The 11th annual Flexible Power Symposium (FPS) will be held September 28-29, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. FPS is a by-invitation only event that will bring energy industry experts together to discuss engine driven power plants and their growing role in power markets across the United States and Canada. Engage in an intimate roundtable discussion with distinguished industry leaders to address one of the industry’s most pressing topics, Smart Power Generation. Highlights include: > Presentations from distinguished experts > Networking socials > Tour of Port Westward Unit 2 > Guided fishing trip on the Columbia River
Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2015, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5 billion with approximately 18,800 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is a leading global supplier of ultra-flexible power plants of up to 600 MW operating on various gaseous and liquid fuels. Our portfolio includes unique solutions for baseload, peaking, reserve and load-following power generation, as well as for balancing intermittent renewable energy. Wärtsilä Energy Solutions also provides LNG terminals and distribution systems. As of 2016, Wärtsilä has 60 GW of installed power plant capacity in 176 countries around the world.
Wednesday, September 28 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Speaker presentations, Hilton-Executive Tower, Salon Ballroom Scheduled Speakers 8:30 am – 8:45 am Welcome and Intro Tomas Rönn Vice President, Americas Wärtsilä North America, Inc. 8:45 am – 9:15 am Realizing the Value of Flexible Generation in Real-Time Energy Markets Gary Dorris CEO & Co-Founder Ascend Analytics 9:15 am – 9:45 am Flexibility - Great Investment Opportunities in the North American Power Markets Matti Rautkivi General Manager, Origination Wärtsilä North America, Inc. 9:45 am – 10:15 am Port Westward Unit 2 Rick Tetzloff Senior Project Manager Portland General Electric 10:15 am – 10:30 am Networking & Refreshment Break 10:30 am – 11:00 am Flexibility in the Utility Fleet, the Key to Minimizing Costs and Maximizing Revenues Joseph Ferrari Business Development Manager Wärtsilä North America, Inc. 11:00 am – 11:30 am The Alternative Energy Industry Dennis Zabala Director Generation Development Southern Power Company 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch Break 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Assessing Flexibility Needs in Highly Renewable Systems Arne Olson Partner Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Wärtsilä Peaking Plant Integration into MISO and ISOs - Case Study: The City of Alexandria Bruce Walter Principal GDS Associates, Inc. 1:30 pm – 1:45 pm Networking & Refreshment Break 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm Panel Discussion & Questionnaire Results Wayne Elmore Regional Director, North America & Caribbean Wärtsilä North America, Inc. 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Closing Comments Wayne Elmore 4:00 pm Bus departs to Maysara Winery 5:30 pm Cocktail Social & Dinner, Maysara Winery 9:00 pm Bus departs to Hilton Thursday, September 29 5:45 am Bus loading for fishing activity 6:00 am Bus departs for fishing activity at 6:00 am sharp 7:00 am Chartered guided fishing activity *Must be pre-registered 11:15 am Bus departs from hotel for power plant tour and lunch *This is for those that have opted out of the fishing activity 12:00 pm Depart fishing activity to Clatskanie 1:00 pm Lunch at Port Westward Unit 2 2:00 pm Port Westward Unit 2 power plant tour 4:00 pm Bus departs to Hilton 6:00 pm Cocktail Reception & Group Dinner at Hilton - Executive Tower Skyline 1 & 2 8:30 pm Adjourn
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