BCA Training

On occasion, NESP provides training on BCA. Below is information on upcoming and past training events. If you are interested in hosting a BCA training session or workshop using the NSPM, please contact NSPM@nationalenergyscreeningproject.org.

Upcoming BCA Trainings:

November 1, 2022: IEPEC Workshop. Evolving Evaluation 202: Evaluation and Cost Effectiveness in a DER World. Steve Schiller, LBL and Olivia Patterson and Jayden Wilson, Opinion Dynamics. More information and registration here.

Past BCA Trainings:

May 2022: The Regulatory Training Initiative (RTI) hosted a 3-session online training course on BCA for DERs. Instructors Tim Woolf and Karl Rábago led students through key topics including:

  • BCA definition, categories and inputs; foundational BCA principles and framework;
  • Developing a primary BCA test, BCAs for different DERs, presenting BCA results; and
  • BCAs vs. rate and bill impact analysis; energy equity and BCA; quantifying BCA impacts.

The course used the NSPM guidance and the Methods, Tools, and Resources Handbook as the basis for instruction, with over 100 attendees including staff from 30+ public utilities commissions.

View recordings of the May 2022 training here.

May 2022 Training Slides: