Session 7B: Electricity Markets in the West: Evolving Changes and What They Mean for Hydropower

Reliability and climate change are coming increasingly into focus for the electric power transmisison grid in the western U.S. As some western states chart ambitious paths toward decarbonization, there is a growing recognition that regions in the West need to work together to maintain reliablity and resilience during the energy transition. Get up to speed on the evolving Western markets and the challenges (and opportunities) these may offer the hydropower industry.

Presenter Information

Scott Miller

Scott Miller
Executive Director
Western Power Trading Forum (WPTF)
Moderator


Anna McKenna

Anna McKenna
Interim Vice President, Market Policy & Performance
California Independent System Operator Corporation – CAISO
Panelist


Andrea Spring

Andrea Spring
Energy Industry Analyst
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Panelist


Kris Raper

Kris Raper
Vice President of External Affairs
Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC)
Panelist


Josh Walter

Josh Walter
Supervising Strategic Advisor, Regional Affairs & Energy Markets and Manager, Wholesale Contracts
Seattle City Light
Panelist

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