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America runs on reliable, affordable electricity - but the demands on our grid are changing. From natural gas to renewable power, electric vehicles and the competitive power markets, what are the energy solutions to cultivate cleaner air, new technology and more innovative and reliable power generation - at the least cost? Experts and voices from throughout the electric industry and government join the Electric Power Supply Association to discuss emerging trends, current issues, energy customer needs, and new projects. Discover how competition unlocks solutions to build the grid of the future.

Energy Solutions: A Podcast From EPSA Electric Power Supply Association

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America runs on reliable, affordable electricity - but the demands on our grid are changing. From natural gas to renewable power, electric vehicles and the competitive power markets, what are the energy solutions to cultivate cleaner air, new technology and more innovative and reliable power generation - at the least cost? Experts and voices from throughout the electric industry and government join the Electric Power Supply Association to discuss emerging trends, current issues, energy customer needs, and new projects. Discover how competition unlocks solutions to build the grid of the future.

    "We can't afford many more big disasters”: NARUC President Fedorchak shares top concerns and reality-based solutions for meeting rising power demand

    "We can't afford many more big disasters”: NARUC President Fedorchak shares top concerns and reality-based solutions for meeting rising power demand

    What will it take to meet the nation’s rising power demand? NARUC President and North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak joins EPSA President and CEO Todd Snitchler for this episode, where she shares the initiatives that she has taken to solve the challenges facing a system being asked to perform in ways it has never had to before. Fedorchak unpacks her concerns for power grid reliability amidst a changing resource mix, and why the Peace Garden State continues to prioritize dispatchable generation. 
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    • 40 min
    Gearing up for the Competitive Power Summit: Four moderators unpack their upcoming panels

    Gearing up for the Competitive Power Summit: Four moderators unpack their upcoming panels

    EPSA’s 3rd annual Competitive Power Summit is just over a week away. What better way to gear up for the Summit than to hear from our speakers themselves? We brought our four panel moderators onto the pod—Politico's Catherine Morehouse, the Forum Consulting’s Ben Marter, former WSJ and Washington Post reporter Tim Puko, and Bloomberg’s Daniel Moore—to discuss the thoughts and questions they’re most looking forward to bringing to their panels.

    Want to see them in person? Register here for the Competitive Power Summit on Tuesday, March 26 in Washington, DC: bit.ly/epsa24register

    Find this episode's guests on X/Twitter:
    Catherine Morehouse: @cmorehouse10
    Tim Puko: @TimPuko
    Ben Marter: @BenMarter
    Daniel Moore: @bydanielmoore


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    • 34 min
    Keeping Reliability Top of Mind – A Competitive Power Supplier on Why Markets Matter

    Keeping Reliability Top of Mind – A Competitive Power Supplier on Why Markets Matter

    Electricity demand is growing for the first time in years. Are grid operators and competitive power suppliers prepared to maintain reliability while balancing decarbonization mandates? Nathan Hanson, President of LS Power Generation, believes that maintaining a healthy market for firm generation resources will be essential to meet the growing demand from data centers, manufacturing, and transportation electrification. How stakeholders address these challenges could mean the difference between economic progress or dislocation.
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    • 35 min
    Regional Power Wrap: Electricity From Coast to Coast

    Regional Power Wrap: Electricity From Coast to Coast

    From New York to California, what are the top issues facing America’s electric grid? We gather leaders from the organizations representing competitive power suppliers in RTOs and ISOs throughout the nation to discuss the top stories from the past year – and what to expect in 2024 when it comes to delivering reliable electricity while reducing carbon emissions, serving rapidly rising demand, and mitigating consumer costs.
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    "We Have to Be Vigilant” - Top Energy Regulator Talks Electric Reliability

    "We Have to Be Vigilant” - Top Energy Regulator Talks Electric Reliability

    Winter is coming. Is America’s power grid ready? That’s top of mind for Chairman Willie Phillips, who heads the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. In this episode, he addresses infrastructure development and streamlining to meet growing energy demand, making sure the power system can weather extreme heat and cold, and the importance of affordability and environmental justice. But as you’ll hear, reliability remains the top priority. 
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    • 34 min
    What’s Next for Wyoming? How the top Coal Producer Is Evolving.

    What’s Next for Wyoming? How the top Coal Producer Is Evolving.

    Wyoming is the top coal-producing state in the U.S. But like much of the country, the state is transitioning to new sources of energy. This comes as the region faces reliability challenges from heat, drought, and other factors. How are Wyoming and other Western states balancing the growth of lower carbon power sources with the need for a reliable grid and continued economic growth? The University of Wyoming’s Kara Fornstrom, formerly Director of State Regulatory Policy for the Southwest Power Pool and Chair of the Wyoming Public Service Commission, weighs in. 
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    • 34 min

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