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Wind turbines at sunsetE3 Assists PNM in Creation of 2020 IRP

March 3, 2021

E3 assisted the Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) in the creation of their 2020 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). …

Diversity, Equity, & InclusionE3’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

March 1, 2021

We recognize the history of racial injustice and systemic discrimination that continues to plague our society.  We feel a sense …

Customer Sited Solar PanelsAlternative Ratemaking Mechanisms for DERs in California – E3 Whitepaper Proposes Framework for a Net Energy Metering (NEM) Successor Tariff

February 12, 2021

Utility customers in California are eligible for a state program, called Net Energy Metering (NEM), that applies to customers who …

E3 In the News: Inside One Firm’s 100% Clean Electricity Crystal Ball

January 19, 2021

In addition to writing some news of its own, E3 was recently profiled in E&E News for its recent grid …

E3 Op-Ed: New and Better Planning Models Will Help Unlock a Reliable Zero-Carbon Grid

January 6, 2021

In a recent opinion article published at Utility Dive, two E3 experts explain that advances in grid planning models will …

New Study from E3 and EFI Evaluates Electric Reliability and Innovation Opportunities under Deep Decarbonization Pathways in New England

November 19, 2020

The six New England states have adopted decarbonization goals to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions by midcentury. To meet these …

E3 Launches Advanced Utility Rates Group

November 16, 2020

The energy industry is undergoing a drastic transformation as a result of increasing commitments to decarbonization goals. To help utility …

E3 Supports Xcel Energy’s Minnesota Performance Incentive Mechanisms for Decarbonization

November 13, 2020

In consultation with Xcel Energy, E3 recently created a performance-based ratemaking proposal for Xcel Energy’s November 2 filing of a …

E3 Report Identifies Policy Options to Achieve Least Cost Carbon Reduction in PJM Region

October 28, 2020

As policymakers and utilities set increasingly ambitious targets for clean energy procurement, they have begun to reshape the grid with …

Achieving Carbon Neutrality in California: E3 Report to the California Air Resources Board

October 23, 2020

Record setting wildfires and heat waves across California have highlighted the urgency of acting on climate change and reducing greenhouse …

E3 Supports Modeling for SB100 Joint Agency Report towards 100% Zero Carbon Electricity in 2045

October 7, 2020

E3 has been working with the California Energy Commission (CEC) to support modeling for the SB100 Joint Agency Report (anticipated …

Solar panels, wind farms, and battery storageE3 Awarded $1.5 Million CEC EPIC Grant to Assess the Value of Long-Duration Energy Storage

October 1, 2020

E3 has announced that it has been selected by the California Energy Commission to receive a $1.5 million grant to …

E3 Selected for Prestigious ARPA-E Grant to Develop Software for Improved Electric Grid Operations

September 30, 2020

Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc. (E3) has been selected by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA – E) to receive …

Solar panels, wind farms, and battery storageE3 Introduces New Framework to Apply ELCC Metric in Resource Adequacy

August 17, 2020

A new whitepaper by E3 proposes a practical application of effective load carrying capability (“ELCC”) in resource adequacy. Policy and economics …

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