Rising to the Financial Challenge

Rising to the Financial Challenge:
How Wisconsin’s Energy Industry Will Thrive

Tong Auditorium, Engineering Centers
University of Wisconsin – Madison
April 21, 2009
8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Members Only Meeting: 2:45-5:00 pm

Featured Speakers:

  • Susan Abbott – Independent Financial Consultant
  • Enrique Bacalao – Alliant Energy
  • Richard Cortright – Standard and Poor’s
  • Peter Kind – Banc of America Securities
  • Kevin Spellman – UW Madison

Has the way we have managed our capital-intensive, investment-hungry industry changed? This seminar looks at our industry’s current financial and business landscape and reflects on how credit crises and recessions have been handled in the past. This session will present insights from various industry participants regarding the status of the business cycle, the financial markets and the federal stimulus package, and considers their implications for policy, regulation and management for our public utilities. Continue reading

EV to Grid

EV to Grid: What’s Coming Down the Road and Implications for Wisconsin
Meeting the Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Challenge
Joint Program with Wisconsin Office of Energy Independence

April 30, 2009
Tong Auditorium, UW-Madison College of Engineering

The major auto makers have stated commitments to bring Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) to market by 2010. This program will discuss the current state of PHEVs, what impacts mass market deployment will have on the electric industry as well as strategies to prepare the industry and Wisconsin for PHEVs

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