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On Monday, March 3, 2008, the American Antitrust Institute hosted its 8th Annual Energy Roundtable: The Role of Competition in Ensuring Future Resource Adequacy in U.S. Electricity Markets. Experts in antitrust and regulation from government, industry, academia, and advocacy gathered to discuss key issues in electricity restructuring. The panel presentations and discussion at this year’s roundtable was focused on two objectives:
- Identify the major issues associated with adding needed resources to the electric power system in the U.S. These issues will revolve around the constraints and opportunities created by regulatory and environmental initiatives, policies and market conditions governing centralized (i.e., RTO-based) and bilateral markets, and the accuracy of price signals and other market conditions that are critical in stimulating entry into electricity markets.
- Identify the policy priorities and options surrounding resource adequacy that are most important in facilitating competitive outcomes in electricity markets. These priorities are likely to focus on market design and its effect on entry barriers and incentives facing existing and potential entrants.
Diana Moss, Vice President and Senior Research Fellow, American Antitrust Institute
The Year in Review
Susan Kelly, Vice President of Policy Analysis and General Counsel, American Public Power Association
What are the Major Resource Adequacy Problems Encountered in Electricity Markets?
David Nevius, Senior Vice President and Director of Reliability Assessment and Performance Analysis, North American Electric Reliability Corporation
Robert Gramlich, Policy Director, American Wind Energy Association
Susan Tierney, Managing Principal, Analysis Group
Luncheon and Keynote Address
Jon Wellinghoff, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
What Policy Priorities Involving Resource Adequacy Will Best Promote Competitive Outcomes in Electricity Markets?
John Shelk, President and CEO, Electric Power Supply Association
David Mohre, Executive Director, Energy & Power Division, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
James Reitzes, Principal, The Brattle Group
Mark Niefer, Trial Attorney, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice