Register now for Webinar on Best Practices for Standby Tariffs – May 14, 2021 Noon CDT.

Join us for the Standby Rates Best Practices for CHP Webinar!

Friday, May 14, 2021 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

We hope you will join the Great Plains Institute on Friday, May 14 for a webinar to discuss the release of a new GPI whitepaper on standby rates best practices for CHP. The presenters for this webinar will be Jamie Scripps of Hunterston Consulting LLC and Carl Linvill of the Regulatory Assistance Project.

Building on previous research and its strong history of supporting CHP policy work in the Midwest, the Great Plains Institute (GPI) recognized that while best practices in standby rates had begun to emerge, work was needed to further define and test these emerging recommended practices with interested stakeholders such as regulators, potential CHP users, developers, technical experts, and utilities. In June 2020, GPI launched a survey and conducted follow-up interviews requesting feedback on best practices in standby rates for CHP. The new whitepaper presents the results of this research along with recommended best practices and suggestions for additional investigation and discussion.

*The webinar will take place from 12:00pm – 1:00pm CT. Those who are interested in further discussion can stay on and the speakers will take additional questions until 1:30pm.

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Dr. Carl Linvill

Dr. Carl Linvill is a principal with the U.S. program at the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP), an independent, non-partisan, non-governmental organization dedicated to accelerating the transition to a clean, reliable, and efficient energy future. He leads RAP’s work on renewable energy integration and transmission planning in the Western United States and is an expert on distributed generation valuation and tariffs, as well as regional reliability solutions. He is also a member and past chair of the Western Energy Imbalance Market’s Governing Body. Prior to joining RAP, Dr. Linvill served as a public utilities commissioner in Nevada, the economic and energy advisor to Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn, an academic economist at the Sam Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, and director of integrated energy analysis and planning with Aspen Environmental Group.

Jamie Scripps

Jamie Scripps is a principal with Hunterston Consulting LLC, where she offers advanced energy policy expertise to clients across the Midwest. Jamie’s standby rate research has been featured in a number of proceedings throughout the country, and she is a recognized expert on policies related to cogeneration. Jamie has also served as an expert consultant with ICF and as senior associate for Midwest Climate Policy with the U.S. Climate Alliance. In 2016, Jamie was featured as a Midwest Energy News “40 under 40” awardee. Prior to founding Hunterston Consulting, Jamie was a partner with 5 Lakes Energy LLC.

Doug Scott (moderator)

Doug Scott joined the Great Plains Institute in early 2015 and is vice president of electricity and efficiency. Doug focuses on GPI projects related to his work as a former state official, including the Midcontinent Power Sector Collaborative, state energy and environmental regulator groups, the Carbon Capture Coalition and State CO2 Work Group, and utility business model/grid modernization, including the e21 Initiative. Doug was appointed chair of the Illinois Commerce Commission in March 2011 by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn. During his tenure with the Commission, he served as a member of the Energy, Resources, and Environment Committee for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) and on the Task Force on Environmental Regulation. Doug also previously served as director of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency from 2005 to 2011.

*For any questions about this webinar or the white paper, please email lschoenrich@gpisd.net


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