NARUC Winter Policy Summit
Virtual Conference
February 4, 5, and 8-11, 2021

Agenda

 

All meeting times in Eastern Standard Time

Thursday, February 4

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Staff Subcommittee on Critical Infrastructure

(Closed Meeting)

Title to Come
Staff Subcommittee on Energy Resources and the Environment
What Do These Utilities Know About V2G Programs That You Don't, But Probably Should
Staff Subcommittee on Gas
Natural Gas Decarbonization
Staff Subcommittee on Water
Business Meeting

1:00-1:15 p.m.

Break

 

(1:00-2:15 p.m.)

Committee on International Relations
Committee on International Relations Meeting

1:15-2:15 p.m.

Staff Subcommittee on Executive Management
Staff Subcommittee on Information Services

(Joint Meeting)

(closed) Contact Seth Mendelsohn smendelsoh@pa.gov for participation information.

Staff Subcommittee on Rate Design
Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me: The Future of Net Energy Metering Policies in North America, Part 1
Subcommittee / Staff Subcommittee on Nuclear Issues

(Closed Meeting)

2:15-2:30 p.m.

Break
2:30-3:30 p.m.
Select Committee on Regulatory and Industry Diversity
Diversity as Levers of Change: During and After COVID
Committee on Critical Infrastructure
Staff Subcommittee on Electricity
Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me: The Future of Net Energy Metering Policies in North America, Part 2
Subcommittee / Staff Subcommittee on Clean Coal
Carbon Sequestration Panel Discussion and Waste Coal Guest Speaker
Staff Subcommittee on Consumers and the Public Interest

(Closed Meeting) Contact Cindy Muir cmuir@psc.state.fl.us for participation information.

3:30-3:45 p.m.

Break
3:45-4:45 p.m.
Committee on Consumers and the Public Interest
Ongoing Impacts of COVID-19 on Utilities and Customers
Staff Subcommittee on Electric Reliability and Resilience
Building Resilience into Electricity Planning – Frameworks, Methods and Metrics
Subcommittee / Staff Subcommittee on Pipeline Safety
Staff Subcommittee on Telecommunications
Updates in the States
4:45-5:00 p.m.
Break

Friday, February 5

1:00-4:00 p.m.

Task Force on Broadband Expansion

Monday, February 8

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Commissioners Emeritus BYOL: Bring Your Own Lunch!

12:00-2:00 p.m.

NRRI Author Spotlight
NRRI Author Spotlight with Steve Mitnick

2:00-2:30 p.m.

Break

2:30-3:45 p.m.

Commissioner One-On-One Meetings

Pre-sign up is required. Appointment space is limited!

3:45-4:00 p.m.

Break

4:00-5:00 p.m.

Regional Meetings

MACRUC: Open to stakeholders

MARC: Commissioners Only. Participation information will be sent directly to members.

NECPUC: Commissioners Only. Participation information will be sent directly to members.

WESTERN: Open to stakeholders

Other Regional Meetings: Check back for details.

Tuesday, February 9

12:00-1:15 p.m.

Opening General Session
From Lab Bench to Benchmarking

1:15-1:30 p.m.

Break

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Committee on Electricity
Has Net Energy Metering Had Its Day in the Sun? Bright Ideas for Compensating Distributed Generation (Joint with Energy Resources & Environment)
Committee on ERE
Has Net Energy Metering Had Its Day in the Sun? Bright Ideas for Compensating Distributed Generation (Joint with Electricity)
Committee on Gas
LNG: State of the Market and Regulatory Considerations, Part 1 of 3: Building Blocks of LNG
Committee on Telecommunications
Radio Access Network (RAN): What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
Committee on Water
Investing in Our Water Infrastructure: Exploring Opportunities in the Next Decade
Hot Topics Interactive Track
Transportation Electrification

2:30-2:45 p.m.

Break

2:45-3:45 p.m.

Committee on Electricity
FERC 2222: Preparing for Take-Off, The Role of the State Commissions (Joint with Energy Resources & Environment)
Committee on ERE
FERC 2222: Preparing for Take-Off, The Role of the State Commissions (Joint with Committee on Electricity)
Committee on Gas
The International LNG Market, Climate Policies & the Role of the U.S. and Other Institutions in the Global Effort to Address Climate Change
Committee on Telecommunications
Rural Development Opportunity Fund (RuDOF): What's Next?
Committee on Water
Guaranteeing the Universal Right to Water
Hot Topics Interactive Track
Ride N Drive – Virtually!

3:45-4:00 p.m.

Break

4:00-5:00 p.m.

Committee on Electricity
Emerging Technologies for A Resilient Grid (Joint with Critical Infrastructure)
Committee on ERE
Business Meeting
Committee on Gas
LNG: State of the Market and Regulatory Considerations, Part 2 of 3: Concerns and Opportunities for Regulators
Committee on Telecommunications
Network Reliability: Issues and Challenges
Committee on Water
Business Meeting
Hot Topics Interactive Track

5:00-5:15 p.m.

Break

5:15-6:15 p.m.

NARUC Winter Magic Social
Join the world-renowned magician Rich Hurley and NARUC

Rich regularly performs at the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood. His illusions twist reality into wondrously magical moments you will remember for a very long time. Funny, Lots of Wows, How'd you do that and Amazing!

You don't want to miss out as we work our magic, transcending the limitations of the Winter Policy Summit's virtual platform with mindblowing interactive magic that breaks the screen barrier. Chance to win prizes! Regulation is our focus with a little Hocus Pocus.

 

Wednesday, February 10

12:00-1:00 p.m.

General Session
Congressional Update

1:00-1:15 p.m.

Break

1:15-2:15 p.m.

Committee on Electricity
80 is the New 60: Decarbonization and Innovation Pave the Way for Second License Renewal for Existing Nuclear Plants
Committee on ERE
Innovative Technology Demonstration and Deployment: Next Stop, Cost Recovery
Committee on Gas
Exploring Gas Sector Resilience
Committee on Telecommunications
Financial Issues: Views From Investors & Wall Street
Committee on Water
Water Security: Safeguarding the Universal Lifeline against Cyber Threats in 2021 (Part I)
Hot Topics Interactive Track

2:15-2:30 p.m.

Break

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Committee on Electricity
Business Meeting
Committee on ERE
The Role of the Utility in Electrification
Committee on Gas
LNG: State of the Market and Regulatory Considerations, Part 3 of 3: The Global LNG Market
Committee on Telecommunications
Committee Business Meeting
Committee on Water
Water Security: Safeguarding the Universal Lifeline against Cyber Threats in 2021 (Part II)
Hot Topics Interactive Track

3:30-3:45 p.m.

Break

3:45-5:00 p.m.

Closing General Session
Green Hydrogen: A Moment or a Movement?

Thursday, February 11

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

NARUC-NASEO Task Force on Comprehensive Electricity Planning Virtual Press Conference

12:00-2:00 p.m.

Board of Directors Meeting

2:00-5:00 p.m.

NARUC-NASEO Task Force on Comprehensive Electricity Planning Workshop (Separate Registration Required)