3 May 2021 9:30 AM PST


California is leading the way to a cleaner, green power generation future. As the state marches closer to 100% RPS for power generation, there will be challenges at a system level. Join as we review intensive power system models and discuss the optimal path forward to a 100% renewable energy future in California.

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Presentation: California’s Path to 100%

Dive in to Wärtsilä’s Plexos modelling results which examine California’s Path to increase the rate of CO2 reduction and reach RPS standards – possibly even faster than planned today.

Jussi Heikkinen
Director, Growth & Development, Americas


Antti Alahäivälä
Manager, Business Development


Panel: Decarbonizing the Californian Power System

Moderated by Gary Ackerman, President, Foothill Services Inc., this panel features local and global experts discussing the ideas presented in the presented study, and add their own views on how to tackle the challenges that come along with a 100% RPS goal.


Gary Ackerman

Foothill Services, Inc.



Karl Meeusen
Senior Advisor, Infrastructure & Regulatory Policy

California Independent System Operator


Jan Smutny-Jones
Chief Executive Officer

Independent Energy Producers Association


Mayte Sanchez
Senior Policy Director

California Manufacturers & Technology Association


David Millar
Director of Energy Analytics

Ascend Analytics


Joe Ferrari   
General Manager, Utility Development



Lunch & networking to follow. 

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Post-Event Happy Hour – 5:00PM, Sawyer Hotel 

Interested in becoming more involved with Path to 100%? We’re always happy to have new experts to network, share expertise, and speak with and for us with the common goal of shortening the Path to 100% renewable power systems.