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Western Energy Institute (WEI) is a regional association serving the electric and gas industries, both public and private, throughout the Western United States and Canada. Based in Portland, Oregon, WEI was formed in October 2000 from two longstanding industry associations - the Western Electric Power Institute (WEPI) founded in 1908, and the Pacific Coast Gas Association (PCGA) founded in 1893.

WEI’s membership is comprised of 70 energy companies, including gas pipeline, electric and gas distribution, electric generation, power marketers and over 175 industry service providers. WEI offers a member-driven, open learning environment to develop effective leaders and ensure well-trained employees. Each year WEI sponsors educational and networking programs benefiting over 1,950 employees. For 2012-2013, WEI had more than 660 volunteers focused on helping member companies thrive in increasingly competitive energy markets. More...
 

          
         
     

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Fleet Management
August 20-21
Sherwood, OR
 

Northwest Electric Meter School
August 25-29
Seattle, WA
 

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Kelowna, BC
 
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