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ScottMadden Reviews NARUC Draft Manual on Distributed Energy Resources

November 8, 2016  


    ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently developed an overview of the draft manual presented by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) titled, "Distributed Energy Resource Compensation." With the rising significance of rate design issues and its impact on policy development, the NARUC draft manual was written in response to the increased penetration of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) in the energy landscape. The draft manual provides guidance to regulators facing challenges associated with changing utility business models and regulatory framework.

    ScottMadden developed a report which provides an overview of DERs, a summary of the NARUC report, industry response to the NARUC report, and key questions utilities must address in relation to DERs, titled, "Summary of NARUC Manual on Distributed Energy Resource Compensation."

    "We believe NARUC did the industry a tremendous service in developing this manual. Recognizing that not everyone may have time to read the full 66-page report, we thought it might be helpful to develop and share the `Cliff's Notes,'" said Stuart Pearman, partner and energy practice leader at ScottMadden.

    The final version of the manual is expected to be issued by NARUC's Staff Subcommittee sometime in late November.

    Click here to read the ScottMadden report and contact us to learn more about our energy practice.

    About ScottMadden's Energy Practice

    We know energy from the ground up. Since 1983, we have been energy consultants. We have served more than 300 clients, including 20 of the top 20 energy utilities. We have performed more than 2,400 projects across every energy utility business unit and every function. We have helped our clients develop strategies, improve operations, reorganize companies, and implement initiatives. Our broad and deep energy utility expertise is not theoretical-it is experience based.

    About ScottMadden, Inc.

    ScottMadden is the management consulting firm that does what it takes to get it done right. Our practice areas include Energy, Clean Tech & Sustainability, Corporate & Shared Services, and Grid Transformation. We deliver a broad array of consulting services ranging from strategic planning through implementation across many industries, business units, and functions. To learn more, visit | Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn


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