Walter Graf

Senior Director - Economics
PJM Connection
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Graf supports the Market Design and Economics function at PJM Interconnection, a regional transmission organization that operates wholesale markets for energy & ancillary services, capacity, and financial transmission rights, and operates the bulk power system in 13 states and the District of Columbia. Previously, Graf worked for the Brattle Group as a Senior Associate. Graf received a PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, a BS in Economics and a BS in Environmental Engineering from the University of Michigan.

08 Nov
 - 13:15 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Stream 1 - Grids, Interconnection and Permitting
Interactive Roundtable

This roundtable session offers you the chance to network and seek answers to your queries around permitting, interconnection, available participation models, state programs and emerging solar states across a range of power markets.

Each roundtable will be moderated by representatives from each regional power market.

If you are interested in sponsoring, please get in touch with our Head of Sales USA, Dan White:

08 Nov
 - 10:10 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Panel Discussion
  • Current progress on meeting net zero targets and decarbonization through clean energy
  • The impact of the Inflation Reduction Act on market design across regional power markets
  • Where are the growing opportunities for investors and developers in each power market?
  • How to make storage assets more financeable at the market design level
  • Is there a growing need for short duration ESS and LDES in wider grid resiliency?
  • How to bridge the gap between requests for LDES and the capital available for LDES projects?
  • Are capacity payments from grid operators on the horizon?

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