August 2015, EQL presents at NCSL, Seattle WA

 

Everyone loves EV

EQL Nichols NCSL 2015 8 2 v1

Topics involved rate changes to accommodate distributed energy resources, use of demand charge, value of solar, and everyone loves EVs. EVs are “energy” efficient, lowers customer transportation costs, improves utility revenue, should lower rates, and if managed properly should not add much to utility infrastructure and integration costs.¬†Utilities should take an active role in enabling and integrating DER.