IPU Demand Forecasting School



    Who Should Attend?

  • Members of the federal and state regulatory policy community
  • Regulatory Agency Staff
  • Public utility consumer and environmental advocates
  • Utility company personnel, analysts, and consultants
  • Others interested in learning about forecasting from qualified experts

IPU’S DEMAND FORECASTING SCHOOL takes place in Charleston, S.C. (simultaneously with IPU's Grid School). Forecasting plays a critical role in planning and ratemaking for public utlities and has become particularly challenging. This intensive and interactive course is open to the public and private sectors and is designed to build and expand forecasting skills that can be put to pratical use in the context of this difficult and dynamic environment. This program is designed to be responsive to policy mandates and infrastructure investments associated with the Energy Independence and Security Act and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

The program is designed for members of the federal and state regulatory policy community, including regulatory agency staff, consumer advocates, utility personnel (public and private), analysts, consultants, and others interested in learning about forecasting from qualified experts.



Grid School draws from knowledgeable academics and technical experts and includes:


The Institute of Public Utilities is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37210-2417. Website: www.nasba.org. CLE credits are also available. IPU-MSU will apply for accreditation or registration of the program. Application does not guarantee approval.


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