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Volunteer Energy presentation from AFCOM Ohio River Valley Chapter Meeting on May 27, 2010

Volunteer Energy presentation from AFCOM Ohio River Valley Chapter Meeting on May 27, 2010

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  • 1. Volunteer Energy – Electric Division
  • 2. Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
    2
    Company Background
    Volunteer Energy (VE) is a full-service energy provider, serving various businesses and industries throughout the region with expertise that allows us to provide business solutions that assure competitive and consistent energy pricing for customers.
    VE is based in Ohio and serves customers throughout the Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania regions.
    VE is certified by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) as a Competitive Retail Natural Gas Supplier and a Competitive Retail Electric Service Provider.
    VE’s electric team has over 50 years experience working in the mid-west deregulated energy markets
  • 3. Volunteer Energy – Electric Division
    We are…
    • Independent Objective Experts
    • 4. A Regional Load Aggregator
    • 5. 100% aligned with your budget and cost objectives
    • 6. An invaluable ongoing resource to your organization
    We are not…
    • A “Preferred” sales agent for an energy company
    • 7. A self serving Electric marketer
    • 8. A subsidiary of a utility company
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
    3
  • 9. Our Client’s Include
    Property Management
    Industrial
    Commercial
    Financial Institutions
    Office Buildings
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
    4
  • 10. 5
    Distribution
    • Distribution
    Savings
    15%
    Distribution
    • Distribution
    Only “shopable”
    Portion of your
    Utility bill
    Generation &
    Transmission
    cost
    Transmission
    Cost are
    Considered as
    Pass thru cost
    3rd Party
    Supplier Costs
    85%
    of
    Cost
    What is Electric “Choice”?
    Regulated
    Deregulated
    Utility “Tariff”
    Bundled Cost
    Includes G,T & D
    (G) Generation
    (T) Transmission
    (D) Distribution
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    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
  • 20. History of Deregulation in Ohio
    6
    • Ohio Market Restructuring
    • 21. Background: Deregulation in Ohio
    • 22. 1999: Ohio Senate Bill 3–Deregulated generation of electricity–Provided for utility divestiture of generation plants
    • 23. 2001-2005: Market Development Period (20%+ shopping in Duke)
    • 24. 2005: Complete divestiture of generation plants
    • 25. 2006-2008: Rate Stabilization Plan (minimal shopping in Duke)
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
  • 26. Background: Deregulation in Ohiocontinued
    7
    • 2008: Ohio Senate Bill 221
    • 27. –Reworked the regulatory framework
    • 28. –Allowed utilities to choose between an Electric Security Plan (ESP) or Market Rate Offer (MRO) to provide default generation supply
    • 29. 2009-2011: Duke Energy’s ESP is in effect
    Duke rate increases + falling market prices = opportunity for customer savings
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
  • 30. Wholesale Electric Market Trend
    8
    Confidential. 2010 Volunteer Energy
  • 31. Electric Deregulation –101
    9
    • Electric bill has various components that prior to deregulation were “bundled”
    • 32. Under deregulation the charges are “unbundled”
    Non-shopping customer –local utility charges generation, transmission and delivery
    Shopping customer –supplier charges generation and transmission; utility charges delivery
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
  • 33. Electricity 101
    10
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
  • 34. How to Determine Savings by Shopping
    11
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
  • 35. What Charges Can I Avoid by Shopping?
    12
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
  • 36. What Charges Can I Avoid by Shopping?
    13
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
  • 37. What Charges Can I Avoid by Shopping?
    14
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
  • 38. What Charges Can I Avoid by Shopping?
    15
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
  • 39. Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
    16
    Procurement Process
    • Conduct a no obligation energy assessment of your electricity and natural gas
    • 40. Understand your business requirements, i.e., energy budget vs. cost risk that will define various supply options that make sense
    • 41. Negotiate beneficial contract language and terms that fit your commercial requirements and risk profile
    • 42. Market individual or aggregated account usage, contract requirements, and product type to qualified energy suppliers
    • 43. Monitor energy market indices for the optimal buying opportunities
    • 44. Conduct a competitive bid process whereas best and final pricing is negotiated in order to award the business to the lowest cost qualified supplier
  • Which Electricity Supplier is Best for Me?
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
    17
  • 45. How to Shop for an Alternative Electric Supplier
    18
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
  • 46. How to Shop for an Alternative Electric Supplier
    19
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
  • 47. Our Commitment to your Organization
    • We help determine and manage your corporate energy supply goals
    • 48. We recommend and deploy an effective purchasing strategy
    • 49. We engage the market on your terms
    • 50. We conduct an “open book” transparent competitive bid process
    • 51. We negotiate supplier agreements to mitigate unnecessary risk
    • 52. We ensure quality billing and account transition
    • 53. We monitor the ongoing energy market for timely contract renewals to “lock-down” optimal future buying opportunities
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
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  • 54. Next Step’s
    • VE will provide free no obligation analysis of your current rates and your options, however we will need to first obtain the following;
    • 55. Your authorization to obtain historical energy supply usage and account data by signing an Letter Of Authorization (LOA)
    • 56. Provide VE with a recent copy of your natural gas bill and electricity bill
    • 57. VE will provide individual consultation to assist in providing for best program options, contract terms, and pricing for your organization
    • 58. Finalize a pricing offer upon your final review and approval
    Confidential. 2009 Volunteer Energy
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