Energy Northwest's annual member forum is an opportunity for public power member utilities to congregate and listen to speakers on regional and national energy events and issues; and discuss solutions to key challenges.
This year's Member Forum XVII - Balancing the NEW Energy Horizon was held Oct. 23-24 in Kennewick, Wash.
A diverse-set of topics were presented at this year's member forum. To view the presentations, see the links below.
General session: Nuclear Energy Policy Horizon - State Task Force
Moderator: Brent Ridge, Energy Northwest
Panelists: Sen. Tim Sheldon, Chair; Sen. Sharon Brown; Rep. Jake Fey; and Rep. Shelly Short, Nuclear Energy Task Force
General session: The State of Small Modular Reactors - Western Initiative in Nuclear
Introduction: Sen. Sharon Brown
Breakout B: Navigating Federal Energy Policy
Moderator: Mike Paoli, Energy Northwest
Presenters: Deborah Sliz, Morgan Meguire and George Caan, WPUDA
General session: On the Horizon: Energy Imbalance Market
General session: Baseload Generation and the Future Energy Horizon - global shifts in generation and the implications for U.S. carbon reduction goals
Presenter: Jim Conca, UFA Ventures
General session: Regional Energy Storage Initiatives
General session: Energy Services & Development Overview/Demand Response Pilot Project
Breakout A: On the Horizon: Balancing Reliability with Aging Infrastructure