This Symposium explores characteristics, conditions, and outlook for the wholesale power markets in the Pacific Northwest.

Audio from the event also available; contact Chad Madron at 503-222-5161.

9am - 5pm


Welcome    9:00am - 9:15am                                                              

Regional Power Market Conditions and Outlook - 9:15am - 9:45am
Jeff Richter, EnergyGPS                                               

Products and Transactions - John Wilkinson, Morgan Stanley  9:45am - 10:15am                                       

FERC Initiatives -   10:15am - 10:45pm
Eric Christensen, Partner at Gordon Thomas Honeywell    

Break        10:45am - 11:00am

Differences between Western US Markets for Renewables - 11:00am - 11:30am
Jesse Gronner, Iberdrola 

Energy Imbalance Market -    11:30am - 12:15pm
Elliot Mainzer, Bonneville Power   

Lunch on Your Own   12:15pm - 1:45pm

Panel on Hedging and Risk Management Strategies   1:45pm - 3:00pm
- Suzanne Cooper - Bonneville Power
- Gregg Carrington - Chelan PUD
- Steven Lewis - Lands Energy

Break   3:00pm - 3:20pm

Panel on Generating Projects Development   3:20pm - 4:45pm                 
- Renewable Projects - Rachel Shimshak, Renewable Northwest Project
- Natural Gas-Fired Projects, David Steeb, Steeb Energy
- Utilities - Roger Garratt, Puget Sound Energy 
- Customer-Owned Generation - Craig Collar, Snohomish PUD
- Independent Power Producers - Robert Kahn, NIPPC