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Smart Grid Workshop Agenda
Oregon Public Utility Commission
Main Hearing Room
September 9, 2009
9 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
  • Chairman Lee Beyer – Welcome and introductions
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
  • Roger Levy, lead consultant,  Smart Grid Technical Advisory Project - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    • What is smart grid? What would a fully smart grid look like from end to end?
    • What are the potential benefits?
    • What technical and regulatory issues must be resolved along the way?
10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Break
10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Lisa Schwartz, Regulatory Assistance Project

    • What smart grid projects are underway and proposed?
    • What smart grid-related policies are state legislatures and Commissions adopting?
  • a.m. to noon

  • Utility panel moderated by Steve Hawke, Portland General Electric
    With Doug Marx, PacifiCorp, and Dave Angell, Idaho Power
  • Advanced metering infrastructure and other smart grid investments by the utility
  • Research and demonstration projects
  • Utility vision for the future and near- and long-term steps toward achieving it
  • Lisa Schwartz, Regulatory Assistance Project

    • Commission’s role in setting smart grid  principles, objectives and policies