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May 2017 Chapter Event

Topic:      2017 Ohio Energy Market Update Conference
When:      May 19, 2017, 8am-noon 
Where:     Trane Commercial Systems and Services,

                 10300 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45215 

The 2017 Energy Market Update Conference, co-hosted by AEE and ASHRAE, presented current information about Duke Energy's new rates, PJM, Renewable and Energy Efficiency Markets, natural gas and electric de-regulation and how to reduce energy costs.  Attendees learned how Duke Energy's new rates will affect customers, how the move to PJM has affected other Ohio users and what can be expected in Cincinnati area.  All listened to experts in the fields of natural gas and electric commodities to learn what new and changing technologies may impact Ohio's energy market in the future.  


This event was organized and moderated by AEE SW Ohio Chapter V.P. Joe Harrell. to hear from top industry experts, including PUCO commissioner Beth Trombold, on topics affecting your energy decisions.  Topics included:

  • Duke Energy’s new rates

  • Changes to Ohio renewable energy rules

  • Changes to PJM

  • Energy efficiency markets

  • Electric and natural gas deregulated markets

  • How to reduce overall energy cost


Keynote speaker Beth Trombold, PUCO Commissioner focused on topics affecting your energy decisions. 

DEO's Rate Manager Jim Ziolkowski presented Duke Energy's new rate designs.  Tim Bilger of Direct Energy presented about trends in natural gas.  Ray Culver of Dynegy spoke about the challenges facing independent power production. 


Click on any presentation title below to see speakers' slides.

Meeting Agenda 

            7:30 – 8:00     Breakfast & Sign-In                                                                                             

            8:00 – 8:45     Duke Energy Price & Rate Case Update with Jim Ziolkowski                                                                          

            8:45 – 9:30     How the Sale of Ohio Power Plants Will Affect Ohio Rates & Reliability by Dynegy              

            9:30 – 10:15    Natural Gas & Electric Market Update by Direct Energy

            10:15 – 10:30  Break

            10:30 – 11:15  Changes to PJM’s Capacity and Other Markets

            11:15 – 12:00  Changes to Ohio’s Renewable Portfolio Std & Energy Eff. Prog. By PUCO

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