As announced in a Notice of Technical Conference issued on January 31, 2005, in the above referenced proceeding, a technical conference will be held on March 8, 2005, from approximately 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. (EST), in the Commission Meeting Room on the second floor of the offices of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street, NE., Washington, DC. All interested persons may attend, and registration is not required. Commissioners are expected to participate. Attached is the agenda for the conference.
Transcripts of the conference will be immediately available from Ace Reporting Company (202-347-3700 or 1-800-336-6646) for a fee. They will be available for the public on the Commission's eLibrary system seven calendar days after FERC receives the transcript. Additionally, Capitol Connection offers the opportunity for remote listening and viewing of the conference. It is available for a fee, live over the Internet, by phone or via satellite. Persons interested in receiving the broadcast, or who need information on making arrangements should contact David Reininger or Julia Morelli at the Capitol Connection (703-993-3100) as soon as possible or visit the Capitol Connection Web site at http://www.capitolconnection.gmu.edu and click on “FERC.”
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Reactive Power Conference
March 8, 2005—Agenda
9 a.m.—Opening Remarks
Richard O'Neill, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
9:15 a.m.—Panel I—Reliability and Technical Issues
Donald Benjamin, NERC
Philip Fedora, Northeast Power Coordinating Council
Michael Connolly, CenterPoint Energy
Ronald Snead, Cinergy Services (MISO Transmission Owners)
Michael Calimano, New York ISO
Anjan Bose, Washington State University
Robert O'Connell, Williams Power Company, Inc.
Terry Winter, American Superconductor
Eric John, ABB Inc.
11:15 a.m.—Panel II—Short-Term Reactive Power Issues
Dennis Bethel, American Electric Power
Allen Mosher, American Public Power Association
David Bertagnolli, ISO New England
Steve Wofford, Constellation Energy Commodities Group, Inc.
John Lucas, Southern Company
John Simpson, Reliant Energy, Inc.
Scott Helyer, Tenaska, Inc.
1 p.m.—Lunch Break
2 p.m.—Panel III—Prospective Reactive Power Solutions
Fernando Alvarado, IEEE-USA Energy Policy Committee
Michael Calviou, National Grid USA
Mayer Sasson, Consolidated Edison of New York
Steven Naumann, Exelon Corporation
David Clarke, Navigant Consulting, Inc.
Harry Terhune, American Transmission Company LLC
Robert D'Aquila, GE Energy
Kris Zadlo, Calpine
Andy Ott, PJM Interconnection, L.L.C.
4 p.m.—AdjournEnd Preamble
[FR Doc. E5-965 Filed 3-7-05; 8:45 am]
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