Application of NSPM – Case Studies

States and jurisdictions are applying the NSPM framework and process to review and update their current cost-effectiveness testing practices — whether for one or for multiple types of distributed energy resources. The case studies below provide useful examples of how the NSPM framework and principles can be applied to improve or update cost-effectiveness testing.

2021-2022  Forthcoming: Case studies of NSPM for DER use and application

2018-2020

Note: the cases below apply to EE resources where states used the 2017 NSPM for EE.

New Hampshire
NSPM Case Study authored by NESP (January 2019: NSPM for EE)
NH PUC Order 26,322 (December 31, 2019)
Synapse Report for the NH EM&V Working Group (October, 2019)

Arkansas
NSPM Case Study authored by NESP (May 2019: NSPM for EE)
PWC Case Study Report to Arkansas PSCAppendix A, and Appendix B
Presentation
Arkansas PSC decision on adopting PWC recommendations (May, 2019)

Minnesota
NSPM Case Study authored by NESP (December 2018: NSPM for EE)
Synapse Report to MN Dept. of Commerce (September, 2018) 
Presentation

Rhode Island
NSPM Case Study authored by NESP (December 2018: NSPM for EE)
2020 Rhode Island Test (October, 2019)
Synapse Report on Methodologies for Developing Inputs for DERs (October, 2018)