Yasser Bahbaz

Director of Market Development
Southwest Power Pool (SPP)
Yasser Bahbaz

Yasser Bahbaz is SPP's Director of Market Development. He is responsible for ensuring SPP's markets continue to adapt to the changing electric grid while maintaining the economical and reliable operation of the system. Yasser has 16 years of experience in energy markets and Bulk Electric System operation, focusing on reliability coordination, market design and operation, and transmission system congestion management.

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: dwhite@solarmedia.co.uk.

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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