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Staff   Janice BEECHER  Professor and Director Institute of Public Utilities, Michigan State University Ph.D., Political Science, Northwestern University beecher@msu.edu |     Erin WEST   Operations Manager Institute of Public Utilities B.S. Michigan State University     Megan KOLIOUPOULOS   Graduate Research Assistant Institute of Public Utilities B.S. Michigan State University     Senior Fellows   Kenneth ROSE Senior Fellow, Economics Independent Consultant, Michigan State University                          Ph.D., Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago ken@kenrose.us     Steven KIHM Senior Fellow, Finance Principal and Chief Economist, Seventhwave M.B.A., Finance, M.S, Quantitative Analysis, University of Wisconsin at Madison  skihm@seventhwave.org     Joe GILLAN   Senior Fellow, Telecom Consultant, Gillan Associates M.A. Economics, University of Wyoming     Faculty Associates    Joydeep MITRA  Senior Faculty Associate  Professor, Electric Power & Energy Systems, Michigan State University Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University mitraj@msu.edu      Soren ANDERSON Faculty Associate Associate Professor of Economics, Michigan State University Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan sta@msu.edu      Johannes M. BAUER  Senior Faculty Associate  Department of Telecommunication, Information Studies and Media, MSU Ph.D., Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration bauerj@msu.edu      Eric SCORSONE Faculty Associate Director, Extension Center for Local Government Finance & Policy, MSU Ph.D., Colorado State University scorsone@msu.edu      Adam CANDEUB  Faculty Associate  Director, Intellectual Property, Information & Communications, MSU College of...
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Michigan Energy Providers Conference

MICHIGAN ENERGY PROVIDERS CONFERENCE   When:                             July 26-28, 2017 Where:                           Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI Registration:                Online or PDF form (email or fax) Accommodations:      Hotel reservations must be made separately through the Grand Hotel. Discount reservation block limited to availability. Click link for reservations: http://bit.ly/MEPCGH2017.   About the program The Michigan Energy Providers Conference is a forum to educate individuals regarding energy issues, enable partnerships within the industry, and facilitate communication regarding energy policy in Michigan. IPU provides administrative support for the program. If you have a question about program content or accommodations please contact Suzy Westmoreland at MEGA at 517-484-7730 or sjwestmoreland@gomega.org. If you need support with registering or processing payment for the program, please contact IPU at 517-355-1876 or ipu@msu.edu. The MEPC will include: Educational speakers Networking opportunities Social activities for the Family And much, much more 2017 Emerging energy topics ...
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IPU Onsite

Customized Regulatory Seminars, Tutorials, and Strategic Planning. IPUOnsite offers customized regulatory seminars, tutorials, and strategic planning available onsite at your location. We currently offer the following onsite programs... Basics of Utility Regulation and Ratemaking Instructor: Janice Beecher Topics covered: Introduction to economic regulation and ratemaking, Cost knowledge and accounting basics, Introduction to cost allocation and rate design, and Regulatory evolution and adaptation. Click here for more information   Electricity Economics Instructor: Ken Rose Topics covered: Electricity industry structure and regulation, demand-side issues, issues in electricity pricing and smart grid economics and evaluation. Click here for more information   Cost Allocation and Rate Design Instructor: Carl Peterson Topics covered: Cost-allocation methods, cost-allocation issues, cost-allocation exercise, and a rate-design roundtable. Click here for more information   Federal Energy Law Instructor: Harvey Reiter Topics covered: Overview of FERC responsibilities, statutory exemptions from FERC regulation, jurisdictional overlaps and intersections, FERC ratemaking responsibilities, transmission siting and cost-allocation, and FERC enforcement: market manipulation and penalities. Click here for more information   Introduction to the Power Grid Instructor: Joydeep Mitra Topics covered: Grid interconnection, loop flows, balancing authorities, and operation,...
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