“Cost sharing” between customers and their utilities could have saved ratepayers at least $2 billion during the height of the pandemic.
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RMI shares best practices for engagement, based on our work collaborating with utilities and communities across the country.
Late in 2021, Southern Company, the giant utility headquartered in Atlanta, announced it would pursue the retirement or conversion of 15 coal-fired generation units at its power plants, totaling nearly 9,000 MW…
The United States needs to rapidly expand its long-range transmission infrastructure to meet its climate goals. Federal regulators are now taking important steps to address key barriers to that build-out.
In June 2021, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved an extensive portfolio of performance mechanisms, including almost 40 metrics and scorecards that provide visibility into a wide scope of utility operations.
Performance-based regulation has gained significant traction in the United States in the past year and a half, with four new states enacting laws authorizing PBR.
As households across the United States began to feel the multifaceted impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of grassroots organizers rallied for a moratorium that would protect vulnerable customers facing disconnections from their utility.