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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

25 Jul
Texas Public Power Association Annual Meeting
The Four Seasons
7/25/2022 - 7/27/2022
[Conferences]
Texas Public Power Association Annual Meeting

NewGen is proud to serve as a sponsor and looks forward to attending the 2022 TPPA Annual Meeting.

Date 7/25/2022 - 7/27/2022

NewGen is proud to serve as a sponsor and looks forward to attending the 2022 TPPA Annual Meeting.

25 Jul
Solid Waste Association of North America FL Summer Conference
Naples Grande Beach Resort
7/25/2022 - 7/27/2022
[Conferences]
Solid Waste Association of North America FL Summer Conference

Allison Trulock looks forward to attending the SWANA FL 2022 Summer Conference in Naples, FL.

7/25/2022 - 7/27/2022

Allison Trulock looks forward to attending the SWANA FL 2022 Summer Conference in Naples, FL.

26 Jul
Kentucky Municipal Utilities Association Annual Meeting
Lake Barkley State Resort Park
7/26/2022 - 7/27/2022
[Conferences]
Kentucky Municipal Utilities Association Annual Meeting

NewGen staff looks forward to attending KMUA’s Annual Meeting.

7/26/2022 - 7/27/2022

NewGen staff looks forward to attending KMUA’s Annual Meeting.

15 Aug
Resource Recycling Conference
Austin Marriott Downtown
8/15/2022 - 8/17/2022
[Conferences]
Resource Recycling Conference

Dave Yanke looks forward to attending the 2022 Resource Recycling Conference in Austin, TX.

8/15/2022 - 8/17/2022

Dave Yanke looks forward to attending the 2022 Resource Recycling Conference in Austin, TX.

16 Aug
Alaska Power Association Annual Conference
Ted Ferry Civic Center
8/16/2022 - 8/19/2022
[Conferences]
Alaska Power Association Annual Conference

NewGen staff looks forward to attending APA’s Annual Conference.

8/16/2022 - 8/19/2022

NewGen staff looks forward to attending APA’s Annual 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).