, District of Columbia Public Service Commission
  • Andrew Place, Vice Chairman, Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission
  • Tim Profeta, Director, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions
  • John R. Rosales, Commissioner, Illinois Commerce Commission and Chair of the Organization of PJM States, Inc. (OPSI)
  • Kim Scarborough, Public Service Enterprise Group
  • Michael Tubman, Manager, Electrify America
  • Burcin Unel, Policy Director, New York University School of Law Institute for Policy Integrity
  • Scott Weaver, Director of Air Quality Services, American Electric Power
This May 2 workshop is hosted by the Great Plains Institute and the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions.

Great Plains Institute Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

This gathering is in compliance with our understanding of the requirements and restrictions of the North Carolina Ethics Act and Lobbying Law, NCGS §138A-32(e).