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NewGen is a Management and Economic consulting firm serving the utility industry and market. We provide nationally recognized expertise in strategy, financial, valuation, stakeholder, and sustainability services for energy, natural gas, solid waste, stormwater, water, and wastewater utilities.

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Upcoming Events

5 Oct
Texas Municipal League Annual Conference and Exhibition
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
10/5/2022 - 10/7/2022
[Conferences]
Texas Municipal League Annual Conference and Exhibition

NewGen looks forward to sponsoring and attending TML’s Annual Conference.

Date 10/5/2022 - 10/7/2022

NewGen looks forward to sponsoring and attending TML’s Annual Conference.

2 Nov
Government Finance Officers Association Fall Conference
The Westin Riverwalk
11/2/2022 - 11/4/2022
[Conferences]
Government Finance Officers Association Fall Conference

NewGen looks forward to sponsoring and attending GFOA’s Fall Conference in San Antonio, TX.

11/2/2022 - 11/4/2022

NewGen looks forward to sponsoring and attending GFOA’s Fall Conference in San Antonio, TX.

13 Nov
American Public Power Association Customer Connections Conference
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
11/13/2022 - 11/16/2022
[Conferences]
American Public Power Association Customer Connections Conference

NewGen looks forward to attending APPA’s Customer Connections Conference.

11/13/2022 - 11/16/2022

NewGen looks forward to attending APPA’s Customer Connections Conference.

15 Nov
Colorado Government Finance Officers Association Annual Conference
Grand Junction, CO
11/15/2022 - 11/18/2022
[Conferences]
Colorado Government Finance Officers Association Annual Conference

NewGen looks forward to sponsoring and attending the Colorado GFOA’s Annual Conference in Grand Junction.

11/15/2022 - 11/18/2022

NewGen looks forward to sponsoring and attending the Colorado GFOA’s Annual Conference in Grand Junction.

16 Nov
Tennessee Valley Public Power Association Human Resources Management Conference
The Chattanoogan
11/16/2022 - 11/18/2022
[Conferences]
Tennessee Valley Public Power Association Human Resources Management Conference

NewGen looks forward to sponsoring and attending TVPPA’s Human Resources Management Conference.

11/16/2022 - 11/18/2022

NewGen looks forward to sponsoring and attending TVPPA’s Human Resources Management Conference.

Innovative Rate Design for Vermont Department of Public Service

The electric sector across the country is remarkable for its scale, reliability, and its relative pricing and technology stability over the last century. However, the industry is rapidly evolving as new technologies are adopted by an increasingly technology-oriented customer base. Evolution in technology, the expansion of wholesale power markets with independent transmission organizations, environmental concerns, and state and local mandates for change are driving innovation in utilities' efforts in recovering and managing the cost of providing reliable electric service. How customers adopt technologies and how utilities, regulators, and other entities respond to the future reality will change the manner in which utilities operate and policymakers regulate the sector.

In September 2019, the Vermont Department of Public Service retained the services of NewGen to assist with an Advanced Rate Design Initiative Study (Study). The purpose of the Study was to analyze innovative retail rate applications and other forms of load control programs for electric utilities in the State of Vermont in response to the anticipated rapid adoption of emerging technologies (i.e., electrification load, customer-sited generation, and energy storage). This Study is premised on the view that load control programs can support Vermont in achieving its energy objectives while containing costs.

NewGen submitted the final Innovative Rate Design report to the Department in August 2020, which is available at https://publicservice.vermont.gov/content/rate-design-initiative-final-report .

For more information, please contact Scott Burnham (sburnham@newgenstrategies.net).