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Design Matters: Unpacking Xcel’s Current Rates Proposal

Across the electricity system, utilities’ face a reckoning between traditional rate designs and disruptive trends. As distributed solar raises concerns about cost shifts onto a shrinking customer base, and DERs grow ever more capable, the electricity rates charged to customers are central to industry-wide efforts to rethink the utility business model.

Time to Choose: The Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change

Rocky Mountain Institute's CEO Jules Kortenhorst interviews Tom Dinwoodie on his new movie about the threats of climate change and the stories of people working on the frontlines to address this global challenge. The film will open soon across the country.