Events - 3 Nov 17

Water, Food & Energy in the Eastern Nile Basin

The SAIS Global Agriculture Seminar Series and the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy (ISEP) present Dr. Ben Zaitchik on “Water, Food, and Energy in the Eastern Nile Basin.”

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Wholesale Electricity Pricing – Technical Overview

Electricity is a unique commodity and difficult to price due to its physical characteristics and fixed/non-convex generation costs. These difficulties have contributed to a variety of pricing proposals since wholesale electricity markets began twenty years ago.

FERC staff Robin Broder Hytowitz will provide an overview of electricity pricing focusing on broad concepts that apply to all ISOs/RTOs. The overview will explain the concepts behind Locational Marginal Prices, uplift, and an extension used in some wholesale markets today.

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