We're Member-Driven


Our membership is composed of 80 energy companies, including gas pipeline, electric and gas distribution, electric generation, power marketers and more than 230 industry service providers.

Successful With You

Our average program evaluation score is 9.0 out of 10! Since 2013, we've been named one of Oregon Business' 100 best nonprofits to work for.

Did You Know?

Over 750 amazing volunteers and industry experts designed programs last year. We offer five executive leadership summits, 16 executive forums, 15 industry forums and six skills development programs.

Our Mission

Support At All Levels

Learn About Us

Western Energy Institute is a trade association serving the electric and natural gas industries.

Western Energy Institute (WEI) facilitates meaningful, long-term relationships by directly connecting utility professionals with their exact counterparts in the electric and natural gas industry. Members are freed from their utility silos and given the chance to build an invaluable support network of like-minded counterparts capable of troubleshooting, collaborating and discussing issues central to their specific position.