meetings

NARUC-Endorsed Meetings

Building Energy Efficiency: Technology, Policy & Finance (XEIET203) 

Dates: Ongoing

Location:
Online, offered through the Stanford Center for Professional Development at Stanford University. Access is given for 60 days upon enrollment.

Description:
Building energy efficiency (BEE) is critical to developing affordable, reliable, and low-carbon energy systems. However, understanding the basics of BEE can be challenging, given its deeply intertwined technology, policy, and finance dimensions. In this online course, through lecture and expert discussions, explore the fundamentals and complexities of BEE, from the perspectives of technology, policy and finance. Beyond the fundamentals, the course delves deeply into the challenges and new frontiers of BEE expansion. Course is about 6.5 hours of taped content, with exercises, glossary, and slides included.

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Contact: Anita Wood, Program Manager, SCPD, anitawood@stanford.edu  


Regional Transmission Organization Fundamentals

April 27 – May 15, 2020

Location: Online

Description: WPUI has transformed this in-person event into a multi-day web conference featuring five unique 1/2 day sessions to provide a comprehensive overview of regional transmission organizations in North America. Attendees will develop a solid understanding of: • how and why RTOs were created • what their many functions are today • how transmission planning is conducted • how resource adequacy is managed • how the system maintains operational reliability • how financial markets operate The course will end with a discussion of current issues facing RTOs today and tomorrow.

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Contact: Lori Sakk, sakk@wisc.edu


2020 National Conference of Regulatory Attorneys

April 27-29, 2020

The NCRA conference has been cancelled.  For those of you that have already paid, the NCRA will make full refunds as soon as practicable.

 

If you have already submitted your payment for registration, a representative will be contacting you about reimbursement. Please note, the Treasurer of the NCRA, Nick Walstra, and his support team, are under restriction to work from home.  Therefore, if you have further questions about registration reimbursements, please contact Nicholas.Walstra@puco.ohio.gov (614-466-0659) and Mary.Fischer@puco.ohio.gov (614-466-7702).  Email is preferred, as response to phone messages may be delayed


"The Basics" Practical Regulatory Training for the Electric Industry

This event has been cancelled. Please plan to attend the October 12 - 16 course.

May 18 - May 22, 2020

Location:
Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown
Albuquerque, NM

Description:

This course specifically designed to capture the nuances of the electric industry. The course includes the following topics:

  • Industry Technology
  • Industry Structure and Regulation
  • Revenue Requirements
  • Total and Class-Specific Load Characteristics
  • Class Cost-of-Service
  • Energy Efficiency Mandates, Renewable Energy, Distributed Generation (DG), & Net Metering
  • Avoided Costs
  • Rate Design
  • Process & Procedures of a Rate Case

This course will give attendees practical analytical skills needed to understand the topics covered as well as an integrated framework showing how they fit together. Through a combination of lectures, discussion, and integrated problems, this courses provides the analytical skills necessary to be more productive in the changing utility environment.

Attendees with less than one year's experience in the regulatory arena and anyone wishing to obtain a basic understanding of the principles involved should attend one of the courses. 

This course will also be offered at the same location May 21 - May 25, 2018. 

Contact: Cindy Blume, cblume@nmsu.edu

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"The Basics" Practical Regulatory Training for the Natural Gas Local Distribution (“LDC”) Industry -

This event has been cancelled. Please plan to attend the October 12 - 16 course.

May 18 - May 22, 2020

Location: Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Albuquerque, NM

Description:

This course specifically designed to capture the nuances of the natural gas local distribution (LDC) industry. The course includes the following topics:

  • Overview of the Natural Gas Industry
  • Industry Structure and Regulation
  • ederal and State Jurisdictions
  • Revenue Requirements
  • Class Cost-of-Service
  • Rate Design
  • Gas Procurement and Gas Cost Recovery
  • Gas Cost Hedging
  • Key Issues Facing Utilities and State Commissions
  • Process & Procedures of a Rate Case

This course will give attendees practical analytical skills needed to understand the topics covered as well as an integrated framework showing how they fit together. Through a combination of lectures, discussion, and integrated problems, this courses provides the analytical skills necessary to be more productive in the changing utility environment.

Attendees with less than one year's experience in the regulatory arena and anyone wishing to obtain a basic understanding of the principles involved should attend one of the courses. 

This course will also be offered at the same location May 21 - May 25, 2018. 

Contact: Cindy Blume, cblume@nmsu.edu

More Information

http://cpu.nmsu.edu


48th PURC/World Bank International Training Program on Utility Regulation and Strategy

June 8-19, 2020

Location: University of Florida - Warrington College of Business, Gainesville, Florida

Description: The international training program is an intensive, two-week course specifically tailored to the professional requirements of utility regulators and regulatory staff. The course is designed to enhance the economic, technical, and policy skills required for implementing policies and managing sustainable regulatory systems for infrastructure sectors. Additional details are available online. Contact: Jinah Song, Coordinator of Research Programs and Events, Jessica.song@warrington.ufl.edu


Practicing Leadership in a Political Environment – A One-Day Intensive Training for Leaders in Utility Policy

June 20, 2020

Location: University of Florida - Warrington College of Business, Gainesville, Florida

Description: Many people are called upon to provide leadership. Some succeed. Many fail… In this workshop you will examine the activities, behaviors, mindsets and skills of a successful leader. Upon completion of the workshop, you will develop and take home a personal implementation guide and action plan for addressing your most pressing challenges. Additional details are available online. Contact: Araceli Castaneda, Director of Leadership Studies, Araceli.castaneda@warrington.ufl.edu


Current Issues 2020 

Dates: September 27-30, 2020

Location:
Eldorado Hotel
Santa Fe, NM

Description:
Through a series of panel discussions, commissioners and industry leaders discuss issues facing the utility and telecommunication industries. The conference is very conducive to audience participation. Registrations is limited.

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Contact: Jeanette Walter, (575) 649-4812, jeawalte@nmsu.edu  


2020 WPUI Energy Basics Program

September 26 - October 9, 2020

Location: University of Wisconsin: Pyle Center Madison, WI

Description:
Energy Utility Basics is an intensive course on the fundamental concepts critical to being conversant in today’s energy industry. Over the course of the week, participants will receive an overview of the history of the electric and natural gas industries, insights into regulatory decision-making, and analysis of the current issues facing the energy industry. Attendees will obtain practical knowledge of the operations and technology of both industries.

Meant primarily for those new to the industry, this course is useful for any industry-associated staff seeking to better understand how the technological, financial and administrative pieces of the energy puzzle fit together.

Contact: Lori Sakk, (608) 890-1815, sakk@wisc.edu

More Information coming soon at https://wpui.wisc.edu/  


"The Basics" Practical Regulatory Training for the Electric Industry

October 12 - October 16, 2020

Location: Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Albuquerque, NM

Description:

This course specifically designed to capture the nuances of the electric industry. The course includes the following topics:

  • Industry Technology
  • Industry Structure and Regulation
  • Revenue Requirements
  • Total and Class-Specific Load Characteristics
  • Class Cost-of-Service
  • Energy Efficiency Mandates, Renewable Energy, Distributed Generation (DG), & Net Metering
  • Avoided Costs
  • Rate Design
  • Process & Procedures of a Rate Case

This course will give attendees practical analytical skills needed to understand the topics covered as well as an integrated framework showing how they fit together. Through a combination of lectures, discussion, and integrated problems, this courses provides the analytical skills necessary to be more productive in the changing utility environment.

Attendees with less than one year's experience in the regulatory arena and anyone wishing to obtain a basic understanding of the principles involved should attend one of the courses. 

This course will also be offered at the same location May 21 - May 25, 2018. 

Contact: Cindy Blume, cblume@nmsu.edu

More Information


"The Basics" Practical Regulatory Training for the Natural Gas Local Distribution (“LDC”) Industry

October 12 - October 16, 2020

Location Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Albuquerque, NM

Description:

This course specifically designed to capture the nuances of the natural gas local distribution (LDC) industry. The course includes the following topics:

  • Overview of the Natural Gas Industry
  • Industry Structure and Regulation
  • Federal and State Jurisdictions
  • Revenue Requirements
  • Class Cost-of-Service
  • Rate Design
  • Gas Procurement and Gas Cost Recovery
  • Gas Cost Hedging
  • Key Issues Facing Utilities and State Commissions
  • Process & Procedures of a Rate Case

This course will give attendees practical analytical skills needed to understand the topics covered as well as an integrated framework showing how they fit together. Through a combination of lectures, discussion, and integrated problems, this courses provides the analytical skills necessary to be more productive in the changing utility environment.

Attendees with less than one year's experience in the regulatory arena and anyone wishing to obtain a basic understanding of the principles involved should attend one of the courses. 

This course will also be offered at the same location May 21 - May 25, 2018. 

Contact: Cindy Blume, cblume@nmsu.edu

More Information

http://cpu.nmsu.edu


49th PURC/World Bank International Training Program on Utility Regulation and Strategy

January 11-22, 2021

Location: University of Florida - Warrington College of Business, Gainesville, Florida

Description: The international training program is an intensive, two-week course specifically tailored to the professional requirements of utility regulators and regulatory staff. The course is designed to enhance the economic, technical, and policy skills required for implementing policies and managing sustainable regulatory systems for infrastructure sectors. Additional details are available online. Contact: Jinah Song, Coordinator of Research Programs and Events, Jessica.song@warrington.ufl.edu


Practicing Leadership in a Political Environment – A One-Day Intensive Training for Leaders in Utility Policy

January 23, 2021

Location: University of Florida - Warrington College of Business, Gainesville, Florida

Description: Many people are called upon to provide leadership. Some succeed. Many fail… In this workshop you will examine the activities, behaviors, mindsets and skills of a successful leader. Upon completion of the workshop, you will develop and take home a personal implementation guide and action plan for addressing your most pressing challenges. Additional details are available online. Contact: Araceli Castaneda, Director of Leadership Studies, Araceli.castaneda@warrington.ufl.edu


50th PURC/World Bank International Training Program on Utility Regulation and Strategy

June 14-25, 2021

Location: University of Florida - Warrington College of Business, Gainesville, Florida

Description: The international training program is an intensive, two-week course specifically tailored to the professional requirements of utility regulators and regulatory staff. The course is designed to enhance the economic, technical, and policy skills required for implementing policies and managing sustainable regulatory systems for infrastructure sectors. Additional details are available online. Contact: Jinah Song, Coordinator of Research Programs and Events, Jessica.song@warrington.ufl.edu


Practicing Leadership in a Political Environment – A One-Day Intensive Training for Leaders in Utility Policy

June 26, 2021

Location: University of Florida - Warrington College of Business, Gainesville, Florida

Description: Many people are called upon to provide leadership. Some succeed. Many fail… In this workshop you will examine the activities, behaviors, mindsets and skills of a successful leader. Upon completion of the workshop, you will develop and take home a personal implementation guide and action plan for addressing your most pressing challenges. Additional details are available online. Contact: Araceli Castaneda, Director of Leadership Studies, Araceli.castaneda@warrington.ufl.edu