This popular event has sold out twice — and is now available in Chicago! Learn about FERC’s June 29th Calpine Order and its far-reaching implications for PJM – and get electricity and gas price forecasts – from one of the leading industry experts.

Key PJM Electricity and Gas Market Catalysts

Andy Weissman, leading national expert with decades of expertise in PJM electricity and natural gas markets, focuses on how the intersection of energy markets and critical new regulatory decisions will lay the groundwork for PJM's future.

Join us for a half-day basics workshop or a full-day in-depth conference — or both — in an intimate classroom-style setting.

Special Pre-Conference Workshop – Primer on PJM Electricity Market and Natural Gas Fundamentals: October 17, 2018 — 1:30pm to 5:30pm  |  Register by 10/12: $225, after 10/12: $295

Full-Day Conference – PJM Electricity and Natural Gas Price Drivers: FERC Rules, PJM Capacity Market, Future Role of States, and Electricity and Natural Gas Price Forecast: October 18, 2018 — 9:30am to 5:30pm  |  Register by 10/12: $475, after 10/12: $595

Both Conferences  |  Register by 10/12: $625, after 10/12: $750

Hyatt Regency Chicago | 151 East Wacker Drive, Toronto Suite | Chicago IL 60601



Primer on PJM Electricity Market and Natural Gas Fundamentals

In-depth review of PJM market fundamentals and key price drivers for electricity and natural gas. Topics include:

  • PJM’s current energy and capacity market design

  • Regional supply/demand fundamentals, including the link between electricity and natural gas

  • Transformation of regional fuel and generation mix

  • Role of PJM vs. FERC and States

  • Supply/demand fundamentals for natural gas

  • Key drivers of electricity and natural gas price volatility

  • Limitations of existing natural gas pipeline infrastructure

  • Lessons learned from severe price spikes during last January’s cold snap and 2014 Polar Vortex event

  • Hedging strategies



PJM Electricity and Natural Gas Price Drivers: FERC Rules, PJM Capacity Market, Future Role of States, and Electricity and Gas Price Forecast

FERC’s recent Order in the Calpine case is the most significant regulatory development affecting PJM in twenty years, turning PJM’s $9 billion/year capacity market on its head.

This full-day Conference will focus in-depth on the sweeping implications of FERC’s action and other key market drivers for 2019 and beyond. Topics include:

  • Potential impact of FERC’s Order on capacity payments and revenues for nuclear, coal, natural gas and renewables

  • Possible strategies for responding to FERC’s Order

  • Alternative approaches advocated in Oct. 4th comments filed with the Commission

  • Impact of Calpine Order on relative role of PJM and States

  • Factors driving price volatility

  • Potential for repeat of last year’s price spikes

  • Impact of new pipeline additions

  • Winter and balance of 2019 price forecasts for electricity and natural gas



WHO SHOULD ATTEND   This special PJM electricity and natural gas program is designed for electricity aggregators, brokers, and consultants; electricity suppliers; large commercial and industrial electricity and natural gas consumers; electrical utilities and co-ops; traders; power plant owners; natural gas and oil producers; hedge funds; and distressed debt investors.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER    Andy Weissman is CEO of EBW AnalyticsGroup and widely regarded as one of the premier energy market analysts in the country. Using the proprietary tools EBW Analytics has developed for analyzing energy market fundamentals, he has consistently been among the first to spot emerging market trends, accurately predicting major price shifts long before they occur. EBW AnalyticsGroup has been providing independent energy market analysis and research since 2003.  Andy is also a FERC attorney with three decades of experience, and serves as Senior Counsel for Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

BONUS   Slides will be emailed after the program; attendees will also receive a free edition of Energy Risk Report — the only market and purchasing assessment for large electricity consumers.


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