Providing superior educational and networking opportunities to its highly diversified membership of 120+ Corporate Members and 300+ Individual Members, Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) has served Texas and the Gulf Coast for over 30 years as a regional electric power trade organization dedicated to promoting an improved understanding of the issues and opportunities impacting contemporary power markets.

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Austin February 2018 Luncheon

2/26/2018 11:45:00 AM

Speaker: Dr. Brian Ancell, Assoc. Professor, Texas Tech University
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GCPA emPOWERing Women Webinar March 2018

3/29/2018 3:00:00 PM

Speaker: Audrey Gallien, Sr. Director, Business Development, Catalyst
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Spring Conference 2018

4/17/2018 7:00:00 AM

Speaker: Various speakers, keynoters
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Registration Now Open for the GCPA Spring 2018 Conference, 1/30/2018

Sign up for the 2018 GCPA Spring Conference, which will be held April 16-18 at the Hilton Americas in downtown Houston April. see more

May 16 - Save that Date for the Mexico Electric Power Markets Conference, 12/13/2017

The 2018 Mexico Electric Power Market Conference will take place on Wednesday, May 16 at the Hotel Presidente International in Mexico City.  Mark your calendars and make your travel plans now, then stay tuned for the opening of registration. see more

Oct. 1 - 3 - Save Those Dates for the GCPA Fall 2018 Conference, 12/13/2017

Mark your calendars for the 2018 GCPA Fall Conference, taking place October 1 - 3 at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin.   see more


Plan Ahead for Upcoming GCPA Events!

The 2018 MISO South Conference will be held again in New Orleans, Louisiana, on February 8, 2018.  Learn more and register.

The 2018 GCPA Spring Conference will be on April 16-18, 2018, once again at the Hilton Americas in downtown Houston.  Learn more and register.

The 2018 Mexico Electric Power Market Conference will be on May 16 at the Hotel Presidente Intercontinental in Mexico City.  Registration will open by the end of February.

The 2018 GCPA Fall Conference will be held from October 1-3, 2018 at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, Texas.

ERCOT Market Summit 2018


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2018 Pat Wood Power Star Award Recipient Announced

The GCPA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has selected Marcie Zlotnick as the 2018 recipient of the GCPA Pat Wood Power Star Award. This award is presented annually in recognition of the honoree's significant contributions towards the advancement of competitive energy markets in Texas. View the full press release here.

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