A Regulator’s Blueprint for 21st Century Gas Utility Planning

Posted by Reports on Dec 13, 2023 3:47:04 PM

Publish Date: December 13, 2023

The energy sector is in the midst of a profound transition as it shifts away from fossil fuels to renewable energy and a decarbonized economy. As such, natural gas utilities are at risk of stagnating customer growth and declining demand per customer due to competition from cost-effective electrification solutions and decarbonization efforts.

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Topics: State Policy, Energy Efficiency

Public Service Company of Colorado ERP Phase II: Assessment of Clean Energy Alternatives to New Natural Gas Peaker Resources

Posted by Reports on Nov 9, 2023 8:00:00 AM

Publish Date: November 8, 2023

This report, commissioned by Advanced Energy United and written by Strategen Consulting, assesses the proposed resource plan set forth by Public Service Company of Colorado (known by customers as Xcel Energy) in Phase II of their 2021 Electric Resource Plan (“ERP”), commonly referred to as the 120-Day Report. 

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Topics: State Policy, Energy Efficiency, Colorado

Consumers Energy Gas Bill Impact Analysis

Posted by Reports on Sep 18, 2023 9:00:00 AM

Publish Date: September 18, 2023

The Consumers Energy Gas Bill Impact Analysis demonstrates that Michigan utility Consumers Energy’s residential customer gas rates will steadily increase over the next several decades – up to 49% over 2021 levels – due to projected utility capital expenditures and energy efficiency and electrification trends.  

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, Michigan

Energy Efficiency Unleashes Savings and Jobs

Posted by Reports on Mar 4, 2015 2:45:00 PM

Publish Date: March 4, 2015

Energy efficiency refers to all the ways we can reduce the amount of energy we use to meet our needs. Typically less than half the cost of additional power generation, energy efficiency is the most affordable way to meet energy needs and it creates local jobs installing energy saving products and materials. States have adopted policies that promote energy efficiency to help businesses and consumers save money, stimulate the economy, and avoid the need for more power plants.

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Topics: Energy Efficiency