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Dec212018

December Consumer Liaison Group meeting discussed energy security

The Consumer Liaison Group (CLG) held its final quarterly meeting of 2019 on December 6. The meeting began with a conversation with State Representative Thomas Golden, House Chair of the Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy at the Massachusetts General Court. The discussion included topics such as the Massachusetts renewable energy procurements and the safety of the natural gas distribution system. The panel discussed, “The Evolving Markets: How Fuel Security is Changing the Wholesale Electricity Markets and What That Means for Your Bottom Line."

Panelists were:

  • Mark Karl, Vice President, Market Development, ISO New England
  • Paul Peterson, Principal Analyst, Synapse Energy Economics
  • Eric Annes, Analyst, Office of Energy Supply, Bureau of Energy and Technology Policy, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Anne George, Vice President of External Affairs and Corporate Communications, provided the ISO New England update. George discussed the ISO’s 2018/2019 Winter Outlook; preparations for the thirteenth Forward Capacity Auction (FCA #13); and wholesale electricity market value projections for 2018.

Presentations and a full summary of the meeting can be found on the CLG webpage.

2019 Dates

The 2019 quarterly meetings of the CLG will take place on March 14, June 13, September 5, and December 5.