Transmission: Why and How Did We Get Here… and Where is Regulation Going?
July 19, 2012
Room 2180, Mechanical Engineering
This roundtable discussion will focus on several key questions related to transmission planning in Wisconsin and the Midwest region, including:Registration is limited to 25 participants to encourage discussion. While each session has a featured presenter, we welcome and encourage questions and comments from all attendees.
8:30 – 9:00
How did we get to today? – A history of transmission in Wisconsin and the region (pre-WWII to today)
9:00 – 9:30
State influences and roles in planning/regulation of transmission
9:45 – 10:30
The status of Smart Grid in Wisconsin
10:30 – 11:30
Challenges to transmission expansion – The public’s role
12:00 – 1:30
Briefing on FERC Orders 890 and 1000 regarding transmission planning – History and regional trends