SOURCE: California Independent System Operator Corporation

California Independent System Operator Corporation

September 01, 2016 14:02 ET

ISO to Livestream 2016 Stakeholder Symposium Speakers and Panels

FOLSOM, CA--(Marketwired - September 01, 2016) - The California Independent System Operator (ISO) will livestream via the web keynote addresses and panel discussions from its 2016 Stakeholder Symposium on September 7 and 8.

The annual event, held at the Sacramento Convention Center, will bring together nearly 1,000 executives and innovators to share ideas, solutions and visions for the greener, more efficient grid of the future.

This year, the speakers and panelists will explore the effort to create a consolidated western United States power grid. A regional power market is expected to save consumers billions of dollars annually on electricity, improve grid coordination and increase the amount of renewable energy in the system.

Keynote speakers include Tom Steyer, founder and president of NextGen Climate; NRG President and CEO Mauricio Gutierrez; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Norman Bay; and California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Picker.

Panelists include utility executives, regulators, environmental advocates, business leaders, and energy experts from throughout California and the western states.

The livestreaming of the event will begin with opening remarks at 8:30 a.m. PDT. Wednesday, September 7. Click here to view the agenda of speakers and panelists.

Click here to view the livestream event beginning on September 7.

Follow the ISO Stakeholder Symposium on Twitter @California_ISO for live postings of the event.

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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