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YPE Austin Happy Hour with Mark Bruce

Sponsored by Austin

Wednesday, Jun 20 2012 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM CDT

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617 W. 6th Street
Austin TX 78701
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Speaker Mark Bruce

Position: Principal
Company: Stratus Energy Group

Event Description

Join the Austin Chapter of Young Professionals in Energy for a happy hour and presentation by Mark Bruce, Principal at Stratus Energy Group. Mark Bruce is a nationally recognized expert in renewable energy policy with more than a decade of experience in energy policy development and advocacy, beginning with his service to the Electric Utility Restructuring Legislative Oversight Committee of the Texas Legislature which was responsible for overseeing the implementation of Texas’ landmark 1999 electricity deregulation legislation.  Prior to establishing his consulting practice in January 2009, Mr. Bruce served 6 years as Director of Market and Regulatory Affairs for FPL Energy (now NextEra Energy Resources) where he supported FPLE’s power generation, commodities trading, asset development, and retail electricity business units in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Kansas which including the operation of more than 2,700 megawatts of natural gas-fired generation capacity and more than 2,500 megawatts of wind-powered resources as well as a retail electricity provider and private and utility transmission development activities.  During his tenure at FPLE, Mr. Bruce gained considerable experience in the market stakeholder processes of regional independent system operators, especially in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas where he served in numerous leadership positions including Chairman of the ERCOT Technical Advisory Committee.
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YPE Austin Happy Hour with Mark Bruce

Sponsored by Austin

Wednesday, Jun 20 2012 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM CDT

Speaker Mark Bruce

Position: Principal
Company: Stratus Energy Group

Biography

Mark Bruce is a nationally recognized expert in renewable energy policy with more than a decade of experience in energy policy development and advocacy, beginning with his service to the Electric Utility Restructuring Legislative Oversight Committee of the Texas Legislature which was responsible for overseeing the implementation of Texas’ landmark 1999 electricity deregulation legislation.  Prior to establishing his consulting practice in January 2009, Mr. Bruce served 6 years as Director of Market and Regulatory Affairs for FPL Energy (now NextEra Energy Resources) where he supported FPLE’s power generation, commodities trading, asset development, and retail electricity business units in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Kansas which including the operation of more than 2,700 megawatts of natural gas-fired generation capacity and more than 2,500 megawatts of wind-powered resources as well as a retail electricity provider and private and utility transmission development activities.  During his tenure at FPLE, Mr. Bruce gained considerable experience in the market stakeholder processes of regional independent system operators, especially in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas where he served in numerous leadership positions including Chairman of the ERCOT Technical Advisory Committee.

YPE Austin Happy Hour with Mark Bruce

Sponsored by Austin

Wednesday, Jun 20 2012 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM CDT

Key Bar

617 W. 6th Street
Austin TX 78701
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