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Strategy for advancement of IRP in public power, Volume 2: Technical appendices

By C.J. Garrick

Abstract

NREL and subcontractor Garrick & Associates are conducting the Advancement of integrated resource planning (IRP) in Public Power Program, sponsored by DOE. The program is intended to develop a consistent strategy for DOE to advance IRP practices in the publicly and cooperatively owned utility sector. The IRP advancement program includes two major tasks: key participant involvement and strategy development. The Program`s initial task is to involve key public and cooperative utility organizations and their constituents in the development of the IRP advancement strategy. Key Participant Involvement is accomplished through two distinct subtasks: Needs Assessment and Steering Committee Involvement. The Needs Assessment identifies key participant needs, expectations, common interests, issues, and divergences that must be addressed by the IRP program. The results of this effort, which are presented in this {open_quotes}Needs Assessment Summary Report,{close_quotes} provide a foundation for the specific strategy development efforts conducted later in the IRP project. The remaining sections of this report present the approach to the Needs Assessment subtask and summarize the findings of this effort

Topics: Public Utilities, Resource Management, Information Needs, 29 Energy Planning And Policy, Load Management, Cooperatives, Government Policies, Electric Utilities
Publisher: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S.)
Year: 1995
DOI identifier: 10.2172/125387
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Provided by: UNT Digital Library
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