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Energy Storage Valuation Tool Improved

June 5, 2013

E3 Consultants Eric Cutter and Ben Haley have developed and improved the Energy Storage Valuation Tool (ESVT) for the Electric …

Portland Integrated Resource Plan

May 5, 2013

E3 was retained by Portland General Electric (PGE) to assist PGE and a group of stakeholders with PGE's 2013 Integrated …

Course on Electric Utiilty Planning

March 5, 2013

At Stanford University, E3 Managing Partner Ren Orans, Chief Scientist Jim Williams, and Affiliate Joel Swisher co-taught a winter semester …

Wind Energy Development in China

February 14, 2013

Dr. C. K. Woo and Dr. Fredrich Kahrl of E3 were co-authors in a recent paper, "What moves wind energy …

Utilities Regulation and Energy Efficiency

January 11, 2013

Dr. Fredrich Kahrl, Dr. James H. Williams, and Dr. Priya Sreedharan of E3 were key authors in a recent Berkshire …

Generation Cost Model for China

December 5, 2012

Dr. Fredrich Kahrl, E3 senior consultant, created a detailed generation cost model for China that calculates the fixed and variable …

Cost and Performance Review of Generation Technologies

November 5, 2012

E3 completed a Cost and Performance Review of Generation Technologies for the Western Electricity Coordinating Council. The recommendations in the …

Colorado Public Utilities Commission Report

November 5, 2012

3 recently provided training and capacity assistance to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission on scenario planning in a utility regulatory …

Distributed Generation Benefits and Planning Challenges

October 5, 2012

E3 Partner Arne Olson was an invited speaker at a biennial meeting of western state energy officials and utility commissions …

Maximizing the Value of Responsive Load

September 5, 2012

E3 authors Eric Cutter, C.K. Woo, Fredrich Kahrl and Andy Taylor published the article "Maximizing the Value of Responsive Load" …

Energy Storage Cost-Effectiveness Tool

February 5, 2012

E3 has posted a demonstration version of an Energy Storage Cost-effectiveness Tool based on work performed for several clients over …

Landmark Study of the Energy Future

January 5, 2012

An E3 team led by Chief Scientist Jim Williams, along with collaborators at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has published a …