ACORE Grid Forum
ACORE Grid Forum
November 17 - 18, 2020
Produced by:The American Council on Renewable Energy
NOVEMBER 17 - 18, 2020
Topics to include:
Enabling a Clean Energy Future: Adapting the Grid to High-Penetration Renewables
Challenges and opportunities as we move toward achievement of 100% state and potential federal goals
Facilitating grid reliability, resilience and flexibility in decision making
The impact of increased electrification on renewables and the grid
Where Does the Grid Go Now?: Capacity Market Design and the Future of Resource Adequacy
Lessons learned from the rolling blackouts in CAISO
Flexible capacity products
Climate-aware energy markets: RTO-level carbon pricing and other proposals
Reforming retail markets to enable long-term contracting
RTO+: Deploying Power Markets to Support Renewables Expansion
Expanding RTO/ISOs: The right approach for continued renewable integration?
Assessing the Southeast Energy Exchange Market, the Western Energy Imbalance Market, and other non-RTO/ISO approaches
What can the U.S. learn from the E.U. and other international efforts as it balances an increasingly renewable grid?
The Role of Transmission and Grid Upgrades as Part of an Effective Climate Solution
Can a Macro Grid enable a dramatic reduction in carbon emissions?
How can grid expansion and modernization help achieve our climate imperatives?
Transmission Expansion: Who Should Foot the Bill?
Merchant vs. regulated transmission, independent vs. utility builders
Proactive planning to integrate renewable resources and public policies
Priorities for a new FERC planning rule
Fireside Chat: Non-Traditional Financing Models for Transmission, Storage and Other Grid Resources
How a transmission ITC could expand private investment; other incentives
Recognizing the cost and economic benefits of transmission investment
Investing in grid enhancing technologies; non-wires alternatives to alleviate congestion