Edison Electric Institute
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.Washington, D.C. 20004-2696
The Edison Electric Institute is the association that represents all U.S. investor-owned electric companies. Its members provide electricity for 220 million Americans, operate in 49 states and the District of Columbia, and directly employ more than 500,000 workers.
With more than $85 billion in annual capital expenditures, the electric power industry is responsible for millions of additional jobs. Reliable, affordable, and sustainable electricity powers the economy and enhances the lives of all Americans.
EEI has 70 international electric companies as Affiliate Members, and 250 industry suppliers and related organizations as Associate Members.
Organized in 1933, EEI provides public policy leadership, strategic business intelligence, and essential conferences and forums.
EEI has sought to defend the "utility business model" against the spread of solar power.
- Halper, Evan (19 April 2014). "Conservative heavyweights have solar industry in their sights". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 20 April 2014.