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Industry Events

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Testimony and Presentations

  • August 22, 2014 - EPGA President, Jake Smeltz, made a presentation to the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources & Energy Committee regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's recently proposed Clean Power Plan.  Click here to view the presentation.
  • May 5, 2014 - EPGA President, Jake Smeltz, made a presentation to the Marcellus Shale Coalition's Natural Gas Use Subcommittee regarding the increased use of natural gas as a fuel source in power production.  Click here to view the presentation.
  • March 4, 2014 - EPGA President, Jake Smeltz, made a presentation to the Council of Industrial Boiler Owners (CIBO) concernign Demand Response and DR's impact in PJM's wholesale electric markets as well as the use of behind-the-meter generators to meet DR compliance options.  Click here to review the presentation.
  • February 28, 2014 - EPGA President, Jake Smeltz, made a presentation to the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce regarding the electric generation industry and the impact of energy efficiency and demand response.  To view the presentation, click here.
  • February 25, 2014 - EPGA President, Jake Smeltz, testified before the Pennsylvania House Consumer Affairs Committee regarding Act 129 of 2008, a state law that mandates reduction in electricity use.  To view the presentation, click here.
  • November 20, 2013 - EPGA President, Jake Smeltz, testified before the the Pennsylvania House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee regarding House Bill 1699, which would require pollution controls on behind-the-meter generators who run for-profit as part of PJM's demand response programs.  To view the presentation, click here.
  • March 28, 2013 - EPGA President, Jake Smeltz, made a presentation to the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Quarterly Meeting.  To view the presentation, click here.
  • March 20, 2013 - EPGA President, Jake Smeltz, made a presentation to members of the Pennsylvania Generation Assembly on the Basics of Electric Power Generation.  Click here to view the presentation.
  • March 14, 2013 - EPGA President, Jake Smeltz, made a presentation on Pennsylvania's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act (AEPS) at a PA Chamber event.  Click here to view the presentation.
  • September 6, 2012 - EPGA President, Doug Biden, testified on September 6, 2012, before the Pennsylvania House Republican Policy Committeee on the impact of federal environmental protection regulations are having on coal-fired generation.  Click here to view the presentation.
  • January 11, 2012 - EPGA Vice President, Jacob Smeltz, testified on January 11, 2012, at the Pennsylvania House Consumer Affairs Public Hearing on House Bill 1580, the Alternative Energy Portfolio Standards Act. For full testimony click here.
  • February 10, 2011 - EPGA President, Douglas L. Biden, testified on February 10, 2011, at the Pennsylvania House Consumer Affairs Committee Informational Hearing on the Electric Industry. For full testimony click here.
  • March 3, 2010 - EPGA President, Douglas L. Biden, testified on March 3, 2010, before the Pennsylvania House Consumer Affairs Committee on Municipal Electricity Aggregation Legislation. For full testimony click here.

News Releases

  • November 20, 2013 - News Release:  The Electric Power Generation Association Testifies in Support of Fair Markets, Clean Air Legislation.  Click here for a copy of the news release.
  • December 18, 2012 - News release:  The Electric Power Generation Association comments on report on the competitiveness of Pennsylvania's retail electricity markets.  Click here for a copy of the news release.
  • December 12, 2012 - News Release:  The Electric Power Generation Association (EPGA) announces the departure of its current President, Douglas L. Biden and the appointment of Jacob Smeltz as President.  Click here for a copy of the news release.
  • June 28, 2012 - News Release:  The Electric Power Generation Asociation (EPGA) applauds PA House Members for insisting that Congress and the White House act on the disposal of spent nuclear fuel. Click here for a copy of the news release.
  • April 20, 2010 - News Release: The Electric Power Generation Association (EPGA) welcomes the recent report issued by PJM's independent market monitor as evidence that the competitive electricity markets are properly functioning, resulting in tangible benefits for Pennsylvania electric customers through competitive prices, improved system reliability and creating more opportunities for environmental benefits. Click here for a copy of the news release.
  • February 24, 2010 - News Release: The Electric Power Generation Association (EPGA) today announced that Jacob G. Smeltz, will be joining the Association as Vice-President, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, effective March 1. Click here for a copy of the news release.

Presentations and Comments

  • June 9, 2011 - EPGA President Douglas Biden presented to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission the industry's outlook for 2011 Summer Reliability on Thursday, June 9, 2011. Click here for the full Power Point presentation.
  • May 31, 2011 - EPGA President Douglas Biden presented to the Pennsylvania Bar Institutes Public Utility Law Conference remarks on "What's Driving Future Power Supply" on Tuesday, May 31, 2011. Click here for the full Power Point presentation.
  • May 20, 2010 - EPGA President Douglas Biden presented to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission the industry's outlook for 2010 Summer Reliability on Thursday, May 20, 2010 as well as risks to reliability going forward. Click here for the full Power Point presentation.
  • November 10, 2009 - EPGA President Douglas L. Biden presented the following remarks "What's Driving Electricity Prices?" Before the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce & Industry Energy Summit on Tuesday, November 10, 2009. Click here for the full Power Point presentation.

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Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 909-EPGA