28 - 29 March 2023

Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Austin, Texas

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Erika Bierschbach

Vice President, Energy Market Operations & Resource Planning
Austin Energy
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Erika Bierschbach is Vice President of Energy Market Operations and Resource Planning at Austin Energy.

Erika is responsible for the utility’s physical and financial power portfolio in the ERCOT wholesale electric market, including Austin Energy’s Real Time, Day Ahead and Forward market desks. Erika is responsible for the origination of the utility’s renewable power purchase agreements, and serves as
the Qualified Scheduling Entity (QSE) for Austin Energy’s owned and contracted resources. She is also responsible for Resource Planning at Austin Energy which includes achieving the Climate Protection and Affordability goals established by City Council and Austin Energy.