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Presentation October 18, 2017

Rate Design for DERs and Beneficial Electrification

By Ken Colburn, Jessica Shipley

At an Energy Foundation Renewable Energy Advocates conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, Ken Colburn and Jessica Shipley explored rate design approaches that support increased integration of distributed energy resources and beneficial electrification....

Demand Response, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy, Pricing and Rate Design Download View Summary
Presentation October 11, 2017

Electrification in Context

By Ken Colburn

​Ken Colburn discussed regulatory approaches to support electrification of transportation at the CLEAResult Energy Forum in Austin, Texas....

Business Models, Demand Response, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy, Pricing and Rate Design Download View Summary
Presentation October 5, 2017

Beneficial Electrification

By Ken Colburn

Business Models, Demand Response, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy, Pricing and Rate Design

Business Models, Demand Response, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy, Pricing and Rate Design Download View Summary
Presentation September 13, 2017

Grid Modernization: What’s in it for Ordinary Consumers?

By Ken Colburn

Ken Colburn provided an overview of grid modernization at the state level at a regional forum organized by The Nature Conservancy at the Senate Dirksen Office Building in Washington, D.C....

Distribution Resource Planning, Pricing and Rate Design, Role of Regulatory Institutions Download View Summary
Presentation August 10, 2017

Beneficial Electrification

By Ken Colburn

Ken Colburn provided insight into the concept of "beneficial electrification" at meeting of the Minnesota Rural Electric Association in St. Cloud, Minnesota....

Business Models, Demand Response, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy, Pricing and Rate Design Download View Summary
Presentation May 16, 2017

Opportunity Knocks… for “Beneficial” Electrification

By Ken Colburn, Jim Lazar

Electrification of vehicles, appliances, and machines that are currently powered by fossil fuels offers environmental gains, new new business opportunities for power providers, may ease management of the electricity grid, and can save utilities and consumers money. No wonder the term “electrification” appears to be the buzzword of the day. But not all elect...

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Greenhouse Gas Management, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy, Integrating Renewable Energy Download View Summary
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Webinar (video)

Opportunity Knocks… for “Beneficial” Electrification (Webinar)

Most credible analyses indicate that electrifying vehicles, appliances, and machines that are currently powered by fossil fuels will be critical to decarbonizing the economy enough to reduce global climate threats. Electrification also offers other big benefits beyond environmental gains. It can provide new business opportunities for power providers, may ease management of the electricity grid,...

Presentation April 27, 2017

Retooling Regulation: Integrating Environmental and Energy Planning through a Multi-Pollutant “E-Merge” Approach

By Christopher James, Ken Colburn

In a RAP webinar held on April 27th, 2017, we address the question of whether energy and environmental regulators can work together, in a more integrated and streamlined fashion, to achieve state energy and air quality goals. We think they can. Ken Colburn and Christopher James detail how energy and air quality planning can be retooled—in a process RAP has du...

Air Quality and Multi-Pollutant Strategies, Integrated Energy and Environmental Policy Download View Summary
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Webinar (video)

E-Merge: Retooling Regulation for Clean Air and Clean Energy (Webinar)

Technology, consumer choices, and evolving markets are driving the U.S. power sector rapidly toward cleaner energy. Yet energy and air quality regulations are failing to keep pace with change. The result is inefficient “stovepiping” of responsibilities, as states struggle to meet numerous statutory requirements. The considerable impact of the energy sector on the environment, and...