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STATE OF CALIFORNIA
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
Core/Non-Core Electric Market Structure Options
En Banc Hearing
Tuesday, April 20
505 Van Ness Avenue
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Public Utilities Commission members, along with members of other State energy agencies, will hear panel discussion from individuals representing various viewpoints on the potential for a core/non-core retail electric market structure. Panelists will give reactions to the Division of Strategic Planning report, as well as an outline of an alternative structure from President Peevey, to be circulated prior to the meeting.
9:00 Introductory Remarks, Michael Peevey, President, CPUC
9:15 Panel 1: Academia
James L. Sweeney, Management Science and Engineering,
Severin Borenstein, Business Administration and Public Policy,
Frank A. Wolak, Economics, Stanford University
James Bushnell, Research Director, UC Berkeley Energy Institute
10:15 Panel 2: Electricity Consumers and Other Stakeholders, Group 1
Michel Florio, Senior Attorney for The Utility Reform Network
Keith McCrea, Attorney for California Manufacturers and Technologies Association
Sheryl Carter, Director for Natural Resources Defense Council
Tom Blair, Attorney for City of San Diego
Karen Mills, Attorney for California Farm Bureau
11:10 Panel 3: Utilities
Bill Reed, Senior Vice President for Sempra Utilities
Robert Foster, President of Southern California Edison
Dan Richard, Jr., Senior Vice President for Pacific Gas and Electric
Don Furman, Senior Vice President for PacifiCorp
Jerry Jordon, Executive Director of California Municipal Utilities Association
Noon Lunch Break
1:15 Panel 4: Market Participants
Jan Smutny-Jones, Director of Independent Energy Producers
Dan Douglass, Attorney for Alliance for Retail Energy Markets
Gary Ackerman, Executive Director of Western Power Trading Forum
Steve Schleimer, for Calpine Corporation
Mona Tierney, Director for Constellation New Energy
2:00 Panel 5: Electricity Consumers and Other Stakeholders, Group 2
Marc Joseph, Attorney for Coalition of California Utility Employees
V. John White, Director of CEERT - invited
Eric Hoegger, Electricity Supply Manager, Cargill, Inc. for Silicon Valley Manufacturers' Group
Robert Kinosian, Analyst for Office of Ratepayer Advocates
Dian Gruenich, Attorney for University of California/California State University
William H. Booth, Attorney for California Large Energy Consumers Association
Mark Savage, Attorney for Consumers Union of US, Inc. - unable to attend
Robert Gnaizda, Policy Director and General Counsel of The Greenlining Institute - unable to attend
3:00 Public Comment
Any person who wishes to address the Members may do so by signing up at the start of the meeting with the Public Advisor. Public comment will be limited given time constraints at the discretion of the Commissioners; individual speakers should expect to have approximately 3 minutes.
Presentation documents, if any, will be available on the PUC's web site (www.cpuc.ca.gov) by April 20, 2004.
For further information about making public comments at this meeting, please contact the PUC Public Advisor at (415) 703-2074 or by e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org.
There will be simultaneous audio cast of this meeting. Information on Internet webcast can be found at www.cpuc.ca.gov.
This location is accessible to people with disabilities. If specialized accommodations for the disabled are needed, e.g., sign language interpreters, please call the PUC Public Advisor at (415) 703-2074 three business days in advance of the meeting.