Providing superior educational and networking opportunities to its highly diversified membership of 100+ Corporate Members and 250+ Individual Members, Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) has served Texas and the Gulf Coast for over 25 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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GCPA Special Briefing February 2015

2/5/2015 8:30:00 AM

Speaker: Various Keynoters, Speakers
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Houston February 2015 Luncheon

2/19/2015 11:30:00 AM

Speaker: Phillip Oldham - Thompson & Knight, Mark Walker - NRG Energy
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Spring Conference 2015

3/31/2015 7:00:00 AM

Speaker: Various Keynoters, Speakers
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GCPA emPOWERing Women Conference: Institutional Challenges Persist in Effort to Recruit Women, 11/13/2014

When Susan Tomasky interviewed for her first position at American Electric Power Co., she encountered an unpleasant surprise. Tomasky, who retired from the Ohio utility in 2011 after 13 years of service, had just stepped onto the top floor of AEP's corporate headquarters and was excited to see a beautiful lobby and luxurious offices. But when she asked to use the women's restroom, she was escorted down a service corridor, past the copy machine and into a hidden section of the office. see more

CPS Signs PPA with Coal Fueled IGCC Project in Texas, 10/13/2014

CPS Energy has announced a new Power Purchase Agreement with Summit Power, which is developing a new clean coal project in Texas. see more

Why Some Female Execs Stay Cool While Others Get Burned, 10/9/2014

Julie Hermann, Mary Barra and Julia Pierson have been in the hot seat this year for controversies in their respective workplaces. see more


Plan Ahead for GCPA 2015 Events!

A GCPA Special Briefing "Challenges & Changes in Energy on the Bayou" will be held on Thursday, February 5th in New Orleans at the Pan American Conference Center. Registration will open in late October 2014.

The GCPA 2015 Annual Spring Conference will be held on March 31st and April 1st at the Royal Sonesta in the Houston Galleria area. Pre-conference activities including our Spring Golf Tournament, a half-day workshop and welcome dinner will be held on March 30th. Registration will open in January 2015.

The GCPA 2015 Annual Fall Conference will be held on Wednesday, Sep. 30th and Thursday, Oct. 1st at the Hilton in Downtown Austin. Pre-conference activities including our Fall Golf Tournament, a half-day workshop and welcome dinner will be held on Sep. 29th. Registration will open in June 2015. 

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