Energy Efficiency

Proposal to save consumers money, reward energy efficiency

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Fresh Energy, along with several efficiency and clean energy organizations and the Energy CENTS Coalition, has proposed a new electric billing rate called Inclining Block Rate pricing for Xcel Energy customers. Compared to Xcel’s requested rate increases, the proposal will save consumers money and reward energy efficiency.

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Energy Efficiency

Electric Utilities 2.0

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Electric utilities’ old way of doing business is increasingly out of date. Instead of a system that incentivizes selling more and more energy, we need a system that works in partnership with how the world is changing—and helps electric utilities become efficiency and conservation champions.

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Energy Efficiency

Decoupling: A key tool for change

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Technology and innovation is rapidly changing the way we produce and use energy—making the old way of doing business obsolete. How will utilities keep up? And how will we help them stay solvent, reliable, and forward thinking?

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