Getting Charged Up for EVs: State Plans for NEVI Implementation

Posted by Webinar on Jul 27, 2022 4:49:41 PM

Recorded on July 27, 2022

The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act establishes a $5 billion grant program, the National Electric Vehicle Formula Program (NEVI), which provides funding to states for deploying EV charging infrastructure over the next five years.   Just days ahead of the August 1, 2022, deadline for submission of state NEVI plans, this webinar brought together electrification experts to review some of the strategies states propose to employ to make the most of this unprecedented federal funding to support the adoption of zero-emission vehicles by consumers and businesses. In this webinar, recorded live on July 27, 2022, state and federal transportation planners and charging network providers discuss what NEVI could mean for building out an EV charging network across America.  

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Topics: Webinar, Electric Vehicles, Ryan Gallentine

Green Tariffs in Indiana

Posted by Webinar on Jun 10, 2022 5:03:35 PM

Recorded on June 9, 2022

Green tariffs are a popular option for large corporations, universities, and municipalities to meet clean energy and sustainability goals. In this webinar, recorded on June 9, 2022, advanced energy industry experts help large corporations, universities, and municipalities to meet clean energy and sustainability goals while also improving the Hoosier state's economy and the health of its residents.    

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Topics: Regulatory, Webinar, Indiana

FERC 2222: Will Distributed Energy Sources Get Full Market Access?

Posted by Webinar on Jun 8, 2022 8:57:01 AM

Recorded on June 6, 2022

A year and a half ago, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued Order 2222, which directed the grid operators under its jurisdiction (RTOs/ISOs) to remove all barriers to participation in their wholesale markets for aggregations of distributed energy resources (DERs). Since then, all seven RTOs and ISOs have submitted plans to FERC showing what they will do to comply. Are these gatekeepers of markets going to allow DERs to compete for all the services they are technically capable of providing — or do barriers still remain?

In this webinar, recorded live on June 6, 2022, industry experts discuss the breakthroughs in — and shortcomings of — the various plans to let DERs break into wholesale markets and provide value to both DER owners and the grid, including discussion of some of the key challenges that have emerged through the stakeholder process, such as locational requirements, addressing double counting, and setting metering and telemetry requirements.  

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Topics: Utility, Regulatory, Webinar

Making Connections: How to Get Transmission Built for an Advanced Energy Economy

Posted by Webinar on May 3, 2022 4:34:01 PM

Recorded on May 3, 2022

An advanced energy economy requires a modern and efficient electricity delivery network that can access the best sources of clean energy and support electrification of transportation, buildings, and industry. Expanding electric transmission infrastructure — the long-distance high-voltage lines that deliver electricity in bulk from generation resources to local distribution networks — is central to that vision. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Congress, and the Department of Energy have devoted new attention and new funding to transmission expansion. But getting transmission built requires engagement at the state and local level, too, where siting and permitting decisions are made and local impacts are felt.  

In this on-demand webinar, originally recorded on May 3, 2022, hear from FERC Chairman Richard Glick about the agency’s vision for transmission development to handle a changing resource mix and new threats to the reliability and resilience of the grid. Plus, a panel of experts from industry and the states discuss the policies and technologies that can move transmission from drawing board to reality.  

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Topics: Utility, Regulatory, Webinar, Transmission

Reaching for the Cloud: How Equitable Treatment of Computing Solutions Can Help Customers and Utilities

Posted by Webinar on Mar 16, 2022 3:57:12 PM

Recorded on March 16, 2022

With information technology a central focus of modern enterprise, many industries have shifted from traditional, on-premises IT solutions to cloud computing for scalability, flexibility, and efficiency. However, the regulated utility industry has been slow to make a similar switch. That’s in part because traditional rate regulation contains a bias for long-term, upfront capital investments, which give utilities an opportunity for a return over time, versus treatment of operating expenses, which contains no similar return, even if the expenditure serves the same purpose as well or better.

Based on the paper, Reaching for the Cloud: Solutions for Regulatory Parity for Cloud Services for Utilities, this webinar explored ways that different regulatory treatment of IT services can unlock customer options and savings while encouraging more utilities to seek cloud solutions.

Presented by AEE and the Edison Electric Institute.

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Topics: Utility, Regulatory, Webinar