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.
NSPM – MN Case Study authored by NESP (June 2023)
Commission Order filed March 31, 2023: MN Dept of Commerce Final Decision Deputy Commissioner’s Decision in the Matter of the 2024-2026 CIP Cost-Effectiveness Methodologies for Electric and Gas Investor-Owned Utilities on eDockets (docket number 23-46), (277 pp).
NSPM – MD Case Study authored by NESP (June 2022)
EV BCA Methodology Report (November 2021)
PSC Letter Approving EV BCA Framework (December 2021)
Future Programming Work Group Final Report (April 2022)
PSC Order No. 90261 (June 2022)
Note: the cases below apply to EE resources where states used the 2017 NSPM for EE.
NSPM – AR Case Study authored by NESP (May 2019: NSPM for EE)
PWC Case Study Report to Arkansas PSC, Appendix A, and Appendix B
Arkansas PSC decision on adopting PWC recommendations (May, 2019)