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West

The Western market landscape has changed dramatically. The CAISO markets have matured, and the major utilities in surrounding states are joining the CAISO administered energy imbalance market.

The region is pursuing aggressive renewable energy development targets and forming carbon pricing markets.

A sampling of our project experience across this region is provided below.

Regions:
  • Washington
  • Oregon
  • Idaho
  • British Columbia
  • Alberta
  • Montana
  • Wyoming
  • California
  • Nevada
  • Utah
  • Colorado
  • Arizona
  • New Mexico
Distributed Energy Resource Rate Design

West , Hawaii

SCOPE: Advise utility in preparing a rate design plan for a system that anticipates high penetration of distributed renewable energy resources.

Audit of Power and Gas Transactions

West , Utah

SCOPE: Conduct a technical audit and provide expert testimony on the reasonableness of the cost recovery application of a utility regarding its physical and financial transaction for power and natural gas.

Natural Gas System Planning

West , Washington

SCOPE: Evaluate and prepare expert testimony on a utility’s plans for LNG storage to serve system needs and requirements associated with proposed special contracts.

Power Supply Cost Allocations

Midcontinent South , West , Nebraska

Evaluate and provide expert report and testimony on the cost to serve a distribution coop in the eastern interconnect from its G&T coop located in the western interconnect.

Renewable Energy Independent Evaluator

West , Nevada

SCOPE: Serve as an independent evaluator of the economic development impact sections of renewable energy proposals offered in response to a utility’s request for proposal.

Cost Allocation and Rate Design

West , Utah

SCOPE: Evaluate and provide expert testimony on a utility application for retail rate changes regarding allocated cost of service study, load research, marginal costs, and rate design.

Marc D. Montalvo
President, Principal Consultant
"Just a quick note to thank you for your efforts in putting together great testimony on behalf of OHA. Another example of why Daymark is my 'go-to' for consulting."

William L. Humes, Of Counsel
Oklahoma City