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Technical Talk with RF - State Policy Editionhttps://rfirst.org/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=261Technical Talk with RF - State Policy Edition9/18/2023 1:00:00 PM9/18/2023 3:00:00 PM<p>​<br></p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#333333;font-family:tahoma;font-size:14px;text-align:center;"><span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-family:tahoma;font-size:9pt;"><strong class="ms-rteFontSize-3">State Policy Edition</strong><br></span></p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#333333;font-family:tahoma;font-size:14px;"><span style="box-sizing:border-box;font-family:tahoma;font-size:9pt;">R</span><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">eliabilityFirst (RF) offers a regularly scheduled monthly call to provide entities and stakeholders with a forum for addressing topics and questions relevant to reliability, resilience, and security. These calls are typically held on the third Monday of each month from 2 to 3:30 p.m. EST.   </span><br class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;"></p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#333333;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">While RF Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) will provide presentations and updates, they will not address entity-specific questions and issues. These types of questions can be handled offline by using the RF </span><a href="/ProgramAreas/EntityEngage/AssistVisits/Pages/AssistVisits.aspx" style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#337ab7;background-color:transparent;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">Assist Visit Program</span></a><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">. If you have any questions, please reach out to <a href="mailto:mike.hughes@rfirst.org" style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#337ab7;background-color:transparent;">Mike Hughes​</a>, Entity Engagement Manager, 216-503-0617.</span><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;"> ​</span><br class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;"></p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#333333;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;"><strong class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">Event Information:  <a href="https://reliabilityfirst.webex.com/reliabilityfirst/j.php?MTID=m154c1e85218157bd239dfa44a224c9f4">Click Here</a></strong></span></span></span></p><p style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#333333;text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">Meeting Number: 2314 189 6813<br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">Meeting Password: 0123456789<br style="box-sizing:border-box;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;">Join by phone: 1-650-479-3207, Access Code: 2314 189 6813<br style="box-sizing:border-box;"></span></span></span><span style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#444444;">P</span><span style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#444444;">lease join us on Slido.com using </span><strong style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#444444;">#TechTalkRF </strong><span style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#444444;">as the event code</span><span style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#444444;"> </span></span></p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"><strong>Intended Audience</strong><strong> </strong></span></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">State lawmakers, commissioners, and staff </span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Policy makers engaged in state energy regulation </span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">National associations of regulatory commissioners </span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Utility regulatory and government affairs personnel </span></li><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Transmission planners plus anyone interested in the reliability and socio-economic impacts of the changing and diverse generation mix</span> </li></ul><h1 style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-2">Agenda Topics</span> </h1><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">We will be discussing the aspects of the Energy Trilemma, the challenges associated with the energy transition in balancing cost, environment, and reliability.</span> </p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Delaware State Senator Stephanie Hansen, 10<sup>th</sup> District</span></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Senator Hansen will highlight the success of the Delaware Energy Stakeholders' Group that she formed to develop and discuss energy legislation in Delaware. The group is comprised of about two dozen members from a wide range of stakeholders and interest groups to provide different viewpoints on the important topics at hand. ReliabilityFirst has recently joined the group, presented at the meetings, and participated in the discussions. The group consists of representatives from all of Delaware's utilities, the Public Service Commission, Public Advocate, environmental and conservative organizations, the Department of Natural Resources, the Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility, PJM, members of the legislature, and others. </span></li></ul><p></p><p><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1"></span>​Dr. Lars Schernikau, Energy Economist, Entrepreneur, Commodity Trader, Author, Investor & Strategic Advisor</p><p></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">​Dr. Schernikau will be discussing the energy economics, return on investment, and raw material inputs in relation to the energy transition. He will share his insight on emerging technologies and how they support our clean energy future. </span></li></ul><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Abe Silverman, Director, Non-Technical Barriers to the Clean Energy Transition - Columbia University CGEP</span><p></p><ul><li><span class="ms-rteFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-1">Abe Silverman will share his experience and expertise with interconnection, transmission planning and transmission cost allocation. He will offer a deep dive into how states are thinking about contracted capacity versus realized capacity and what success looks like in our clean energy future while maintaining reliability.​</span>​​​</li></ul>

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