SOURCE: California Independent System Operator Corporation

California Independent System Operator Corporation

October 20, 2015 17:10 ET

California ISO Livestreams Symposium Keynote Speakers

FOLSOM, CA--(Marketwired - October 20, 2015) - International and U.S. energy industry leaders speaking at the California Independent System Operator's annual Stakeholder Symposium this week will stream live via a web link. The event will bring together almost 1,000 energy executives and innovators to share ideas, solutions and visions for a global shift to a clean energy grid.

This year's theme, "Leading the Way to 50 Percent," reflects California's initiative to get half of its energy from renewable sources by 2030, and the state's mission to support greening the grid and fighting climate change.

Presentations by the Symposium's keynote speakers will be livestreamed during the event, Oct. 22 and 23, from the Sacramento Convention Center.

Click here to visit the speech livestreaming link. The following schedule of keynote speakers is approximate:

Thursday, Oct 22

12:50 - 1:20 p.m. (PDT) - Lunch Keynote Address: Michael Liebreich, Bloomberg New Energy Finance Founder & Chairman of the Advisory Board

1:30 - 2:00 p.m. (PDT) - Special Regional Address: Jeff Pavlovic, Managing Director of Electricity Industry Coordination, Undersecretary of Electricity, Mexican Ministry of Energy

6:45 - 7:30 p.m. (PDT) - Dinner Keynote: Boris Schucht, CEO, 50Hertz, a German electric transmission grid

Friday, Oct 23

9:10 - 9:40 a.m. (PDT) - Breakfast Keynote: The Honorable Cheryl A. LaFleur, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Follow the ISO on Twitter @California_ISO for live updates of the event.

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The California ISO provides open and non-discriminatory access to one of the largest power grids in the world. The vast network of high-voltage transmission power lines is supported by a competitive energy market and comprehensive grid planning. Partnering with about a hundred clients, the nonprofit public benefit corporation is dedicated to the continual development and reliable operation of a modern grid that operates for the benefit of consumers. Recognizing the importance of the global climate challenge, the ISO is at the forefront of integrating renewable power and advanced technologies that will help meet a sustainable energy future efficiently and cleanly.

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