UPCOMING EVENTS

ANNUAL TEPA CONFERENCE
Tues., Nov. 2nd – Thurs., Nov. 4th
Hotel ZaZa Austin Downtown

THE MORNING PLUG | MONTHLY
Join us the last Wednesday of every month for The Morning Plug with Shannon McGriff and Young Kim, a live news show highlighting the top energy stories that made recent headlines.

NEW MEMBER MEETING | MONTHLY
Join us each month for an informational session when we’ll answer your questions, discuss our membership structure and explain the value you’ll get as TEPA member.

 PAST EVENTS

TEPA Illinois Conference
Thursday, September 23rd

This year’s TEPA Illinois Conference at the Kimpton Gray Hotel in Chicago included three panels: “The Future of Broker Supplier Relationships”, “The Road to 2050 in Illinois”, and “How Will Technology Transform Energy”. Additional presentations included a market update and Phil O’Connor Thought Leadership Update.

TEPA Philadelphia Meeting
Thursday, August 19th

Our in-person TEPA Meeting at the Bellevue Philadelphia Hotel featured a PJM Market Update by Jed Trott with David Energy; The Future of the Broker / Consultant Panel moderated by John Vlahavas; Peter-Kelly Detwiler presented “How Recent Developments and Events are Likely to Affect the Future of Retail”.

TEPA and Mission:data present “Not Your Parents Smartmeters”
Thursday, July 8th

Join TEPA and Michael Murray, president of Mission:data Coalition, to learn how a new generation of “smart meters” being installed across the U.S. by the millions is going to upend long-standing notions of electric utilities’ roles.

In-Person TEPA Member Meeting | Dallas
Thursday, June 17th

Join us at the Hotel ZaZa Uptown in Dallas on June 17th for our in-person TEPA meeting sponsored by NRG.  We will continue our conversation on the ERCOT market and preparing for the upcoming summer weather, as well as have a regulatory update on the latest happening in the Texas legislature.

In-Person TEPA Member Meeting | Houston
Thursday, June 10th

Join us at the Hotel ZaZa Museum District on June 10th to kick off our first in-person TEPA meeting sponsored by NRG. Or join us online through our live stream made possible by Amperon. Our focus will be an ERCOT Market update preparing for the upcoming summer weather and a regulatory update after the recent Texas Legislative Session.

Annual TEPA Northeast Virtual Conference
May 18th and May 19th

Join us for our 2-day TEPA Northeast Virtual Conference. During our interactive sessions, you’ll hear top experts discuss the latest news, policies and technology that impact your customers – and ultimately your business, and our industry. A few of this year’s TEPA Northeast Virtual Conference topics include: Market Updates: NEPOOL, NYISO & PJM; Access to Data: EC Infosystems; Matt Smith, Clipper Data; Broker and Supplier Panel Discussion; Legislative Updates: Changes in regulatory policy and laws.

David Energy: A New King of Electricity Provider
April 29th at 11AM Central | Zoom

David Energy is the smart retail electricity supplier for smart homes and buildings, leveraging customer assets such as battery storage, smart thermostats, and EV chargers into energy markets in real time with our own proprietary demand side management software platform. By combining software controls and Demand Response with energy supply, David Energy has created an innovative shared savings contract structure to maximize savings for customers while minimizing risk. We are a licensed Demand Response provider and electricity supplier in NE-ISO, NYISO, PJM, and soon to be ERCOT, targeting SMB, C&I, and Multi-Family customers.

TEPA and CPower Present “Demand Response – Be Paid to be Prepared”
April 21st at 1PM Central | Zoom

During our 45-minute webinar on Wednesday, April 21 at 1PM CT, you’ll learn how CPower helps organizations implement and maximize the potential of distributed energy resources, including Demand Response.
The CPower team will help you better understand how you can earn revenue and save on your electric bill and increase your organization’s sustainability and resilience. By assessing your organization’s unique needs and capabilities, CPower can help you make the energy decisions today that position you for success tomorrow. 

Legislative Update
April 14th at 2PM Central | Zoom

TEPA’s consultants, Curt Fiedler and Kathy Grant, will join Shannon McGriff to discuss the latest legislative updates happening in Illinois, Texas and New York.

CHARGE Energy Branding
March 23rd at 2PM Central | Zoom

TEPA is a strategic partner during the CHARGE Energy Branding Virtual Event and will be leading a panel discussion about the changing role for brokers in the energy transition. Speakers include Shannon McGriff, Executive Director, The Energy Professionals Association (TEPA), Sara Schwandt, Managing Director, Genie Solar / Diversegy, Andrew Barth, Partner & Co-Founder, CSD Energy Advisors, David Roylance, Principal, Prism Energy Solutions.

Brokering Customers to Community Solar Projects by Arcadia
March 16th at 1PM Central | Zoom

Arcadia will present the latest information about its community solar offerings including the environmental and financial benefits, along with the steps needed to start brokering your customers. Topics will include Latest Market Developments, Capacity Information, State-by-State program specifics.

POWWR Meet + Greet
March 11th at 2PM Central | Zoom

Join Stephen King, Sr. V.P. of Global Sales & Initiatives at POWWR, to learn more about the POWWR Marketplace, part of the Broker360 platform, a New Digital Matchmaking Service designed to open doors to new business opportunities and more profitable deals.

New York Broker Registration Update
March 4th at 10:30AM Central | Zoom

Pending legislation will require broker registration, bonding and fee disclosure. Learn the facts at our TEPA informational meeting and be a part of the conversation. This online session is available to anyone doing business in New York, not just TEPA Members. Please feel free to share the registration link.

Let’s Talk Texas
February 24th at 11AM, 1:30PM and 2:45PM Central | Zoom Webinars

Join us for three virtual sessions with St. Clair Newbern, Andrew Barth, Sean Kelly, Evan Caron, Caitlin Smith and Joshua Rhodes to discuss what happened in ERCOT during the recent weather event, and where we go from here.

Energy Success Hour presented by Onsite Utility Services
January 13 at 2PM Central | Zoom Webinar

Join us for this one-time-only intense workshop – exclusively for energy professionals – that shows how to quickly and easily expand your sales, revenues and profits through Onsite Utility Services’ Energy Savings as a Service funding platform. Watch the video to learn more!

3-Part Webinar Series with Kathy Kiernan presented by Power Women of TEPA
January 7 at 10AM Central | Zoom Webinar

In the last of our three-part webinar series, Kathy Kiernan will help us understand our concerns, emotions, and potential around money. Through exercises and personal examples, participants will set an achievable goal and begin to positively change their relationship with money. 

Virtual Magic Show with Ben Jackson
December 9 at 6PM Central | Zoom Webinar

Join us for an evening filled with holiday magic-TEPA Style! TEPA has teamed up with ENGIE to bring you a fun, interactive holiday MAGIC EXPERIENCE your whole family will enjoy! Our FREE virtual magic show with Ben Jackson will be one of your favorite memories of the season! Bring the family! Invite your co-workers and clients! The more the merrier!

3-Part Webinar Series with Kathy Kiernan presented by Power Women of TEPA
December 3 at 10AM Central | Zoom Webinar

During our second interactive webinar on Thursday, December 3rd, Kathy Kiernan will guide you through exercises to determine where you’re heading in your career. You’ll also begin to set new goals, focus on what’s important (versus urgent) in your life, and gain insights on how to create a satisfying and fulfilling career. 

TEPA Summit, Annual Conference
Oct. 27 | Oct. 29 | Nov. 5 | Nov. 11 | Zoom Webinar

During this year’s TEPA Summit you’ll connect with hundreds of energy professionals and gain insights into a range of topics that matter most to you – and your clients. It will be the one energy conference of the year where you can hear the latest trends in retail energy, and discover how to refine your business strategies and implement innovative solutions to power you through these unprecedented times.

Clean Air as a Service presented by Onsite Utility Services
October 7 at 2PM Central | Zoom Webinar

To thrive in today’s new COVID-19 reality, energy brokers must shift their solution offerings to provide their clients with ways to provide safe, healthy indoor environments for their buildings, facilities, schools and institutions. In this webinar, Onsite Utility Services will show you how you can deliver a practical and profitable solution to your clients that offers them clean, safe and healthy indoor air, without any investment or debt.

3-Part Webinar Series with Kathy Kiernan presented by Power Women of TEPA
October 1 at 10AM Central | Zoom Webinar

During our first interactive webinar on Thursday, October 1st, Kathy Kiernan will guide us through exercises that shed light on what makes difficult conversations uncomfortable. Utilizing real life examples, participants will explore tools that help them prepare for and practice their delivery, resulting in more effective and successful conversations.

Market Update with Stephen Schork
September 17 at 10AM Central | Zoom Webinar

Stephen Schork is a highly acclaimed speaker, widely recognized for his ability to integrate a vast array of compelling information into a dynamic and succinct market view. His presentations include an overview of the key issues affecting energy industry professionals, together with a contextual basis in which to view market action. This webinar is presented by ENGIE.

Meet & Greet with Rodan Energy
September 1 at 10AM Central | Zoom Webinar

Our Meet & Greet webinar with one of our newest members, Rodan Energy, will help you understand more about energy intelligence and how can it save you more money than traditional demand response; how demand response and peak load management can be enhanced through greater energy intelligence; how to identify, optimize and monetize renewable distributed resources; and the pro’s and con’s of selecting the right energy advisor.

Self-Advocacy: Gaining Visibility at Work presented by Power Women of TEPA
August 19 at 2PM Central | Zoom Webinar

Join us in welcoming Emilie Aries, an internationally recognized speaker, author, and the Founder and CEO of Bossed Up, an award-winning personal and professional development organization, for a workshop on Self-Advocacy.

Powerful Solutions: 3rd Annual TEPA Illinois Conference
Tuesday July 21 & Thursday, July 23 at 10AM and 2PM Central | Zoom

Join TEPA and the industry’s foremost thought-leaders and innovators as we discuss the latest trends, techniques, and technologies for the retail energy marketplace.

Energy Market Outlook presented by Talen Energy
July 16 at 12PM Eastern | Zoom

Join Talen Energy and The Energy Professionals Association (TEPA), as Talen’s Head of Retail Energy, Tom Gros, explores how demand destruction has impacted the energy market and what the future may hold for various industries in the C&I space.

Meet & Greet with Smartest Energy
Wednesday, June 24 at 1PM Central | Zoom 

Join TEPA and SmartestEnergy for a virtual meet and greet! Take this opportunity to learn about SmartestEnergy: Expanding across the pond from the UK; Details about their strong and stable financial backing from their parent company; Where they are now; Their plans for the future!

Capacity & Transmission: To Lock, or Not to Lock – That is the Question!
Wednesday, June 17 at 2PM Central | Zoom

The energy broker community is invited to join ENGIE’s Michelle Robichaux and Kevin Shannon for a free informative webinar on Capacity & Transmission, also known as demand-based-charges.  During this educational webinar ENGIE will answer the basics, such as: What is capacity? What are the risks associated with demand-based charges? What are the differences between an All-In Fixed Price and a Capacity Pass-Through product?

Power Pivot: 6th Annual TEPA Northeast Conference
June 8 – 11 at 11AM and 3PM Eastern | Zoom

Join TEPA and the industry’s foremost thought-leaders and innovators as we discuss the latest trends, techniques, and technologies for the retail energy marketplace.

Navigating Energy Planning in a COVID-19 Economy: ERCOT presented by NRG
Thursday, May 28 at 1PM Central | Zoom

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly brought change and volatility. With summer approaching, it’s essential to understand the value of risk-planning and forward-thinking when it comes to your energy plan.

What’s the Path Forward for U.S. Energy Markets presented by Constellation
Wednesday, May 6 at 11AM Central | Zoom

Keith Poli and Brian Habacivch with Constellation’s Commodities Management Group will discuss the oil market collapse and the implications it will have going forward.

Crushed by Corona
Tuesday, April 28 at 11AM Central | Zoom

Matt Smith with ClipperData presents the latest data on oil, natural gas and energy demand during tomorrow’s webinar.

April TEPA Member Meeting sponsored by Direct Energy
Wednesday, April 22 at 2PM Central | Zoom

Bill Magness: President and CEO, ERCOT will present an update on what’s ahead in ERCOT, as well as answer questions from our TEPA members. 

Jim Connolly: Vice President of Sales, Direct Energy will discuss “Challenges Facing the Energy Industry and How to Manage Them”

Smart Meter Texas
Wednesday, April 15 at 11AM Central | Zoom 

Join TEPA and Smart Meter Texas to learn how you can use SMT features to support your business.

The Impact of COVID-19 on the TEPA Community presented by ERCG
Friday, April 3 at 11AM Central | Zoom

Join TEPA and Young Kim to learn what we discovered from our recent TEPA member survey about the impact you feel that COVID-19 will have on your businesses and the retail energy market

The Impact of COVID-19 on Illinois’ Energy Sector
Friday, March 27 at 1PM Central | Zoom

Join Jim Zolnerick, Bureau Chief with the Public Utilities Bureau at Illinois Commerce Commission and Tanya Capellan, Acting Director, Office of Retail Market Development (ORMD) for an update on COVID-19 and how Illinois’ response to it has impacted the state’s retail energy sector including the impact to the ABC community.