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Monday, July 23 • 9:15am - 11:30am
Carbon Policy and Energy Reliability

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Energy Reliability in the Pacific Northwest

Current and proposed clean energy requirements and targets in Northwest cities,
states, and provinces that may impact grid reliability for consumers and industry. How
can these goals be achieved without any loss of reliability of the region-wide system?
How do we achieve climate targets while ensuring reliability for the public in the energy
systems which cross multiple boundaries?

Moderated by Phil Jones, former commissioner of the Washington Utilities and
Transportation Commission, Phil Jones Consulting,
George Caan, Executive Director, Washington Public Utility Districts Association
Amy Wheeless, Policy Associate, NW Energy Coalition
John Ollis, Power System Analyst, Northwest Power and Conservation Council
Carl Imfoff, Manager Electricity, Market Sector, Pacific NorthWest National Laboratory
Arne Olson, Senior Partner, E3

Status of Carbon Policy in PNWER Jurisdictions


What is being proposed in your jurisdiction? How is your jurisdiction maintaining
competitiveness? What methodology is your jurisdiction using to measure carbon?

Sen. Michael Dembrow, Oregon
Robyn Luff, Member of the Legislative Assembly, Alberta
Honourable Lana Popham, Minister of Agriculture, Government of British
Columbia
David Brock,  Assistant Deputy Minister for Climate Change & Adaptation, Ministry of Environment
Washington State Legislator

Co-chairs: Rep. Deb Boone, Oregon

Speakers
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David Brock

Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment, Government of Saskatchewan
David M. Brock is Assistant Deputy Minister for Climate Change & Adaptation, Ministry of Environment. In this role, he is responsible for overall strategic policy development as well as coordinating the analysis of cumulative effects. He has worked as a civil servant in Regina, Yellowknife... Read More →
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George Caan

Executive Director, Washington Public Utility District Association
George Caan has served as the executive director of the Washington Public Utility Districts Association since March of 2011. He serves as the professional leader and chief administrator of the 75-year-old trade association that represents 26 public utility districts across the state... Read More →
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Michael Dembrow

Senator, Oregon State Legislature
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Hon. Robyn Luff

MLA, Canadian Legislative Assembly
Robyn Luff was first elected on May 5th, 2015 as the MLA for Calgary-East.  She serves as a member on the Legislature's Standing Committee on Public Accounts, the Standing Committee on Families and Communities, and the Special Standing Committee on Members' Services. Before being... Read More →
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John Ollis

Power System Analyst, Northwest Power and Conservation Council
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Honourable Lana Popham

Minister of Agriculture, Government of British Columbia
Lana Popham was first elected MLA for Saanich South in 2009, since then she has been relected twice and is currently serving as British Columbia’s Minister for Agriculture. Lana grew up on Quadra Island where growing food, raising animals and harvesting from the sea was a way of... Read More →


Monday July 23, 2018 9:15am - 11:30am
Meeting Room 1
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