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Transmission And Wholesale Markets School
Monday, August 7, 2017 - Friday, August 11, 2017
University of Wisconsin
Pyle Center Madison, WI 53706 UNITED STATES
  • Early registration ends July 6, 2017.

    Edison Electric Institute and the University of Wisconsin - Madison, present EEI's 2016 Transmission and Wholesale Markets School, an accredited course with the University of Wisconsin.

    For five intensive days, you will learn about the nation's transmission and wholesale markets from top to bottom.  This is your chance to receive instruction from well-known experts and seasoned veterans who will describe the current thinking on transmission issues, economics, and market design.

    As our student, you will study transmission planning and operation issues with an emphasis on the institutional and financial dimensions of as well as policy, reliability, markets and issues on the horizon.  The transmission school student receives a comprehensive foundation and deeper understanding of transmission and wholesale electric markets.  Additionally, the course is accredited with the University of Wisconsin - Madison for 3 to 3.5 CLE hours.

  • Whether you are new to the electric transmission and distribution industry or a seasoned veteran wishing to brush up on emerging policy issues, this course provides high level introductions as well as in-depth analysis of wholesale and market operations and policy.  Past attendees of this course have included attorneys, engineers, industry analysts, governmental and regulatory affairs representatives, state public service commissioners and staff, economists, operations managers, compliance specialists and governmental agency staff.
  • Registration:  Monday, August 7, 2017, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Instruction begins:  Monday, August 7, 2017, 12:00 pm
    Course Conclusion:  Friday, August 11, 2017, 12:00 pm
  • Introduction to Regulation
    Maryanne Hatch, Director, Federal Regulatory Affairs, Edison Electric Institute

    Nature of Power Systems
    Bernie Lesieutre, Professor, University of Wisconsin – Madison

    Power Systems & Engineering
    Bernie Lesieutre
    , Professor, University of Wisconsin – Madison

    NERC -  Essential Grid Reliability Services
    John Moura, Director, Reliability Assessment and System Analysis North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)

    Introduction to ISO-New England
    Gordon van Welie,
    President & Chief Executive Officer of ISO New England Inc.

    Power Market Economics Intro
    Christopher DeMarco
    , Professor, University of Wisconsin – Madison

    Practical Aspects of High-Voltage Direct-Current Power Transmission
    Bill Long
    , Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin – Madison

    Power Market Economics II
    Christopher DeMarco
    , Professor, University of Wisconsin – Madison

    Major EPA Rules Affecting the Electric Power Industry
    Alex Bond, Edison Electric Institute

    Transmission Planning & Competition
    Todd Fridley, Vice President, Transource Energy

    Great Northern Transmission Line (GNTL) Project
    Julie Pierce, Vice President of Strategy and Planning, MN Power

    Access to Capital/Utility Financing
    Dan Ford, Barclays

    A CEO’s Perspective
    Jeffrey Keebler
    , CEO, Madison Gas & Electric

    Future of the Power Sector
    Phil Moeller
    , Executive Vice President, Edison Electric Institute

    How Energy Trading Works
    Justin Thompson, Director, Resource Operations and Training, Arizona Public Service

    State Regulatory Roles
    Chair Ellen Nowak, Commissioner, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin

    Madison Gas & Electric Substation Tour

    Keeping the Power On – Our Lineman at Work

    Smart Grids - Borrego Springs Project
    Thomas Bialek, Chief Engineer, San Diego Gas & Electric

    FERC Policy Update
    Arnie Quinn,
    Director, Office of Energy Policy and Innovation, U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

    Vermont Weather Analytics Center: Making Renewables Reliable
    Kerrick Johnson,
    Vice President – Strategy and Communication, Vermont Electric Power Company

    David Batz, Senior Director, Edison Electric Institute

    Renewable Resource Integration
    Charlie Smith, IEEE Fellow, Executive Director of the Utility Variable-Generation Integration Group (UVIG)

  • Early Registration by July 6, 2017
    $2075 EEI Member/Associate/International Affiliate
    $2465 Non-Member/Non-Associate
    $1225 Federal or State Government Employee

    On or after July 7, 2017
    $2255 EEI Member/Associate/International Affiliate
    $2575 Non-Member/Non-Associate
    $1345 Federal or State Government Employee

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    The Pyle Center
    702 Langdon Street and Lake Street
    Madison, WI
  • The Madison Concourse Hotel
    1 West Dayton Street
    Madison, WI  53703
    Phone:  608-257-6000

    Rates Starting at:  $136/night
    Cutoff Date:  July 10, 20167

    Group Code: 559010

  • Randy Graham
    Phone:  202-508-5594

    Judy Mastin
    Phone:  202-508-5402