Virtual Forum - May 20, 2021

Assessing Resource Adequacy: ERCOT’s Latest Supply & Demand Forecast

Speaker:
Warren Lasher
Senior Director of System Planning, ERCOT
 

In the midst of Covid and recent extreme weather, the ERCOT resource mix continues to change.  Join ERCOT's Senior Director of System Planning Warren Lasher for a discussion of ERCOT's recent resource adequacy reports and Loss-of-Load studies, along with a look at the technologies in the interconnection queue and implications for the future.

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.  Mr. Lasher has been at ERCOT for 15+ years; before this, he was employed by the Southern Company in Birmingham, Alabama, where he worked in the Engineering and the Planning organizations.  Mr. Lasher has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, and graduate degrees in Environmental Management and Computer Science.

PRICING:
GCPA Members & State Govt. Employees - $25
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Registration Options

Virtual Forum


Price: $25.00

When and Where

Thursday May 20, 2021
11:30 AM

Virtual Forum via WebEx Platform
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