Understanding Emerging Energy Markets and Technology

Presented by: Doug Houseman

This series of recorded tutorials are now available for purchase on the IEEE SmartGrid Resource Center. Scroll down for detailed session agendas.

Session prices vary based on IEEE membership. Each 80-minute session will be available for streaming for 1 year from purchase date. In addition, CEUs/PDHs will be available for purchase. To see all recorded tutorials and corresponding slides, please visit the IEEE Smart Grid Resource Center’s Education tab.

Tutorial Overview:

Topics will include positive implications for all distributed generation systems, particularly solar PV, energy storage and microgrids.

This online tutorial will cover the following topics in each session:

Session 1

  • History of energy markets
  • Evolution of LMP and market prices
  • Disconnect between wholesale markets and retail rates

Session 2
  • Review
  • Impact of DER and electrification on distribution
  • Changes in customer capability
  • Complexity of retail markets in the current grid

Session 3
  • Review
  • Transactive Energy – in concept and reality
  • Technology to enable transactive energy and required research
  • Social Justice in a retail market
  • Thinking through 21 December in an all renewable future

Session 4
  • Review
  • Transactive Energy in emerging economies
  • A transactive future – alternatives and options
  • Other market designs
  • Mating wholesale and retail markets



About the Presenter

Doug Houseman is the chairman of the IEEE PES Intelligent Grid/Emerging Technology Coordinating Committee and an Industry Consultant for Burns & McDonnell. He has been in the industry for more than 40 years, including working on Demand Response and DER issues in the 1980s and energy market development in the 1990s. He is a senior member of PES, and one of the authors of IEEE PES GridVision 2050.

Attendees will be eligible to receive Continuing Education Credit (CEU).