Regional Thought Leader Round Table: California Clean Energy Market and Policy Strategies

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Date: Friday, February 28, 2014

Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: Offices of PG&E Conference Room A, 245 Market Street, San Francisco, CA



12:00pm - 1:00pm      Check In & Networking Lunch

1:00pm - 1:15pm        Welcome and Introductions

  • Roy Kuga, Vice President of Energy Supply Management, PG&E

1:15pm - 2:45pm       Session I: Policy Updates: What happens after 2020? What's working? What's not working?

  • Moderator: Jan Mazurek, ICF International
  • Todd Strauss, Senior Director of Energy Policy, Planning and Analysis, PG&E
  • Tim O'Connor, Attorney and Director, California Climate and Energy Initiative, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Brian Turner, Deputy Executive Director for Policy and External Relations, California Public Utility Commission

2:45pm - 3:15pm      Networking Coffee Break

3:15pm - 4:45pm       Session II: Collateral Damage – Power Markets vs. AB 32

  • Moderator: Harry Singh, Goldman Sachs & Co.

"Fundamentals – California Carbon Supply too much or too little Price implications"  

  • Jon Ornelas, Director US Carbon Markets, ICIS

"Specified vs. Unspecified Source Power Contracts Impact on Short Term Power Markets"

  • Alex Spain, Trading Floor Manager Bulk Marketing, Bonneville Power Administration

“REC vs. Carbon –The Market for RECs Under the Carbon Cap”  

  • Nancy Ryan, Director – E3 Energy + Environmental Economics