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Transmission And Wholesale Markets Virtual School
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - Thursday, August 20, 2020
Edison Electric Institute
701 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20004-2696 UNITED STATES
  • Registration is now closed for the 2020 Virtual Transmission & Wholesale Markets School.  

    If you would like to be added to the 2021 TWMS waiting list, please send an email to

  • Please join us on August 19 and 20 for an abbreviated version of the Transmission Wholesale and Markets School sponsored by EEI in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin.  For two intensive afternoons, you will receive instruction from academic experts from the University of Wisconsin and industry experts who will discuss the current thinking on transmission planning and economics, wholesale energy market design, emerging energy issues, and more.  Attendees will develop a deeper understanding of the history and development of the transmission system and energy markets, as well as the potential impacts of the evolving energy mix and changing public policy goals going forward.  Additionally, a certificate of completion will be provided, and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available. 

    While normally held over five full days on the University of Wisconsin campus, due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, an abbreviated version of the program will be held virtually this year from 1:30 pm – 5 pm EDT on August 19 & 20.  We hope to return to our usual format next year. Please note that while this will be a virtual meeting, the number of registration slots will remain limited in order to foster more effective conversation and interaction.

  • Whether you are new to the electric power 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, state & federal governmental and regulatory affairs representatives, state public service commissioners and staff, economists, operations managers, compliance specialists and state & federal governmental agency staff.

    Our world-class speakers offer timely insight valuable to any participant, regardless of employer or occupation: over 90% of student survey respondents in 2019 agreed that the material met or exceeded their expectations, and that they would recommend TWMS to a friend or colleague.

  • School Location:

    The 2020 Transmission and Wholesale Markets School will be held exclusively online.  Login details will be sent to registered attendees ahead of the event. 

    Registration Details:

    Fees: There is no registration fee for the School this year, but spots are limited. You can register online at: 

    Registration Assistance: For registration assistance or a faxable registration form, contact Judy Mastin (  

    Cancellations: If you determine that you are unable to attend after registering, please inform us as soon as possible so that your seat may be given to someone else.

    Questions? For more information, please contact: Leet Wood at 202-508-5609 or

  • About Edison Electric Institute:

    The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Our members provide electricity for more than 220 million Americans, and operate in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. As a whole, the electric power industry supports more than 7 million jobs in communities across the United States. In addition to our U.S. members, EEI has more than 60 international electric companies with operations in more than 90 countries, as International Members, and hundreds of industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members. Organized in 1933, EEI provides public policy leadership, strategic business intelligence, and essential conferences and forums.

  • About University of Wisconsin-Madison

    With 900 acres sprawling along the shore of Lake Mendota, the University of Wisconsin-Madison is home to 40,000 students. The University is one of the most comprehensive and highly ranked in the nation, offering 4,000 courses in 130 departments. The program in electric power systems is internationally recognized and attracts graduate students from around the world. The Department of Engineering Professional Development offers continuing engineering education seminars and short courses to 15,000 annual attendees, including an array of distance learning opportunities featuring a new Master of Engineering in Professional Practice degree.