WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TransmissionHub will host the 2nd Annual TransForum East Conference at the Westin Georgetown in Washington, D.C., on October 29-30, 2013. The day-and-a-half conference, headlined by FERC Commissioner Philip Moeller as the Keynote Speaker, will feature panel discussions and presentations on issues affecting electric power transmission in the Eastern United States and Canada.
"The Eastern Interconnection is experiencing some of the most challenging issues in the power sector today, from generation retirements to connecting renewable resources to the grid," Rosy Lum, chief analyst for TransmissionHub, said.
"TransForum East provides a unique opportunity to learn about how these developments – and others – are affecting the electric transmission industry today and how they are shaping the future."
Power transmission executives, government officials and subject-matter experts will address topics, including: Integrating the Natural Gas & Electric Systems, Connecting Renewable Energy to the Grid, Financing for Development and Construction, and Electric Demand Forecasts & Generation Retirements.
Attendees will include electric power transmission professionals from Washington, D.C., and surrounding areas that operate, plan, regulate, invest in or build electric power transmission systems. Registration information and conference details are available at www.energyhubforums.com/eastforum.
About The TransForum Conference Series
The TransForum Conference Series consists of three regional events – TransForum East, TransForum West and TransForum Texas - held annually in Washington, D.C., San Diego, Calif., and various cities in Texas. Each individual conference focuses on regulatory policy, finance, construction, and current and emerging issues relevant to electric power transmission professionals in the region. The conference series is hosted, planned and executed by TransmissionHub, an online power intelligence service owned by PennWell Corporation. Visit www.energyhubforums.com for more information.
About PennWell Corporation
Founded in 1910, PennWell Corporation is a privately held and highly diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions for the following industries: Oil and gas, electric power generation and delivery, hydropower, renewable energy, water and wastewater treatment, waste management, electronics, semiconductor manufacturing, optoelectronics, fiber-optics, aerospace and avionics, LEDs and lighting, fire and emergency services, and dental. PennWell publishes over 130 print and online magazines and newsletters, conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents, and has an extensive offering of books, maps, websites, research and database services. In addition to PennWell's headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the company has major offices in Nashua, New Hampshire; Houston, Texas; London, England; San Diego and Mountain View, California; Fairlawn, New Jersey; Moscow, Russia; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Manama, Bahrain; and Hong Kong, China. For more information please visit www.pennwell.com.