Webinar and Live Q&A

Planning for Uncertainty: The Value of Stochastics

August 11, 2021
2:00 PM EDT

With the present uncertainty in future policy goals, technology advancements, decarbonization, electrification, and various other factors, planning practices need to evolve. Techniques exist to account for these uncertainties and should be used to develop robust and adaptable plans which are prepared to handle the unpredictability of the future grid.

Join our webinar and live Q&A session with power systems experts from GE Energy Consulting, New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), and Pennsylvania State University – College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, as they share their experiences and insights around the future of the power sector, along with exploring the value of stochastic planning approaches.

  • LEARN basic stochastic planning concepts and applications.
  • DISCOVER how modeling for uncertainty can enable the grid of the future.
  • UNCOVER the benefits and value of using stochastic techniques.


Meet the Speakers:

Wes Hall

Wes Hall
Senior Engagement Manager, GE MAPS & GE MARS
GE Energy Consulting


Bob Woodfield

Bob Woodfield
Senior Engagement Manager, Energy Financial Analytics, Power Economics
GE Energy Consulting


Mort Webster

Mort Webster
Professor of Energy Engineering
Associate Department Head and Director of Graduate Studies
John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering
Pennsylvania State University


Jason Frasier

Jason Frasier
Manager, Economic Planning
New York Independent System Operator

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