IPU-MSU 2015: Celebrating 50 years of service to the regulatory policy community


The Institute of Public Utilities supports informed, effective, and efficient regulation of the electricity, natural gas, telecommunications, and water industries.

We fulfill our mission by providing to the regulatory policy community integrative and interdisciplinary educational programs and applied research on the institutions, theory, and practice of modern utility regulation.
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Institute of Public Utilities
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Owen Graduate Hall
735 E. Shaw Lane, Room W157
East Lansing, MI 48825-1109
517.355.1876 ▪ 517.355.1854 fax
ipu.msu.edu ▪ ipu@msu.edu


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    Utilities Policy is the peer-reviewed journal for researchers, utility company professionals, financial analysts, and industry consultants. It publishes original research papers, review papers, viewpoints, as well as book reviews, about the entire range of utilities including coal, electricity, gas, oil, telecommunications, urban transport, water, waste, and renewable forms of energy.
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    Western NARUC Utility Rate School

    Hands-on training course on the basics of the public utility ratemaking process sponsored by the NARUC Committee on Water
    May 11-15, 2015 | Coronado Island Marriott | San Diego, CA | 40 CCRE credits
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    MI Energy Providers Conference

    Presented by the Michigan Electric and Gas Association (MEGA).
    July 29-31, 2015 | Grand Hotel | Mackinac Island, MI
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    IPU Annual Regulatory Studies Program: “Camp NARUC

    Essential training in the theory and practice of regulation designed specifically and exclusively to meet the needs of public-sector and nonprofit professionals
    The Fundamentals Course | August 10-14, 2015 | 40 CCRE credits
    The Intermediate Course | August 17-21, 2015 | 40 CCRE credits
    Kellogg Center | East Lansing, MI

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    Introduction to Regulation and Ratemaking

    Special introductory workshop on the theory, principles, and concepts of public utility regulation.
    October 4, 2015 | Kellogg Center | East Lansing, MI | 6 CCRE credits
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    IPU Advanced Regulatory Studies Program:
    Ratemaking, Accounting, Finance, and Economics

    Intensive, interactive, and technical workshops for experienced professionals in the regulatory policy community
    October 5-9, 2015 | Kellogg Center | East Lansing, MI | 36 CCRE credits
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    Eastern NARUC Utility Rate School

    Hands-on training course on the basics of the utility ratemaking process sponsored by the NARUC Committee on Water.
    October 19-23, 2015 | Marriott Suites Sand Key | Clearwater Beach, FL | 40 CCRE credits
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    IPU Michigan Forum on Economic Regulatory Policy

    One-day program for policymakers and stakeholders focusing on Michigan regulatory issues within the changing national context.
    February 26, 2016 | Kellogg Center | East Lansing, MI | 8 CCRE credits
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    IPU Grid School

    Engineering, economics, regulation, and transformation of the supply chain for power.
    TBA | TBA | 30 CCRE credits
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    Introduction to Regulation and Ratemaking

    Special introductory workshop on the theory, principles, and concepts of public utility regulation.
    TBA | TBA | 4 CCRE credits
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