Are you a new electric finance employee or an experienced team member in need of more FERC and RUS accounting knowledge?

For new or experienced electric co-op and utility employees, it isn't always easy to get introductory FERC and RUS training. But you know that expanding your FERC and RUS accounting knowledge will benefit your organization and build your career skills.

FERC 101 is two classes to introduce the FERC Chart of Accounts and FERC Electric Project Accounting. We walk you through how the FERC Chart of Accounts is used for electric cooperative and utility operations, capital projects, and financial reporting. A perfect class for new employees or a refresher for experienced team members.

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Why should you take this course series?

  • You'll learn FERC and RUS accounting for operations and construction

    The courses introduce you to the FERC Chart of Accounts and using FERC for construction accounting. We keep the pace moving and by the time you're done you'll be an "expert" in using the FERC Chart of Accounts and can "speak electric" with any of your team members.

  • You can take the courses at your own pace

    The series gives a complete picture of the topic. You can binge watch all of the courses or take your time on each of the lessons.

  • We provide high-quality and in-depth content

    The course materials provide best practices and industry insights from our years of experience in the electric business.

Frequently Asked Questions
All video lessons and course downloads are included in the bundle. You have lifetime access to the bundle and future course updates.
The bundle information is taken from industry best-practices and the experience of the instructor in working with power and utilities organizations across the US and Canada.
We look forward to providing you with more information. Just email russ.hissom@utilityeducation.com. Thanks!
This course adds to your power and utilities knowledge, making your career skills deeper, and giving you greater tools to provide value to your organization.
The course is eligible for CPE for number of CPE hours shown in the course description. You'll receive a course completion certificate that also shows the number of CPE hours when you complete 100% of the course and take the course quizzes. CPE hours are computed based on a 50 minute presentation hour. All of our online courses are modeled on the guidelines of the AICPA and NASBA Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs. Courses are not NASBA certified, but many states do not require NASBA certification for all courses claimed for CPE. Final approval of a course for CPE credits is based on the requirements of each states’ regulatory body. We would recommend checking the state website for your license for specific requirements.

I'm passionate about the power and utilities business and my goal is to help you and your organization!

I'm Russ and I am passionate about the electric, water, wastewater, gas, and broadband business! My goal is to share what I've learned in serving electric co-ops and utilities of all sizes with accounting, finance, and business process services.

I would love to help you learn more and help you and your organization! Check out the offerings for courses and consulting services. You'll get tidbits you can use immediately in your work!

Worked with co-ops and utilities across the US and Canada
Presenter and educator for American Public Power (APPA), American Waterworks Association (AWWA), Edison Electric Institute (EEI), American Gas Association (AGA), and state industry organizations
Experience includes rate studies, FERC accounting implementation, business process reviews, and expert witness testimony before FERC, state commissions, and in arbitration proceedings

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All courses and resources are built on power and utilities industry best practices and provide practical solutions you can implement in your unique organization

All-Access Membership - Monthly

  • Unlimited access to over 20 online/on-demand courses, 30 hours of content, and spreadsheet resources

  • Download copies of all course content

  • For every course completed you will receive a Certificate of Completion with CPE credits

  • Access to the Power and Utilities Community page to ask questions, get answers, and share ideas

  • Binge courses OR spread them out to meet your schedule

  • New courses are added each month

  • Cancel anytime and have access through the end of your membership period

  • Classes are available on-demand from your desktop, tablet, or phone

$27 per month

All-Access Membership - Annual

  • Unlimited access to over 20 online/on-demand courses, 30 hours of content, and spreadsheet resources

  • Download copies of all course content

  • For every course completed you will receive a Certificate of Completion with CPE credits

  • Access to the Power and Utilities Community page to ask questions, get answers, and share ideas

  • Binge courses OR spread them out to meet your schedule

  • New courses are added each month

  • Cancel anytime and have access through the end of your membership period

  • Classes are available on-demand from your desktop, tablet, or phone

$257 per year

Premium Membership - Quarterly

  • Includes everything in All-Access Membership plus:

  • Monthly live one hour one-on-one session with you for discussions of your questions on co-op and utility FERC and NARUC accounting, cost-of-service, rates, finance, best-practices in construction accounting, and any other topics you’d like to discuss!

  • Include your team members for a wider discussion of the issues!

  • Download three eBooks on FERC construction accounting and ASC 980/GASB 62 regulatory accounting

  • Previews of new courses and your input into course development and future courses

$247 every 3 months

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