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Electricity Markets 101:
An Overview of Electricity Market Structures
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Capitol Visitors Center


Power markets drive reliable, efficient and environmentally-responsible electricity service to consumers. The October 5 briefing focused on the role of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), states and Congress in overseeing the US electricity industry. It also explained and gave background on the market-based structures Congress has directed.

The program and other resources from the briefing can be found below. Please direct questions to Jack Thirolf ([email protected], 202-785-0507).

Master Presentation

Agenda and Bios


The Honorable Philip D. Moeller, Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission


Moderated by William L. Massey, former FERC Commissioner & Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

Steve Kozey, Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Midwest Independent System Operator

Craig Roach, President, Boston Pacific; Independent Market & Procurement Monitor


Chris Perrault, Vice President, US Federal Government & Regulatory Affairs, Direct Energy

Martin Proctor, Senior Vice President of Energy Policy, Constellation Energy