2015 ICF DER Location paper
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 […]
“The EQL Energy team delivered a study on end use load management for our 50MVA campus. Their methodology and technical expertise gave us a high level of confidence in the study’s analysis and recommendations.” Orion Henderson, Director, Sustainability and Utility Operations, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Ken Nichols presented the opportunity and capabilities of demand response and distributed energy resources in the Pacific Northwest. His presentation summarized a project to defer transmission & distribution investments and integrate renewable energy resources.
Ken Nichols and Frances Cleveland are presenting an EQL paper that was written for the Western Interstate Energy Board on the topic of the Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and Managing the Distribution System.