GDF SUEZ Energy Resources To Host Webinar On Market Issues In The Ameren Service Territory

Nov 05, 2012, 09:58 ET from GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA

HOUSTON, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, one of the largest competitive retail electricity providers to commercial, industrial, and institutional customers, will host a webinar on Thursday, November 8 to help businesses in the Ameren service territory prepare for impending changes to Midwest ISO's resource adequacy model. 


The complimentary, one-hour event, which will begin at 11 a.m. CST, is titled "MISO/Ameren Market Update: New Resource Adequacy Issues."  The session will address factors that may influence purchasing decisions and energy management strategies businesses can consider as MISO transitions to a new resource adequacy model.  Commercial, industrial, and institutional electricity buyers interested in participating in the event can register at

"MISO's new structure is going to bring some potentially significant changes in terms of product offerings and costs for consumers in the Ameren utility territory," said David Braun, Regional Vice President of Sales for GDF SUEZ Energy Resources.  "Understanding how the market will operate when this transition is complete will be essential for choosing a contract that's right for your business." 

Braun, who has more than two decades of experience in the energy and utilities industry, oversees commercial and industrial sales in MISO and the western region of PJM for the company.  He will lead the webinar with Karen Dietz and Scott Fotre, both of GDF SUEZ Energy Resources. 

Dietz is a Manager of Supply who also serves as the portfolio manager for the MISO region.  She has nearly a decade of experience in the energy industry and has held positions in several deregulated retail energy markets. 

Fotre is a Regional Sales Manager who focuses primarily on the Ameren utility territory.  He has a broad background in electricity and has worked as an energy manager for a number of organizations, including a large community college and a hospital group in Illinois. 

About GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA
GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA is one of the largest non-residential retail electricity suppliers in the U.S. and currently serves commercial, industrial and institutional customers in 12 markets: Delaware, Texas, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Connecticut, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. The company serves over 80,000 accounts for customers having a peak demand ranging from 50 KW to more than 200 MW, with an estimated peak load totaling nearly 10,000 MW.  The company offers electricity service to small business customers under the brand Think Energy™.

For more about GDF SUEZ Energy Resources, visit or call 1-866-999-8374.  Follow GDF SUEZ Energy Resources on LinkedIn, Twitter: @GDFSUEZEnergy and Facebook. GDF SUEZ Energy Resources is part of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, which manages a range of energy businesses in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, including electricity generation and cogeneration, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution and sales, asset-based trading and origination, and retail energy sales and related services to commercial and industrial customers.  GDF SUEZ Energy North America is part of the international energy group GDF SUEZ. For more information, visit

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