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					    New England
   Energy Markets:
     Their Place
in a Green Economy

          PRESENTED BY

    Mystic Marriott Hotel
    Groton, Connecticut

 Please join the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association and the Connecticut
 Power and Energy Society for the 16th Annual New England Energy
 Conference and Exposition. This year’s theme is New England Energy Markets:
 Their Role in a Green Economy.

 This year the two-day conference will bring together industry leaders and public
 officials from all sectors affecting the energy industry to discuss and debate the
 issues facing the New England energy markets. External events including the
 economy, the turmoil in the credit markets, and the change of Administration in
 Washington have greatly impacted our industry. This conference will examine the
 impacts of these external events on the New England energy markets.

 The Obama Administration has placed increased emphasis on a “green economy”
 and has highlighted issues such as a national Renewable Portfolio standard, the
 role of transmission in siting renewable energy, and overall emphasis on
 infrastructure concerns. This conference will explore these policies on a regional
 level. Tom King, President, National Grid will kick off the conference with a
 discussion of his views on these important issues. Government of Quebec
 Minister of Natural Resources and Wildlife, Claude Béchard and Brookfield
 Renewable Power President and Chief Executive Officer, Richard Legault will also
 provide perspectives on the region’s role in the green economy.

 Distinguished experts from all sectors of the industry, and public policy advocates
 will offer their candid views and in-depth analyses on key topics, including:

    Q Energy Drivers for a Renewed Economy
    Q Responses and Challenges in a Renewed Economy
    Q Infrastructure: How Green is thy Pasture?
    Q Finance and Credit Issues in the Power Industry

 The conference Exhibition Hall will also offer opportunities to learn about state-of-
 the-art energy products and services. Networking opportunities with other
 participants, speakers, industry and government leaders will be provided at the
 annual golf outing, sailing cruise and receptions during the event.

 You won’t want to miss New England’s preeminent gathering of the
 energy industry.

Monday’s Events

Golf Tournament – Lake of Isles Golf Course – North Stonington, CT
Tournament sponsored by Dominion
Golf, Continental Breakfast, Luncheon, Hole-in-One competition, and Prizes.

Closest To The Pin Competition sponsored by: Energy Market Decisions, Inc.

The 2009 Golf Tournament will be held at the award-winning Lake of Isles
Golf Course at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Golf Digest rated it in the
top ten new public golf courses. This year we will have the pleasure of
playing on the private course.

7:30 – 8:30 AM Golf Registration at course
Practice Time and Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM Shotgun Start: 18 Holes of Golf
Luncheon and Awards at the 19th Hole.

10:00 AM Conference Registration Opens at the Hotel

10:00 AM Sailing Cruise aboard the Schooner ARGIA, Fishers Island Sound
Space Limited
Sponsored by: TRC Companies, Inc.

11:00 AM Exhibition Hall Opens for Set Up

4:30 – 6:45 PM Exhibition Hall Open for Viewing and Welcome Reception
Hot and Cold Hors d’oeuvres, Cash Bar, Networking Opportunities
Sponsored by: Northeast Energy Systems

6:55 PM Dinner & Keynote Speaker – Grand Ballroom

    Introductions: Fred Klein, President, CPES;
    Partner, Pullman & Comley LLC
    Sandi Hennequin, President, NECA
    Managing Director, Energy Policy, Sigma Consultants, Inc.
    Keynote Speaker: Tom King, President, National Grid
    Sponsored by: National Grid

9:00 PM Dessert and Conversation
Desserts, Complimentary Coffees and Teas, and a Cash Bar
Sponsored by: Pullman & Comley, LLC
Tuesday’s Events

6:45 AM Registration Opens

7:00 – 7:50 AM Roundtable Discussion Breakfast

Take advantage of this perfect opportunity for all attendees to have focused
discussions on topics of interest with other attendees and conference speakers.
Tables will be designated for different topics and attendees are free to sit at any
table for the entire session or move from table to table. A moderator will be
available at each table to facilitate discussion.

Sponsored by: Bay State Gas Company and Repsol

8:00 AM Morning Keynote Speaker
     Claude Béchard, Minister of Natural Resources and Wildlife
     Government of Quebec

8:30 – 9:45 AM Session I
Energy Drivers for a Renewed Economy

     Moderator: Peter Fox-Penner, Principal and Chairman Emeritus
     The Brattle Group
  Energy Answers – A Regulator’s Perspective
    The Honorable Ann Berwick, Undersecretary for Energy
    Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
  New Energy Economics – A Solar Developer’s Perspective
   James Resor, Chief Financial Officer, groSolar

  Carbon’s Role as an Economic Driver for Energy Development
    Jurgen Weiss, Ph.D., Managing Director, Watermark Economics

9:45 – 10:30 Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by: Halloran & Sage LLP

10:30 – 11:45 Session II
Responses and Challenges in a Renewed Economy

     Moderator: Nick d’Arbeloff, President, New England Clean Energy Council
  Challenges in Implementing: An End User’s Perspective
   Lisa Drake, Natural Resources Senior Manager, Stonyfield Farm, Inc.
  Responses and Challenges: A Utility’s Perspective
    James B. Robb, Senior Vice President – Enterprise Planning and Development
    Northeast Utilities
  Challenges in Dispatching Demand Resources
   John Norden, Manager of Renewable Integration, ISO New England Inc.
11:45 – 1:15 Luncheon and Keynote Speaker
    Richard Legault, President and Chief Executive Officer
    Brookfield Renewable Power, Inc.
Sponsored by: Bond Brothers

1:30 – 2:45 Session III
Infrastructure: How Green is Thy Pasture?

     Moderator: S. Derek Phelps, Executive Director, Connecticut Siting Council
  Update on Massachusetts Siting Commission
   Kenneth Kimmell, General Counsel
   Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
  Transmission Projects in New England – Goals and Barriers
    Daniel Allegretti, Senior Vice President
    Anbaric Northeast Transmission Development Company, LLC
  Smart Grid: Investing in Deep Efficiency
   Harvey Michaels, Energy Efficiency Research Director and Lecturer
   Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2:45 – 3:15 Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by: McCarter & English LLP

3:15 – 4:45 Session IV
Finance and Credit Issues in the Power Industry

     Moderator: William C. “Jack” Sheehan, President and Managing Director
     Financial Management Group
  Credit Perspectives on the Power Industry
    Richard Cortright, Managing Director, Standard & Poor’s
  Financing Renewables
    Jerome P. Peters, Jr., Senior Vice President, TD Bank Project Finance
  Connecticut Peaker Investments
    J. Andrew (Drew) Murphy, Executive Vice President and Regional President,
   Northeast, NRG Energy, Inc.

4:45 PM Prize Drawing
   Grand Prize - $1,000 Gift of Travel
   Sponsored by: Day Pitney LLP

  Conference Bags Sponsored by: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.
  Conference Pads of Paper Sponsored by: ARCADIS US, Inc.
  Green Conference Credits Sponsored by: HQ Energy Services US
SPONSORS                                   Iridium Clean Energy LLC
AMEC Earth & Environmental, Inc.           Iroquois Gas Transmission System
Brown, Olson & Gould, P.C.                 Mintz Levin
Compass Lexecon                            Mirant
Connecticut Clean Energy Fund              Murtha Cullina LLP
Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP                        NextEra Energy Resources
Ferriter, Scobbo & Rodophele, P.C.         NRG Energy, Inc.
Foley Hoag LLP                             O’Connor Corporation
FuelCell Energy, Inc.                      Rich May, P.C.
GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.                 Robinson & Cole LLP
                                           Tetra Tech EC, Inc.
                                           The Brattle Group

                         PREMIER SPONSORS

                                           Mintz Levin
AECOM Environment                          National Grid
AMEC Earth & Environmental                 Normandeau Associates, Inc.
ARCADIS U.S., Inc.                         Northeast Energy Systems
Atlantic Hydrogen                          O’Connor Corporation
Bond Brothers                              PB Power
CK Environmental                           Pullman & Comley, LLC
Climate Energy                             Quebec Government
Connecticut Hydrogen-Fuel Cell Coalition   Repsol
ControlPoint Technologies, Inc.            Solar Turbines
EBI Consulting                             Synagro Northeast, LLC
Epsilon Associates, Inc.                   Tech Environmental
ESS Group, Inc.                            Terracon Consultants, Inc.
GDS Associates                             Tetra Tech EC
Golder Associates Inc.                     The Wings of Endeavor, LLC
GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.                 Tighe & Bond, Inc.
H.O. Penn                                  TRC Companies, Inc.
HDR Engineering                            URS Corporation
Kinsley Power                              UTC Power
Kleinfelder                                Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc.
Kraft Power Corporation                    Wartsila North America
McCarter & English LLP                     William Gallagher Associates
Methuen Construction Company               Woodard & Curran
Milton Cat                                 Yankee Gas/CL&P
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                                                                               To help us register you, please complete the following:
To place your reservation at the 16th Annual New England
Energy Conference and Exposition on May 18 and 19, 2009,
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                                                                                    needs. Our staff will be happy to assist you.
Conference Cancellation Fee              AFTER 5/4/09                 $99
Golf Cancellation Fee                     AFTER 5/4/09                $25
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REGISTRATION                                   Directions

To register, visit:                            The Hotel is located off or fax            Interstate 95 at Exit 88
the completed registration form to NECA
at 781-449-8319 with your credit card          (Route 117)
information. Register by May 4, 2009 to        The hotel is just west of
receive the Early Bird rate. After that date   Interstate 95.
the fee will increase by $50.
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You may also mail the completed
registration form with a check or credit       NECA:
card information for the total fees  
including golf, cruise, or late fee to the
Northeast Energy and Commerce                  CPES:
Association, 1040 Great Plain Avenue,
Needham, MA 02492                              Conference:
The basic registration fee includes the
conference, conference materials, hors
d’oeuvres, dinner, breakfast, lunch,
dessert bar and breaks. There is an
additional fee for the golf or the sailing
cruise and hotel accommodations.
Cocktails will be on a cash basis.


A block of rooms has been reserved for
conference participants at the Mystic
Marriott Hotel, Groton, CT. Hotel
reservations must be made directly with
the hotel by calling 866-449-7390 or
800-228-9290. Please identify yourself as
an attendee at the NECA/CPES
Conference, code NEENEEA, to receive
the discounted rate of $169 single or
double. These rooms will be held until
4:00 PM on April 20, 2009. After that
time, reservations will be on a space and
rate availability basis.