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ACORE’s Executive Meeting will convene a limited audience of members, electricity buyers, financiers, and grid operators the afternoon before the Renewable Energy Grid Forum. Discussion will focus on refining the renewable energy agenda in the context of emerging federal climate policy proposals and assessing the potential impacts of such proposals on state policies and western power markets.
This session will address the following topics:
Renewed focus on federal climate proposals raises fundamental questions regarding the impacts of such policies as carbon pricing, a technology-neutral tax credit, and an ambitious national renewable energy standard on renewable energy finance and deployment. This discussion will help identify climate policy approaches that most effectively advance renewable growth, assessing:
In response to climate policy efforts and increasing demand for renewables, power markets will need to reliably balance high penetrations of wind and solar generation. New bulk power services like the Western Energy Imbalance Market help lower power prices while enabling greater renewable energy penetration across different service territories. This panel will discuss the potential for broader participation in the EIM to enable further renewable energy deployment, including more specifically:
Note: This meeting is exclusive to ACORE members and invited guests, including Fortune 500 sustainability leaders, financiers, renewable energy developers, utilities and professional service firms. This is an off-the-record meeting in which all discussion will follow Chatham House Rules.
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