USA - FERC Notice of Technical Conference Related to Offshore Wind Integration in RTOs/ISOs;

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) staff will convene a technical conference to discuss whether existing Commission transmission, interconnection, and merchant transmission facility frameworks in RTOs/ISOs can accommodate anticipated growth in offshore wind generation

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission  staff will convene a technical conference to discuss whether existing Commission transmission, interconnection, and merchant transmission facility frameworks in RTOs/ISOs can accommodate anticipated growth in offshore wind generation in an efficient and effective manner that safeguards open access transmission principles and to consider possible changes or improvements to the current framework should they be needed to accommodate such growth

The technical conference will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The technical conference will be held either in-person at the Commission's headquarters at 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426 in the Commission Meeting Room (with a WebEx option available) or solely electronically. A supplemental notice will be issued prior to the technical conference with further details regarding the agenda, whether it will be held in-person or electronically, and if there are changes to the date or time of the technical conference.

Individuals interested in participating as panelists should submit a self-nomination form by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 14, 2020 at: https://www.ferc.gov/​whats-new/​registration/​10-27-20-speaker-form.asp. Individuals who are interested in registering for the conference can do so here: https://www.ferc.gov/​whats-new/​registration/​10-27-20-form.asp.

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