How Service-Based Alternatives to Capital Investments Can Benefit Consumers and Utility

Posted by Webinar on Mar 8, 2018 2:59:00 PM

Recorded on March 8, 2018

Throughout the economy, companies are finding efficiencies and operational benefits through services provided by third parties instead of physical assets they own and manage. However, under prevailing cost-of-service regulation, electric utilities may be discouraged from using such services, since they do not generate profits the way that investments in capital assets do. 

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Topics: 21st Century Electricity System, Utility

Getting Out In Front: Distribution System Planning For A Modern Grid

Posted by Webinar on Aug 29, 2017 3:59:00 PM

Recorded on August 29, 2017

Rapid improvements in advanced energy technologies, increased customer adoption of distributed energy resources (DER), and changing public policy goals are driving change in how the electricity grid is managed, and creating new market opportunities.

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Topics: 21st Century Electricity System

Electricity Markets, Reliability and the Evolving U.S. Power System

Posted by Webinar on Jul 13, 2017 11:45:00 AM

Recorded on July 13, 2017

Analysis Group's Susan Tierney and Paul Hibbard presented findings from their report on market forces driving our changing electric power system, commissioned by AEE and AWEA and submitted to DOE to inform the Department's upcoming review of grid issues.

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Topics: 21st Century Electricity System

When Services look like Capital Investments: Leveling the Playing Field for Technology in Utility Procurement

Posted by Webinar on Feb 23, 2017 1:07:00 PM

Recorded on February 23, 2017

Across the economy, advances in the "as-a-service" economy are bringing new efficiency and agility to business operations. No exception, advanced energy technologies are increasingly delivered through service contracts, rather than being purchased outright. As utilities deploy more of these services to support customer service and efficient operations, they will need new ways to account for such investments in their business planning.

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Topics: 21st Century Electricity System, Utility

Top 10 Utility Commission Issues of 2016...So Far

Posted by Webinar on Nov 3, 2016 1:44:00 PM

Recorded on November 3, 2016

AEE works closely with utility commissioners, their staff and others to help them navigate rapid advancements in advanced energy technologies, the benefits that they bring, and the ways in which these technologies are fundamentally reshaping the electric system.

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Topics: PUCs, 21st Century Electricity System, Regulatory