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2020 EarthTalks: Seth Blumsack - Shared screen with speaker view
Tao Wen
15:18
Please feel free to type your questions here
Katie Shank
16:44
yes
Farid
16:53
yes
GUIDO CERVONE
28:40
What about the SPP areas in North Dakota that are an enclave of MISO
Tao Wen
35:56
What is the role (if any) of RTOs in pricing, i.e., determining how much end users need to pay for electricity usage? As to the incentives RTOs provides, where is the money coming from?
Ken Davis
47:32
What role doe state renewable energy requirements play in these energy distribution systems? Do they help to encourage a transition to renewable energy in an efficient way?
GUIDO CERVONE
52:01
I have very intermittent audio. Is it just me?
wuh20
52:15
Same here.
Matt Clifford
52:15
I do as well. ^
Ken Davis
52:27
me too
Linda Westrick
52:30
I also lost most of what followed the statement that CA has lots of solar
Vanessa M. & Paulo S.
52:58
same here
PATRYK SOIKA
53:11
Seth is on a slow, residential internet connection, unfortunately.
GUIDO CERVONE
54:36
Question: How important is uncertainty prediction for solar energy in a day-ahead market? Does it vary significantly in California vs other states?
Ken Davis
01:12:54
Have RTOs ever passed renewable energy requirements, or other policies encouraging renewable energy?
James Kasting
01:14:44
Question/comment: Much of the resistance to renewables stems from their perceived higher cost. Wouldn't the most effective way of encouraging renewables be to make fossil fuels more expensive, i.e., to impose a carbon tax?
Chris Forest
01:17:42
do the lessons learned apply to smaller markets at local scales?