Keeping the Lights On in Texas

  • Tuesday, April 29, 2014
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Conversation begins at 12 p.m.
  • St. Mary's University
    1 Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, TX 78228
  • Questions? Please email or call us at 512-716-8691.

Please join us for a light lunch and panel discussion on the future of Texas' electric grid – including efforts to bolster reliability through demand response and other efficiency tools. Moderated by Tribune reporter Jim Malewitz.

Panelists include: 

  • H.B. “Trip” Doggett, president and CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT)
  • Marita Mirzatuny, project manager for the Environmental Defense Fund’s U.S. Climate and Energy Program
  • John Fainter Jr., president and CEO of the Association of Electric Companies of Texas, Inc. (AECT)
  • Doyle Beneby, president and CEO of CPS Energy


The event will be held at St. Mary's University in the University Center Conference Room A (PDF campus map) in San Antonio. Free parking is available in Lots D or V. A complimentary light lunch will be served and the event is free an open to the public. We invite you to subscribe to The Brief, our free daily news summary.

This event is sponsored by Texas A&M University, CPS Energy, CenterPoint Energy and H-E-B. 

Disclosure: though donors and corporate sponsors underwrite our events, they play no role in determining the content, panelists or line of questioning.