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Panel discussion at St Mary's University on the future of Texas' electric grid

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For anyone interested in community events here’s one worth noting. Next week The Texas Tribune is presenting a special panel discussion on the future of Texas’ electric grid. This includes efforts to bolster reliability through demand response and other efficiency tools. It will be held at St Mary’s University on Tuesday April 29, 2014. Tribune reporter Jim Malewitz will be moderating this discussion and there will also be a complimentary light lunch included.

This event is free and open to the public but those wishing to attend must RSVP in advance by contacting, by calling (512) 716-8691 or online. Free parking is available in Lots D or V.

Panelists will include:

  • H.B. "Trip" Doggett - president and CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT)
  • Marita Mirzatuny - project manager for the Environmental Defense Fund's U.S. Climate and Energy Program
  • John Fainter Jr - president and CEO of the Association of Electric Companies of Texas, Inc. (AECT)
  • Doyle Beneby - president and CEO of CPS Energy

Keeping the Lights on In Texas

St Mary’s University – University Center Conference Room A
1 Camino Santa Maria
San Antonio, TX 78228

Tuesday April 29, 2014

11a.m. – 1p.m. (Panel discussion begins at noon)

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