18th Annual Meeting Presentations

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October 23, 2014

Welcome and Introduction of the Recipient of the John H. Dales Memorial Leadership in Environmental Markets Award: Mary Nichols, Chairman, California Air Resources Board

·        Caroline Choi, Southern California Edison

·        Joe Roenbeck, PSEG Energy Resources & Trade LLC

Panel I: EPA’s Clean Power Plan:  What Does Regulation of Existing Power Plants UnderSection 111(d) Mean for Carbon Markets?

This session will provide an overview of EPA’s Clean Power Plan with an emphasis on the impact of that rule on the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) and California’s AB 32 market, as well as the possibility of new regional or state markets forming.

·        Moderator: John Dean, JD Energy

·        David Cash, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

·        Travis Kavulla, Commissioner, Montana Public Service Commission

·        Joel Bluestein, ICF International

Panel II: Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) Update and Market Outlook

·        Paul Tesoriero, Evolution Markets

·        Gary Payne, Dominion

·        Jeff Fort, Dentons

Panel III: Renewable Energy Credits (RECs): Eastern REC Markets (PJM/NEPOOL), Mid-Con/ERCOT, California Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS), Voluntary Compliance Markets

·        Moderator: Joe Roenbeck, PSEG Energy Resources & Trade

·        Christie Bradway, Northeast Utilities

·        Brad Mantz, SDG&E Electric & Fuel Procurement

·        Ana Stewart, Solar City

·        Scott Eidson, 3Degrees Group Inc,

·        Jason Prince, Karbone

Panel IV: Regional Carbon Markets Deep Dive: RGGI, AB 32, and Potential for Linkage

·        Eric Klein, TFS Energy LLC

·        Matthew Michael, BP

·        Adam Raphaely, Noble Group

·        Colleen Regan, Bloomberg New Energy Finance


October 24, 2014

Panel V: Renewable Fuels: Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)

·        Jessica Seff, Atlas Commodity Markets

·        Bill Peters, Argus Media

·        Philip Sheehy, ICF International

Panel VI: Round Table Wrap Up: What does it all mean for environmental markets?

·        Moderator: Gary Gero, CAR

·        Jeff Fort, Dentons

·        Frank Harris, Southern California Edison

·        Jeremy Weinstein, The Law Offices of Jeremy Weinstein