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May2622
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Where Do We Go From Here: Visions for a Clean Heat Standard

The term “transition” implies moving away from one thing and toward something else. The energy transition in the United States has challenged utility regulators to ensure that the movement away from fossil-fuel-dominated resources, and the adoption of lower-carbon resources in their place, will not put at risk the economic benefits, security, and reliability associated with...

March3022
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How far can we go with wind and solar?

If the video is not visible, please accept all cookies to enable the player. In this era of urgent and ambitious climate goals, most paths to a decarbonised power system feature high shares of variable renewable energy, primarily wind and solar. To avoid high costs, new tools to capture the benefits of these clean resources...

March2522
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So, How Does This Work Again? The Role of Advisory Services in Fleet Electrification

Suppose you are a fleet manager, in charge of your organization’s efficient transportation of people and goods. By necessity, you must be an expert at planning, budgeting, financing, purchasing, operations, scheduling, and the maintenance of vehicles that use fossil fuels. Now, suppose you have an opportunity to electrify your fleet. How can you effectively assess...

February2422
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Are EU homes ready for full electrification?

If the video is not visible, please accept all cookies to enable the player. To achieve climate and energy goals, decarbonising Europe’s building stock is critical. As part of the ‘renovation wave,’ solar photovoltaic power systems, heat pumps, electricity storage and electric vehicles chargers will become prevalent in our homes. This raises the question whether...

February822
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Putting the Customer First: How States Can Keep Driving the Energy Transition

The urgency and speed of the energy transition presents a variety of opportunities for states. They have a chance to move forward with regulatory reforms that put utility customers at the center of the transition. And they can reimagine traditional approaches to the regulatory process by continuing to make it more transparent, equitable, and proactive....

December221
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Building a Next-Generation Mix of Energy Resources: Practical Perspectives

Earlier this fall, we explored next-generation approaches to competitive utility procurement in a webinar based on recent work by RAP and RMI — laying out recommendations for processes that consider all available resources, are aligned with policy objectives, and result in “least-regrets” outcomes. In a follow-up roundtable session moderated by Lauren Shwisberg of RMI and...

November2221
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Quantifying clean: Electric vehicles and marginal emissions

If the video is not visible, please accept all cookies to enable the player. Net-zero targets are top of mind for all involved in the transition to clean transport and clean energy. Electrifying end uses that were previously powered by fossil fuels, such as transport and heat, always strikes a positive balance for Europe’s decarbonisation...

November1621
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Participating in Power: How to Read and Respond to Integrated Resource Plans

To address climate and equity challenges, utilities will have to transform the way they plan – ensuring that a full range of resources are considered to meet utility customers’ needs. One of the most important opportunities to ensure such outcomes is via integrated resource plans, or IRPs, which regulated utilities submit to their public utility...

September3021
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EU ETS2: Exploring its role in decarbonising transport and buildings

If the video is not visible, please accept all cookies to enable the player. Few aspects of the European Commission’s proposed Fit for 55 legislative package prompted as much debate as creating a separate emissions trading system for the buildings and transport sectors, the new ‘ETS2.’ Given that the Effort Sharing Regulation has thus far...

September921
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Building a Next-Generation Mix of Energy Resources: Procurement Best Practices

Regulators have been thinking for decades about how competition can support an energy resource mix that best aligns with the public interest. Now, the landscape for competitive utility procurement is changing in many ways. Lower-cost renewables, increased electrification, decarbonization targets, and equity and affordability goals all present new opportunities — and challenges — for regulators...