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Industry Leaders Gather at 2nd Annual Power Symposium

May 2017

for gen prHAILEY, Idaho (May 22, 2017) — POWER Engineers Incorporated (POWER) hosted its Second Annual Power Symposium featuring presentations and open dialogue with industry leaders and peers facing today’s power market. This year’s event was held on April 27th at the Chart House restaurant in Weehawken, NJ.

Featured speakers included Robert Ethier, Ph.D., Vice President at ISO-NE; Jonathan Gottlieb, Partner at Eversheds Sutherland (US), LLP; Julien Dumoulin-Smith, CFA, Executive Director at UBS Securities; Eric Holdsworth, Senior Director at Edison Electric Institute; Tim Riordan, Vice President at American Electric Power; Robert Richard, Vice President at DTE Energy; Kevin Cellars, Vice President at PSEG Power; Thomas Dreisbach, Manager at GE Power; David McDeed, Senior Product Manager at Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas; and Bonnie Marini, Ph.D., Director at Siemens Energy. 

Key discussion topics included ISO-NE’s Future Outlook, A Washington Viewpoint – Regulations Affecting the U.S. Power Market, Key Trends Affecting Project Financing in the U.S. Power Market, Today’s Environmental Landscape Affecting Utilities and IPP Developers, a panel discussion on Investor-Owned Utility Challenges, and an OEM Large High Efficiency, Heavy Duty Gas Turbine panel discussion. 

With more than 140 guests in attendance including utilities, independent power producers (IPPs), contractors, OEMs, and financial institutions, this one-day symposium was full of lively interactive discussions on issues affecting the power industry.

“Every year we develop current power market topics to make the conference more valuable to invited participants,” stated Bret Moffett, CEO and President of POWER Engineers. “The content and speakers have always been insightful and the audience participation is always exceptional.”

Next year’s Power Symposium will be held at the Weehawken Chart House on April 19, 2018. This is an invitation-only event for utilities, IPPs, contractors, OEMs, and financial institutions. If you would like to attend, please call your POWER contact or email Gretchen Cividini at gretchen.cividini@powereng.com.