UW Madison College of Engineering campus

2020 PROGRAMS (online only)

Sept/Oct: Energy Utility Basics
10/21: Water Affordability

WPUI board chair Jordan Hemaidan
WPUI board chair Jordan Hemaidan

member supported.

member driven.

since 1982.

Lori Sakk WPUI director
Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes
WI Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes speaking at WPUI’s Electric Vehicle Roadmap program.
Pyle Center tiered classroom

who are we?

wpui’s mission is to advance understanding and discussion
of relevant industry topics and emerging trends in the electric, natural gas, and water industries.
Through engaging programming, wpui provides access to experts and to current research,
creating opportunities for discussion and debate in non-partisan program formats.

Regional Transmission Organization Fundamentals: Background, Purpose, Future 2020

A new course designed to provide a comprehensive overview of RTOs in North America.

WPUI’s 2019 Activities Report

highlights our activities and accomplishments in 2019 and provides a snapshot of 2020 programs-in-planning.

upcoming 2020 programs


Energy Utility Basics 2020 – Multi-day web conference

October 21

Water Affordability – Web conference

completed 2020 programs

February 21

Members-Only Webex: Economic Overview Regarding the Energy Industry

March 4

Public Utilities Law Update 2020

March 25

Natural Gas – Web conference


Regional Transmission Organization Fundamentals 2020: Background, Purpose, Future – Web conference series

September 8

Emerging Technologies – Web conference

Energy Utility Basics flyer 2020

energy utility basics 2020

Since 1983, WPUI has proudly offered this comprehensive week-long course which provides an overview of the history of the electric and natural gas industries, insights into regulatory decision-making, analysis of the current issues facing the energy industry, and more.

This course is perfect for energy professionals, those new to the industry as well as those assuming new responsibilities, who want a better grasp of how all the technological, financial, and administrative pieces of the energy puzzle fit together. Registration is open to the public.