Restructuring Roundtable - State of the New England States (MA, CT & ME) & Important Regional Generation Developments
The New England Electricity Restructuring Roundtable Presents:
State of the New England States (Energy/Climate) - MA, CT, & ME;
Important Regional Generation Developments
Tickets to attend the Roundtable in person have sold out. To live-stream the Roundtable, or to watch it later on-demand, sign up here.
Panel I: State of the New England States (Energy/Climate) - MA, CT, & ME
For the first panel, New England State leaders will discuss their states' major energy and climate policies, programs, and initiatives and share their evolving perspectives on potential regional infrastructure investments. The panel opens with Massachusetts' new Secretary for Energy and Environmental Affairs, Matthew Beaton. Then Connecticut Department of Energy and Environment Protection Deputy Commissioner, Katie Dykes, will discuss DEEP's recently-released draft integrated resource plan for the state. Finally, Maine's new Public Utilities Commission Chair, Mark Vannoy, will provide a northern New England state perspective.
Panel II: Important Regional Generation Developments
The second panel will provide an update on a range of important developments related to the future of power generation in New England. First, Bob Ethier, VP Market Operations at ISO New England, will discuss the results of the upcoming (2/2) Forward Capacity Market (FCM) auction and will brief us on how electric system reliability and prices have fared so far this winter. He will also give an update on expected generation retirements in New England. Next, Abigail Hopper, Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, U.S. DOI, has been invited to discuss the results of the upcoming (1/29) BOEM offshore wind auction of over 700,000 acres off the NE coast. Lastly, Scott Silverstein, President and CEO of Footprint Power, will discuss Footprint's redevelopment of Salem Harbor, having recently secured the necessary financing for a quick-start combined-cycle gas turbine.
Location: Foley Hoag LLP, 155 Seaport Boulevard, 13th Floor, Boston, MA 02210