REGIONAL TRANSMISSION ORGANIZATION FUNDAMENTALS 2022: Background, Purpose, Future

April 18-20, 2022
Hybrid Program

 


COURSE SYNOPSIS

This annual course provides 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.

AGENDA

1.6 CEUs available for In-Person Attendance and for the Full Series Online.
See Individual Days below for each Day’s CEUs.

All times are Central.
Will include both in-person and remote speakers and panelists.


Day 1, Monday 04.18.2022 – 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
0.6 CEUs available

Background, History, Overview
RTO Functions
Coordination among RTOs
Stakeholders
Regulatory Oversight
Jurisdictional Overlap
Transmission Planning

Evening Welcome Reception


Day 2, Tuesday 04.19.2022 – 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
0.6 CEUs available

Markets
Role of the Market Monitor
Resource Adequacy


Day 3, Wednesday 04.20.2022 – 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
0.4 CEUs available

Current Issues Panel
Looking Forward Panel
Wrap-up

national association of regulatory utility commissioners white and blue logo

regional transmission organization map courtesy FERC

COMPLETED 2022 PROGRAMS

March 2 
Public Utilities Law Update 2022 – Hybrid Program
March 9
Energy Storage – Online-only Program
September 13
Impact of Climate Change on Reliability – Online-only Program
October 3-7
Energy Utility Basics
– Hybrid Program
October 26
Water – Impact of Public Confidence on Infrastructure – Online-only Program

WPUI REGISTRATION, CANCELLATION, and REFUND POLICY
for the April 2022 Regional Transmission Organization Fundamentals Program

Cancellations made before COB 04.01.2022 will be refunded all but a $25 service fee.
No refunds will be given once the web conference credentials and/or program materials have been emailed to registrants.