Comprehensive Electricity Policy Toolkit is launched.September 24, 2013 -
Launched in response to rapid changes in power sector being driven by consumer demand, new technologies, and policy, America's Power Plan offers solutions to tackle outmoded policies and business models, which are currently hindering this transformation. Over 150 energy sector experts crafted and vetted over 60 policy recommendations to address 7 critical topics: utility business models, finance, distributed generation, distributed energy resources, market design, transmission, and siting.
Comprehensive Electricity Policy Toolkit Launches
Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC)
P.O. Box 1156
Latham, NY, 12110-1156
Press release date: September 18, 2013
America's Power Plan launched yesterday as a response to the rapid changes in the power sector being driven by consumer demand, new technologies and policy. These changes hold the promise of a cleaner, more efficient and more secure power system for America. APP offers solutions to tackle outmoded policies and business models, which are currently hindering this transformation.
Rather than a one-size-fits-all prescription, the diversity of America's energy policy landscape needs a toolkit on how to move forward. America's Power Plan is that toolkit. Over 150 energy sector experts crafted and vetted over 60 policy recommendations to address seven critical topics:
Utility business models
Distributed energy resources
America's Power Plan is intended to start an important conversation that will hopefully last for decades. Learn more at www.AmericasPowerPlan.com.
IREC believes clean energy is critical to achieving a sustainable and economically strong future. To pave this clean energy path, IREC works to expand consumer access to clean energy; generates information and objective analysis grounded in best practices and standards; and leads programs to build a quality clean energy workforce, including a unique credentialing program for training programs and instructors. Since 1982, IREC's programs and policies have benefitted energy consumers, policymakers, utilities and the clean energy industry.