slide1 n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
A Brief Energy Trust Primer PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
A Brief Energy Trust Primer

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 11

A Brief Energy Trust Primer - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 79 Views
  • Uploaded on

A Brief Energy Trust Primer. Product of 1996 Regional Review and 1999 Oregon Legislation establishing a 3% public purpose charge on two electric investor owned utilities A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization investing ~$48.5M/year to:

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'A Brief Energy Trust Primer' - gaston


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
a brief energy trust primer
A Brief Energy Trust Primer
  • Product of 1996 Regional Review and 1999 Oregon Legislation establishing a 3% public purpose charge on two electric investor owned utilities
  • A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization investing ~$48.5M/year to:
    • Acquire cost-effective electric efficiency/conservation savings
    • Contribute up to 100% of renewable energy project above market costs
  • Separate public purpose charge for residential and commercial customer programs for 3 gas utilities = +$10.4M
  • ~1.4M Oregon electricity and gas customers with annual savings of 25-28 aMW and 1.2M therms

2

what we offer
What We Offer
  • Stable, consistent funding
  • Comprehensive services
  • Objective energy information
  • Technical information and support
  • Financial incentives

3

energy trust mission
Energy Trust Mission

To change how Oregonians produce and use energy by investing in efficient technologies and renewable resources that save dollars and protect the environment.

4

initial 10 year strategic goals
Initial 10-Year Strategic Goals
  • Save 300 average megawatts of electricity and 21 million therms of natural gas by 2012
  • Provide 10% of Oregon’s electricity from renewable sources by 2012
  • Expand participation by those previously underserved
  • Support growth of the clean energy industry
  • Encourage Oregonians to incorporate energy efficiency and renewable energy into their daily lives

5

cumulative accomplishments
Cumulative Accomplishments
  • Saved and generated over 1.2 billion kWh of electricity
  • Saved over 4 million annual therms of natural gas
  • Generated 16.8 aMW by renewables; +40 aMW online in ‘07
  • Served 220,000 consumers
  • Retrofitted 70,000 residences and 4,000 commercial buildings
  • Constructed 2,400 Energy Star homes and 440 commercial buildings
  • Improved efficiency at 570 industrial sites
  • Installed 1,000 electric and solar water systems
  • Provided incentives for 95,000 efficient clothes washers 
  • Sold 530,000 CFL packages

6

opuc oversight role
OPUC Oversight Role
  • Contracts with Energy Trust
  • Establishes minimum performance measures
  • Reviews annual budget, 2-year action plan and 5-year strategic plan
  • Requires quarterly and annual reports
  • Requires management audit every 5 years
  • Liaison to legislature
  • Ex officio board role
  • Participates in advisory councils and board strategic planning committee
  • Can issue a “notice of concern”
  • Authority to terminate contract

8

energy trust board role
Energy Trust Board Role
  • Independent, non-stakeholder board with volunteer membership
    • Oregon Department of Energy special advisory seat
  • Fulfills fiduciary responsibilities
  • Establishes policy
  • Determines strategic direction and goals
  • Reviews and approves annual budgets and plans
  • Liaison to advisory councils
  • Prohibited from lobbying

9

energy trust staff role
Energy Trust Staff Role
  • Conducts strategic analyses
  • Plans for and designs programs
  • Manages staff and contractors
  • Supports trade allies
  • Engages stakeholders
  • Manages finances and incentive payments
  • Ensures quality control and quality assurance
  • Contracts for independent 3-party evaluations
  • Prohibited from lobbying

10

strength of the model
Strength of the Model
  • Mission focused and driven
  • Stable, consistent funding
  • Comprehensive and integrated services
  • Program management contractor delivery model
  • Trade ally leverage
  • Stakeholder and public involvement
  • High degree of transparency and accountability
  • Measurable outcomes
  • Low administrative costs
  • Utility collaboration

11