Topics addressed are those of greatest interest to states, regions, and Tribes, including:

  • Reliability, resiliency, and cyber security of electric power systems
  • Electric resource planning, integrated resource planning, regional transmission planning, and resource acquisition strategies
  • Ratepayer-funded energy efficiency, demand response, and smart grid programs
  • Renewable energy development, including state renewable portfolio standards, grid integration of wind and solar power, and distributed generation interconnection policies
  • Natural gas and coal generation issues, including clean coal, effects of more abundant natural gas, environmental regulations, and gas-electric interdependencies

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