Special Briefing - May 14, 2020

"Impacts of COVID-19 on Customer Demand Expectations and Resource Adequacy in the ERCOT Region"


Sponsored by


The ERCOT Summer 2020 Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA) will be issued on Wednesday, May 13th

Join Us the VERY NEXT DAY Thursday, May 14th as Warren Lasher Presents the Highlights of this Important Report

The spread of COVID-19 in Texas has caused changes in customer demand patterns with implications for the upcoming summer and beyond. Join ERCOT’s Senior Director of System Planning Warren Lasher for a review of ERCOT’s load impact analysis, as well as the results of the final Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA) for summer 2020 and the May Capacity, Demand and Reserves Report. Much has changed in the ERCOT region since the preliminary SARA report was released in early March 2020. Warren will discuss the updated forecasts and implications for reserve adequacy in ERCOT.

As Senior Director of System Planning for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc. (ERCOT), Warren Lasher is responsible for transmission planning, load forecasting and resource adequacy analyses for the ERCOT interconnection. Warren has been at ERCOT for over fifteen years; before this he was employed by the Southern Company in Birmingham, Alabama, where he worked in the Engineering and the Generation Planning organizations. Warren has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, and graduate degrees in Environmental Management and Computer Science.
 

PRICING:
GCPA Members & State Govt. Employees - $25
Non Members - $50

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The board and staff of GCPA thank you for your support in helping us cover our costs and keep the lights on as we navigate through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our intent is to continue to offer reasonably priced, high-quality and impactful content that brings value to your organization. 

GCPA wants to help support our industry community during COVID-19. If your job has been impacted by COVID-19, there are a limited number of event scholarships available. Please call Penny Sullivan at 281-974-0624 for details. 

 

COMING SOON...

This is the first in a series of planned virtual briefings brought to you from GCPA. Up next in June...

"Real World Impacts of COVID-19 on the Electric Power Industry"

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PLEASE CONSIDER SPONSORING A FUTURE BRIEFING!

GCPA is grateful for the past support of our sponsors and look forward to working with returning and new sponsors in innovative ways as we navigate through the changes wrought by COVID-19. Please consider supporting GCPA by sponsoring a future briefing!
 

BENEFITS:

  • Your logo with a link featured prominently on every event eBlast sent to our mailing list of 4,000+.
  • 8 complimentary registrations for the briefing - can be used by your company or gifted to your clients.
  • A dedicated 3 minute segment at the opening of the briefing for a company representative to welcome attendees and present your company's response to the challenges presented during COVID-19 (or another topic of your choice as approved by GCPA).


If you are interested in learning more, please contact Mary Armstrong at marmstrong@gulfcoastpower.org or 281-460-3054.

QUESTIONS?

If you encounter problems while registering, please contact Penny Sullivan at psullivan@gulfcoastpower.org

Registration Options

Online registration is now closed. On-site will be available at the event at on-site registration prices.

When and Where

Thursday May 14, 2020
1:30 PM

Virtual Briefing via WebEx Platform
TX