Committees & Groups

Grid 20/20: Focus on Public Policy Goals and Market Efficiency


The purpose of Grid 20/20: Focus on Public Policy Goals and Market Efficiency is to facilitate a discussion about the confluence of market design and public policy goals. Industry experts and regulatory officials will explore various pathways in which market rules can accommodate policy goals without distorting market principles.

Key Topics:

Panel members will propose and consider potential solutions such as:

  • Preservation of the status quo
  • Altering the Minimum Offer Price Rule
  • Restructuring the procurement process
  • Additional non-traditional “outside of the box” approaches


Thursday, August 18
8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Plenary Session Opening Remarks
Hon. Tony Clark – Commissioner – Federal Energy Regulatory Committee
  Panel Discussions

Panel 1: Defining the Problem

  • Craig Glazer – Vice President – Federal Government Policy, PJM Interconnection
  • Marc Montalvo – President – Principal Consultant, Daymark Energy Advisors
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Panel 2: Traditional Responses/Solutions to the Problem
Moderator – Hung-po Chao – Senior Director, Economics – Markets, PJM Interconnection

  • Dr. Joseph Bowring – President, Monitoring Analytics
  • Steven Schleimer – Senior Vice President – Government and Regulatory Affairs, Calpine Corporation
  • Susan E. Bruce – Member, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC
  • James F. Wilson – Principal, Wilson Energy Economics
  • Lisa G. McAlister – Deputy General Counsel, American Municipal Power
12:00 p.m. Break & Lunch
1:00 p.m. Panel 3: Alternatives to Traditional Solutions
Moderator – Vince Duane - Senior Vice President - Law, Compliance & External Relations, PJM Interconnection

  • William Berg – Vice President – Wholesale Market Development, Exelon Generation Co., LLC
  • Peter Fuller – Vice President – Market & Regulatory Affairs, NRG Energy, Inc.
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  • Stu Bresler - Senior VP, Operations and Markets, PJM Interconnection 
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  • Raymond DePillo - Senior Director – Market Development, PSEG Energy Resources and Trade, LLC
  • John Moore – Senior Attorney – Sustainable FERC Project, NRDC
2:45 p.m. Closing Remarks: Andy Ott – President and CEO, PJM Interconnection

Meeting Materials