Wind Power is growing faster than other electric generation sources and it is less expensive to consumers even compared to natural gas, coal or nuclear power. We recapped the American Wind Energy Conference that was held in New Orleans, Louisiana May 23 – 26, 2016. Our guests also discuss the fast development of wind power going on in Texas and other states. Texas leads all other states with over 17,000 MW of wind power already installed.
Our guests were:
Raina is currently a partner and the General Manager of Caprock Renewables, a renewable energy start-up focused on developing mid-market solar projects for C&I customers in Texas. Raina has worked closely with the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Alliance (TREIA) over the past year through a rebrand and helped organize TREIA’s annual conference in November 2015.
Hala N. Ballouz
Hala N. Ballouz is the President and owner of Electric Power Engineers, with multiple offices in the U.S. and internationally. She has over 20 years’ experience in integration of energy resources in transmission and distribution networks. Ballouz is an expert in transmission system analysis, substation and distribution system design, resource and grid feasibility studies, energy storage, renewable energy, as well as distribution system planning and operations. In her recent role as President of TREIA Ms Ballouz initiated a mission to open the barriers to facilitate market readiness for Distributed Energy Resource integration.
Reed Sternberg, Raina Hornaday, Amy Stansbury, Hala Ballouz, Stacy Guidry, John Hoffner
Above Left: Raina Hornaday, Right: Hala Ballouz