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Phase 3: Ratemaking and Regulation

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
180 E. Broad Street, 11B, Columbus Ohio

WEEK ONE

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Welcome

8:30 - 8:45 am

  • Asim Haque – Chairman, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO)
  • Beth Trombold – Vice Chairman, PUCO

Advancing the Power System and the Customer Experience

8:45 to 10:45 amPanel Discussion

Break

10:45 to 11:00 am

Distribution System Planning: Utility Perspectives

11:00 am to 1:00 pmPanel Presentations, followed by Q&A

  • Tom Kirkpatrick – Vice President, Customer, Marketing & Distribution Services, AEP
  • Kevin L. Hall – Director, Transmission & Distribution Investments, AES US Utilities
  • Tom Pryatel – Director, Energy Delivery Operations Services, FirstEnergy
  • Lee Mazzocchi – Senior Vice President, Grid Solutions, Duke Energy

Lunch

1:00 to 2:00 pm

Distribution System Planning: Integrating Resources 

2:00 to 3:30 pm - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Break

3:30 to 3:45 pm

Distribution System Planning: Key Considerations

3:45 to 5:15 pm - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

 

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Electric Vehicles (EV): Unlocking the Benefits 

9:00 to 9:30 am

  • Phil Jones – Executive Director, Alliance for Transportation Electrification

EV: Market Development

9:30 to 11:30 am - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Lunch

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

EV: Program Design & Best Practices

1:00 to 3:00 pm - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Break

3:00 to 3:15 pm

Storage as a Grid Component: Introduction

3:15 to 3:45 pm

3:45 to 5:15 pm - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

 

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Retail Electricity Markets: The Ohio Experience

9:00 to 9:30 am 

Distribution System Markets: Opportunities & Participants 

9:30 to 11:00 am - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Break

11:00 to 11:15 am

Distribution System Markets: Opportunities & Participants

11:15 am to 12:45 pm - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Lunch

12:45 to 1:30 pm

Commission Meeting

1:30 to 1:45 pm

Distribution System Markets: Market Design Considerations

1:45 to 3:15 pm - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Break

3:15 to 3:30 pm

Distribution System Markets: Market Design Considerations (continued)

3:30 to 5:15 pm

 

Week Break until March 20th

PowerForward will take a week off to recharge!

 

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Welcoming Remarks

9:00 to 9:15 am

  • Asim Haque – Chairman, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO)
  • Beth Trombold – Vice Chairman, PUCO

Data: The Ohio Experience

9:15 to 10:15 am - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Break

10:15 to 10:30 am

Data: Needs & Accessibility 

10:30 am to 12:00 pm - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Lunch

12:00 to 1:30 pm

Cybersecurity: Ohio Utilities 

1:30 to 3:00 pm - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Break

3:00 to 3:15 pm

Cybersecurity: Electric Industry

3:15 to 4:45 pm - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

 

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Regulatory Assistance Project: Recommendations 

9:00 to 10:00 am

Break

10:00 to 10:15 am

Ratemaking: Introduction

10:15  to 11:00 am

  • Doug Scott – Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Great Plains Institute

Ratemaking: Methods for Cost Recovery

11:00 to 12:30 pm - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Lunch

12:30 to 1:30 pm

Commission Meeting

1:30 to 1:45 pm

Ratemaking: Stakeholder Perspectives

1:45 to 3:00 pm - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Break

3:00 to 3:15 pm

Ratemaking: Stakeholder Perspectives

3:15 to 4:30 pm - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

 

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Rate Design: Stakeholder Perspectives

9:00 to 10:30 am - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Break

10:30  to 10:45 am

Rate Design: Stakeholder Perspectives

10:45 am to 12:15 pmPanel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Lunch

12:15 to 1:00 pm

Rate Design: Optimizing Value for the Customer & System

1:00 to 2:30 pm - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Break

2:30 to 2:45 pm

Rate Design: Optimizing Value for the Customer & System (continued)

2:45 to 4:15 pm - Panel Presentations, followed by Q&A

Closing Remarks & Next Steps for PowerForward

4:15 to 4:30 pm

  • Asim Haque – Chairman, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO)
  • Beth Trombold – Vice Chairman, PUCO