AEN | West Online is comprised of three separate 90-minute webinar sessions. 


Session Pricing

Advanced Energy Now | West Online is free for AEE members 

Non AEE members can attend by registering for $129 per session or $299 for all 3 sessions (Please email for the discount code)

*Individuals affiliated with government or academic institutions are able to receive a discount on non-member pricing. Please email for instructions*



Online Sessions


Session #1

Taming the Wild West: How an Expanded Regional Wholesale Market Can Make the Western Grid Clean and Resilient

Wednesday, October 28, 2pm - 3:30pm ET

Western states are charting a course to rapidly transition the region’s electricity system and transportation sector to 100% clean energy through a combination of aggressive state energy and transportation policies and voluntary utility and large customer commitments. At the same time, extreme heat and wildfires are threatening the electric grid along with life and property. Can a more integrated regional transmission grid with competitive regional wholesale markets help states meet their clean energy targets and their resilience challenges? What role will states have in guiding an expanded regional grid toward these goals while maintaining a focus on achieving their clean energy targets?

Moderator: Nidhi Thakar, Portland General Electric

Panelists: Chris Hansen, District 31 at State of Colorado • Sarah Webster, Pattern


Session #2

Taming the Wild West: How 10 Solutions Point the Way Toward Arizona's Clean Energy Future

Wednesday, November 18, 1pm - 2:30pm ET

Moderator: Lisa Frantzis, AEE


Session #3

Taming the Wild West: How Electric Transportation Can Enhance Resilience



Nidhi Thakar

Director of Strategy, Portland General Electric

Chris Hansen

Colorado State Senator, District 31 at State of Colorado

Sarah Webster

Vice President, Investor Relations, Government Relations and Corporate Communications, Pattern