Events - Jennifer Chen
Increasing the capacity and performance of electric transmission is key to achieving state goals, from increased resilience to integrating renewables. On this webinar by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners’ Center for Partnerships & Innovation, experts will discuss improvements in advanced transmission technologies and regulatory options for deploying these solutions.
Moderator: Chairman Sally Talberg, Michigan Public Service Commission
As states advance their climate policies with ambitious clean energy targets, wholesale market operators are grappling with questions about if and how electricity markets should evolve as a response. Several ISO/RTOs are looking to change their market rules to include carbon pricing, but there is a diversity in approaches.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host the seventh annual UNC Clean Tech Summit. The event convenes more than 1,000 students, business professionals, international speakers, policy members, and academics for two days of engagement to foster leadership, share new ideas, and bring growth opportunities to the Southeast’s clean tech economy. The Summit is co-hosted by the UNC Institute for the Environment and the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.
Senior Counsel for Federal Energy Policy Jennifer Chen will attend the Corporate Energy Series Americas conference in Miami, Florida, on November 19-20. She will participate in the panel discussion "Navigating the U.S. Markets’ Complexities and the Role of Utilities." The panel aims to educate stakeholders and decision makers on the potential for electricity markets to enable large customers to procure clean energy.
Jennifer Chen, senior counsel for federal energy policy at Duke's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, will speak at the Federal Energy Policy Summit on Wednesday, December 5.
Last month, U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry issued a proposal to establish reliability and resilience pricing for certain power plants in RTO markets for consideration by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
The webinar "DOE's Directive to FERC on Baseload Resources: Understanding the Legal and Market Implications" will unpack this Department of Energy proposal and discuss the legal and market implications for FERC and PJM. Designed for state regulators and hosted by the Great Plains Institute and Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, the webinar took place 1-2:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, October 19.
Wholesale Electricity Markets at a Crossroads? Examining PJM Market Designs from the Perspective of the States
Experts, state officials, and stakeholders from across the PJM Interconnect convened for a one-day workshop on September 28 to explore state energy and environmental policy objectives and what they mean for FERC-regulated wholesale markets.