Other Industry Resources

For more information about the energy industry, please consult the following resources:

Edison Electric Institute (EEI) -- the trade association for U.S. investor-owned electric utility companies

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) -- a non-profit energy research consortium for the benefit of utility members, their customers, and society

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) -- a federal agency that regulates and oversees energy industries in the economic and environmental interest of the American public

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) -- a Cabinet-level federal agency entrusted with advancing national, economic, and energy security of the United States

Energy Information Administration (EIA) -- the statistical arm of the U.S. Department of Energy, featuring comprehensive information about the nation's energy habits

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) -- a federal agency responsible for protecting human health and the environment

North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) -- ensures that the bulk electric system in North America is reliable, adequate, and secure

PJM Interconnection -- a regional transmission organization serving the Mid-Atlantic region

Southwest Power Pool (SPP) -- a regional transmission organization serving all or portions of nine central Southern U.S. states

Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) -- administers the state's power grid

American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) -- promotes wind energy as a clean source of electricity for consumers around the world.

GridWise Alliance -- a consortium of public and private stakeholders with a shared vision of an electric system that integrates infrastructure, processes, devices, information and market structure so that energy can be generated, distributed, and consumed more efficiently and cost effectively.

National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) --an association of agencies that regulate the activities of telecommunications, energy, and water utilities across the U.S.