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Power Plant Decommissioning Process Optimization

Addressing Environmental Drivers, Challenges, and Regulations to Uphold Safety and Cost Effectiveness through Enhanced Planning and Processes

4-5 May 2016
The Rittenhouse Hotel-Philadelphia, PA, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

Power Plant Decommissioning Process Optimization

State and Federal emissions regulations, as well as continued competition and low natural gas prices, are leading utilities to shut down coal-fired power plants throughout the country. Hear lessons learned from those closely involved in their company’s decommissioning process and take back tried solutions for effectively planning and implementing your decommissioning program.

At this premiere marcus evans conference, decommissioning experts  will discuss some of the plants biggest challenges in relation to regulatory compliance, alternatives to decommissioning, various solutions for the safe closure of coal ash ponds, guidance through the bidding process, and a multitude of contracting strategies. Other topics to be addressed include techniques used during the asbestos abatement process, environmental remediation, risk assessments, and more!

Key Topics

  • Assemble a contracting strategy to prepare and execute an abatement program
  • Address drivers, challenges, and cost implications when converting from coal fired to natural gas generation
  • Identify real-estate opportunities for successful and sustainable redevelopment
  • Establish an environmental management plan to effectively address risks and regulations
  • Implement proper waste management programs and procedures to diminish potential impacts effectively and cost efficiently
  • Previous Attendees Include

    TVA, AEP, Southern Company, Duke Energy, Cleco Corporation, Consumers Energy, Alliant Energy, Sempra Generation, Constellation Energy, Puget Sound Energy, PPL Corporation, OGE Energy, PNM Resources, Xcel Energy, Salt River Project, Entergy, FirstEnergy Corporation, We Energies, Georgia Power, DTE Energy, Ameren, Dominion Resources, NV Energy, Indianapolis Power & Light, Ontario Power Generation, and many more!

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    Practical Insights From

    Kathleen Garrett
    Director of Environmental Services
    Austin Energy

    John Mazzone
    Managing Director - Generating Assets and Fleet Operation

    Christine Harris
    Director F & H Projects

    Jeffery Pope
    Manager, Facility Decommissioning & Demolition Services
    Burns & McDonnell

    Robert J. Osborn
    Director Regulatory Affairs
    Xcel Energy

    Marcela Orlandea
    Environmental Engineer
    DTE Energy

    Sean Rome
    Vice President & Operations Manager, Energy Waste Program
    Tetra Tech, Inc.

    Seth Gilbert
    Demolition and Decommissioning Technical Lead / Senior Cost Estimator
    AMEC Foster Wheeler

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "Look forward to using new ideas at our plant. Always pack up something useful we can use to improve processes at our plant. Great conference." -Portland General Electric
    • "Value is such that I look forward to the next conference with anticipation." -AEP
    • "Great insight on how other companies execute and plan." -Arizona Public Service
    • "Great to be gathering with individuals facing the same challenges. Very helpful information that can be applied at my facility." -NV Energy
    • "Well organized, good speakers, well thought out." -Lansing Board of Power & Light
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Jen Jordan

    The NBC Tower, 9th Floor
    455 N Cityfront Plaza Drive
    Chicago, IL 60611

    312 894 6347
    Fax: 312 894 6347