FERC to Host Series of Technical Conferences on EPA’s Clean Power Plan

On February 19, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) will host the first of a series of technical conferences to discuss implications of compliance approaches to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan proposed rule.  Key topics of discussion will include: an overview of the clean power plan; electric reliability considerations; identifying and addressing infrastructure needs; and potential implications for commission-jurisdictional markets. 

This conference, being held in Washington, DC, is free of charge and open to the public.  Further details may be found in FERC’s supplemental notice and agendaRegistration is now open, closing on February 5, 2015.  In addition to this, a free live webcast will be made available. 

National Overview conference logistics:
February 19, 2015
Commission Meeting Room at FERC
888 First Street, NE
Washington, DC  20426

Following the National Overview conference, FERC will also conduct three regional conferences, which will focus on issues related to electric reliability, wholesale electric markets and operations, and energy infrastructure.  Dates and locations for these conferences follow below:

Western region: Denver, CO; February 25, 2015
Eastern region: Washington, DC; March 11. 2015
Central region: St. Louis, MO; March 31, 2015

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Date Posted: 1/8/2015