April 6, 2016
Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA
On April 6, PURC Director Mark Jamison and Director of Energy Studies Ted Kury participated in a workshop organized by the US Department of State for their western hemisphere energy officers. Ted delivered a session on Electricity 101 where he discussed the basics of electricity markets. He also shared a session on emerging challenges in electricity market structure where he discussed the role of carbon abatement, smart technologies, and distributed generation. Mark then delivered a session on challenges for regulators in periods of transition. The officers shared their insights and discussed the challenges faced by countries throughout the Americas and the Caribbean.