2011 CPU Courses/Conferences

The Basics

Practical regulatory training for the electric or natural gas local distribution (LDC) industries

Pipeline Course

The basics of natural gas pipeline ratemaking.

Current Issues

Industry leaders and commissioners discuss issues facing the electric, natural gas, water, and telecommunications industries.
Spring. Current Issues: March 13-16, 2011
Note: Papers are posted on this webpage when written permission has been received from the presenter.

Current Issues Presenters

NameTitleCommission/CompanyOnline Presentation
Bailey, JackSenior Vice President, Nuclear Generation DevelopmentTennessee Valley AuthorityFukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Event Summary and FPL/DAEC Actions
Binz, RonChairmanColorado Public Utilities CommissionWhat Not to Wear (As Regulatory Policy)
Bowers, StevePresidentMoultrie Independent Telephone CompanyA Small Company's Perspective
Doerr, Heike Senior Research AssociateRobert W. BairdDo Not Pass Go - Building a Regulated Monopoly in a Recession
Foran, Paul Vice PresidentAmerican Water Works, Inc.; former Commissioner, Illinois Commerce CommissionRegulatory Policy Reform
Gale, Brent Senior Vice President, Legislation, Regulation & StrategyMidAmerican Energy Holdings CompanyTest Period Quiz
Kind, Peter Senior Managing DirectorMacquarie CapitalExpected Boom in Capital Spending – What Investors Expect From Regulation
Lynch, WalterPresident and Chief Operating Officer, Regulated OperationsAmerican WaterNatural Gas and Power Generation: The Solution is at Hand
Miller, W. Thaddeus Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and SecretaryCalpine CorporationIssues Facing the Water Industry