Office of the Governor of Iowa

Governor Branstad


Gov. Branstad to co-host Midwestern Governors Association meeting on transmissions

September 15, 2011 10:00 am – September 15, 2011 11:30 am

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

 

10:00 a.m.   Welcome and transmission policy discussion

Iowa Utilities Board

1375 E. Court Avenue

Des Moines, IA

 

Jesse Heier, Midwestern Governors Association
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad

                        John Bear, President & CEO, MISO

                        Libby Jacobs, Chair, Iowa Utilities Board

Debi Durham, Director, Iowa Department of Economic Development

11:30 a.m.   Long-term transmission goals: planning process and collaborative efforts with MGA, OMS and non-governmental organizations

Iowa Utilities Board

1375 E. Court Avenue

Des Moines, IA

Clair Moeller, Vice President, MISO

1 p.m.            Regional transmission and resource planning

Iowa Utilities Board

1375 E. Court Avenue

Des Moines, IA

                        Judy Poferl, President & CEO of Northern States Power Company – Minnesota, Xcel Energy

2 p.m.            Panel Discussion: sharing successes stories and lessons learned in building transmission

Iowa Utilities Board

1375 E. Court Avenue

Des Moines, IA

Lisa Barton, Senior Vice President for Transmission, AEP

Doug Collins, President, ITC Midwest  

Flora Flygt, Strategic Planning and Policy Advisor, ATC Transmission

Jeff Gust, Vice President Compliance and Standards, MidAmerican Energy

Will Kaul, Vice President for Transmission, Great River Energy

Moderator: Mark Douglas, President, Iowa Utility Association

 

3:30 p.m.      Panel Discussion: State regulatory transmission planning issues

Iowa Utilities Board

1375 E. Court Avenue

Des Moines, IA

David Boyd, Commissioner, Minnesota PUC & member EISPC

Eric Callisto, Commissioner, Wisconsin Public Service Commission

Darrell Hanson, Commissioner, Iowa Utilities Board

Moderator: Libby Jacobs, Chair, Iowa Utilities Board

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