Hearing to Discuss AEPS (Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards)

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JOINT HEARING

Senate Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee

AND Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee

May 1, 2019 at 1 p.m.
North Office Building, Hearing Room #1

AEPS (Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards)


1:00-1:10
Opening Remarks

1:10-1:30
Overview of AEPS

Gladys Brown Dutrieuille, Chairman
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission

David Althoff, Environmental Group Manager
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

1:30-2:00
Tier I Panel

Brent Alderfer, President
Community Energy

Bruce Burcat, Executive Director
Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Coalition

Mark Hammond, Esq.
Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association

2:00-2:30
Tier II Panel

Jaret Gibbons, Executive Director
ARIPPA

Gene Alessandrini, Regional Vice President
Brookfield Renewable

Frazier Blaylock, Senior Director, Government Relations
Covanta Energy Systems, Inc.

2:30-2:45
Proposed Tier III Panel

Michael Shellenberger, President
Environmental Progress

John E. Parsons, Executive Director and Professor Jacopo Buongiorno (Written Testimony Only)
Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2:45-3:05
Consumer Panel

Tanya McCloskey, Acting Consumer Advocate
Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate

Patrick Cicero, Executive Director
Pennsylvania Utility Law Project

3:05-3:25
Generation/Fuel Supply Panel

Rachel Gleason, Executive Director
Pennsylvania Coal Alliance

Leah Gibbons, Director, Regulatory Affairs
NRG

Craig Gordon, Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs
Invenergy

3:25-3:45

Environmental Panel

Rob Altenburg, Energy Center Director
Penn Future

John Walliser, Senior Vice President
Pennsylvania Environmental Council