Texas Power Summit

July 16, 2018

July 17, 2018

0:00 To 0:00

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Riverwalk Downtown 125 E. Houston Street San Antonio, TX 78205




Event Description

An abundance of renewable energy has been instrumental in driving Texas energy prices down, making it less economical to keep coal and nuclear plants open. In addition, retirement of coal generation is planned before this summer; and new solar and wind resources will be added to the grid. The effect this combination will have on the state’s power sector is yielding questions for regulators and market participants. Concerns include how generators will be impacted by low energy prices and what, if anything, regulators will do as well as how interconnection of distributed generation is harmonized with protection against surges and frequency issues.

While concerns related to older plant maintenance increase, the promise of greater reliability associated with more distributed generation, energy storage, and micro-grids make this a timely discussion.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify market needs for generation resources
  • Recognize opportunities for transmission investment
  • Examine challenges related to compliance for generation
  • Review lessons learned from the Houston Import Project
  • Discuss upcoming regulatory changes
  • Review opportunities surrounding energy storage
  • Address reliability concerns due to a changing energy mix
  • Assess finding common ground between utilities and consumers
  • Optimize plant operations in light of changing generation demands
  • Review how to keep operations running in a secure manner
  • Identify resources for reliable grid power



4601 DTC Blvd. Suite 800 Denver, CO 80237


About the Organizers

EUCI is a family-operated company founded nearly 30 years ago and headquartered in beautiful Denver, Colorado. It was started by a woman trying to fill an educational gap (or void) in the marketplace and has grown to include over 20 employees providing conferences and courses all over North America.

We have a passion for delving into, exploring and helping shape the industries we work with.  We offer effective solutions and seek to help industry professionals make informed, intelligent decisions to strategically improve their position in today’s challenging and evolving business environment.  We are focused on providing in-depth programming and education for our attendees and handle all aspects of our events – from researching topics and finding the right experts, to logistics and on-site planning and execution, EUCI leads the way in producing the highest quality conferences, seminars, workshops, and courses.

What does EUCI stand for?

It originally was the acronym for Electric Utility Consultants, Inc. but as our company has grown we have expanded our reach and now include the Oil & Gas Industry, Renewable Energy, Water/Wastewater, as well as Emerging Technologies and we continue to grow into new fields.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide an objective, independent perspective on new and emerging practices from across industries (Electric, Oil & Gas, Water/Wastewater and more) by offering quality professional development opportunities that encourage dialog and help spread best practices.

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