How are the grid and markets changing? How will the role of hydropower evolve with the market? How will the need for storage and other grid services increase as wind and solar penetration increases? How much can hydro contribute to these services? Will these grid services be sufficiently valued in the market? How will these changes present opportunities and obstacles for hydropower? The following panel of experts will help us understand these issues critical to the future of hydropower.
- Hannes Pfeifenberger, Principal, The Brattle Group
- Barbara Ellard, Director, Markets, Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)
- Linda Church Ciocci, President, National Hydropower Association
- Bill Girling, Senior Hydropower Sector Analyst, International Hydropower Association
Moderator: Ed Wojczynski, former CHA Chair and President