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Staff Subcommittee on Rate Design

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Location: Flores 5
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

We Want Three States!:  California, Nevada, and Oregon Staff Discussion

This session will feature a discussion amongst staff from the California Public Utilities Commission, Nevada Public Utilities Commission, and Oregon Public Utility Commission.  Come hear the latest on rate design and related issues as staff from each of these commissions update the Subcommittee, share information, and gain a better understanding of what is going on at the staff level on the many issues facing the commissions.  

Moderator: Chris Villarreal, Minnesota

Paul Phillips, California

Stephen St. Marie, California 

Anne-Marie Cuneo, Nevada

Lance Kaufman, Oregon

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Show Me the Numbers: A Framework for Assessing Distributed Solar Policies

Tim Woolf, Vice President, Synapse Energy Economics

This session will feature a presentation on a recently released report by Synapse on a framework for assessing distributed solar that addresses all issues qualitatively, with a focus on distributed generation development, cost-effectiveness, and cost-shifting.  

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

(Closed Session) Manual on Distributed Energy Resources Rate Design and Compensation

With the final version of the Manual now released, attend this session to hear details about the final version, including what's changed, what's new, and what's next.  Hear from several members of the drafting team on the role and purpose of the Manual, and how this might be used by a commission.