CPI - March 2024 IDSP Resilience Training

Wednesday, March 20 (8:30am) - Thursday, March 21, 2024 (5pm US/Central)
Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville at Vanderbilt
1811 Broadway [map]
Nashville, TN 37203

Online registration is not available at this time.

Registration for this meeting has closed. Please email Jessica Diaz if you are interested in attending and would like to be added to a waitlist.

The National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO), National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory invite State Energy Offices, public utility commissions, and utility consumer advocates to participate in one of three regional trainings on distribution system planning and resilience planning in fall 2023 and winter 2024.

Day 1 - Integrated Distribution System Planning
• Understanding planning objectives, roles and responsibilities, and process
• Developing load forecasting — including electrification and extreme weather impacts
• Planning for distributed energy resources
• Identifying grid needs and evaluating investment options
• Reviewing utility distribution plan filings
• Recovering and allocating costs

Day 2 - Resilience Planning
• Introduction to resilience for electricity systems
• Examining example resilience plans and templates
• Engaging stakeholders and addressing equity
• Identifying threats, predicting vulnerabilities, and assessing risks
• Developing mitigation and rapid restoration strategies
• Reviewing strategies for valuing and prioritizing investments
• Identifying criteria for evaluating resilience projects

Limited travel stipends are available upon request. If you require travel assistance, please choose this option when registering and reach out to your host organization before making travel arrangements:
• NASEO - Catherine Reed ( or Blake Kinney (
• NARUC and NASUCA – Jessica Diaz (

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity, Building Technologies Office, and Grid Deployment Office are supporting the training.

General Hotel Information:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville at Vanderbilt
1811 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203

We have negotiated a room block at GSA per diem rates at the Embassy Suites Nashville at Vanderbilt. Use this room block link to take advantage of these rates:

Reservations can also be made by calling our toll-free number 1-800-HILTONS and providing your Reservations Group Code– 920.

Please reach out to Jessica Diaz: if you have any questions.

For more information please contact:

Jessica Diaz
Events Specialist, Center for Partnerships & Innovation
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
Phone: (202) 898-2200
Fax: (202) 898-2213