1Massachusetts SustainableCommunities & CampusesConferenceApril 24, 2013David Cash, CommissionerDepartment of Public Utili...
• We want greater reliability at a reasonablecost• We want greater energy independence• We want to reduce costs imposed by...
Greater Reliability
Source: DOE/EIAhttp://nca2009.globalchange.gov/energy-supply-and-use
New England is at the End of the Energy Pipeline
New England is at the End of the Energy Pipeline
Greater Energy Independence
Energy Dollars Flow Out of MAWe spend $22B per year on energy; 80% leaves MA -- $18BOil & Natural Gas- CanadaOil - Venezue...
9Solar Potential
Wind Potential10Source: DOE:http://www.windpoweringamerica.gov/newengland/building_resource.asp
Distributed Generation Increasing11Source: MA DPU
2006The Massachusetts Clean Energy Revolutiono Solaro Windo Other RenewablesSource: MA EEA
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Revolutiono Solaro Windo Other Renewables2007Source: MA EEA
2008The Massachusetts Clean Energy Revolutiono Solaro Windo Other RenewablesSource: MA EEA
2009The Massachusetts Clean Energy Revolutiono Solaro Windo Other RenewablesSource: MA EEA
2010The Massachusetts Clean Energy Revolutiono Solaro Windo Other RenewablesSource: MA EEA
2011The Massachusetts Clean Energy Revolutiono Solaro Windo Other RenewablesSource: MA EEA
Reduce Costs18
19Source: ISO-New EnglandNew Generation is Driven by Peak Demand
20Allowing Demand Response to Play in the MarketResults in Peak Shaving – And Cost SavingsSource: ISO-New England
21$4.17$5.10$0.00$1.00$2.00$3.00$4.00$5.00$6.00Total EE BusinessesProgram Costs BenefitsProgramInvestmentsAllowing Demand ...
Electric Vehicles vs. Petroleum:Cheaper, Less Volatility
Cleaner Environment/Address Climate Change23
Massachusetts Global Warming Solutions Act of 2008Requires Steep Reductions24Required Emissions ReductionsSource: MA EEA; ...
EVs Reduce GHG Emissions25
EVs Reduce Local Air Pollution26
Seize Economic Opportunities27
Source: Electric Drive Transportation Association http://electricdrive.org/index.php?ht=d/sp/i/20952/pid/20952 28
Clean Energy Sector Growth2012 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Reporthttp://www.masscec.com/index.cfm/page/2012-Massac...
Whenever I run into a problem I can’tsolve, I always make it bigger. I cannever solve it by trying to make itsmaller, but ...
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  1. 1. 1Massachusetts SustainableCommunities & CampusesConferenceApril 24, 2013David Cash, CommissionerDepartment of Public UtilitiesWhy Plan for the Gridof the Future Today?
  2. 2. • We want greater reliability at a reasonablecost• We want greater energy independence• We want to reduce costs imposed bymarket failures• We want a cleaner environment and toaddress climate change• We want to seize economic opportunities2Drivers of Change
  3. 3. Greater Reliability
  4. 4. Source: DOE/EIAhttp://nca2009.globalchange.gov/energy-supply-and-use
  5. 5. New England is at the End of the Energy Pipeline
  6. 6. New England is at the End of the Energy Pipeline
  7. 7. Greater Energy Independence
  8. 8. Energy Dollars Flow Out of MAWe spend $22B per year on energy; 80% leaves MA -- $18BOil & Natural Gas- CanadaOil - VenezuelaOil & Natural Gas- Middle EastCoal – ColombiaMA Energy Imports2008$BFuel Oil (heating, diesel) $5.0Gasoline $9.2Jet Fuel $1.4Other Petroleum $0.9Natural Gas $5.2Coal $0.3Total $22 BPer Household Average ~ $4,600 Natural Gas- CaribbeanNatural Gas- U.S. Gulf Coast8Natural Gas- PA,NYSource: MA EEA from Energy Price and Expenditure Estimates by Source,Selected Years, 1970-2008, Massachusetts, EIA.www.eia.doe.gov/states/sep_prices/total/pdf/pr_ma.pdf
  9. 9. 9Solar Potential
  10. 10. Wind Potential10Source: DOE:http://www.windpoweringamerica.gov/newengland/building_resource.asp
  11. 11. Distributed Generation Increasing11Source: MA DPU
  12. 12. 2006The Massachusetts Clean Energy Revolutiono Solaro Windo Other RenewablesSource: MA EEA
  13. 13. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Revolutiono Solaro Windo Other Renewables2007Source: MA EEA
  14. 14. 2008The Massachusetts Clean Energy Revolutiono Solaro Windo Other RenewablesSource: MA EEA
  15. 15. 2009The Massachusetts Clean Energy Revolutiono Solaro Windo Other RenewablesSource: MA EEA
  16. 16. 2010The Massachusetts Clean Energy Revolutiono Solaro Windo Other RenewablesSource: MA EEA
  17. 17. 2011The Massachusetts Clean Energy Revolutiono Solaro Windo Other RenewablesSource: MA EEA
  18. 18. Reduce Costs18
  19. 19. 19Source: ISO-New EnglandNew Generation is Driven by Peak Demand
  20. 20. 20Allowing Demand Response to Play in the MarketResults in Peak Shaving – And Cost SavingsSource: ISO-New England
  21. 21. 21$4.17$5.10$0.00$1.00$2.00$3.00$4.00$5.00$6.00Total EE BusinessesProgram Costs BenefitsProgramInvestmentsAllowing Demand Response and EE to Play in the Market Results in LowerEnergy and Transmission Costs
  22. 22. Electric Vehicles vs. Petroleum:Cheaper, Less Volatility
  23. 23. Cleaner Environment/Address Climate Change23
  24. 24. Massachusetts Global Warming Solutions Act of 2008Requires Steep Reductions24Required Emissions ReductionsSource: MA EEA; http://www.mass.gov/eea/docs/eea/energy/2020-clean-energy-plan.pdf
  25. 25. EVs Reduce GHG Emissions25
  26. 26. EVs Reduce Local Air Pollution26
  27. 27. Seize Economic Opportunities27
  28. 28. Source: Electric Drive Transportation Association http://electricdrive.org/index.php?ht=d/sp/i/20952/pid/20952 28
  29. 29. Clean Energy Sector Growth2012 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Reporthttp://www.masscec.com/index.cfm/page/2012-Massachusetts-Clean-Energy-Industry-Report/cdid/13909/pid/11170 29
  30. 30. Whenever I run into a problem I can’tsolve, I always make it bigger. I cannever solve it by trying to make itsmaller, but if I make it big enough Ican begin to see the outlines of asolution.– Dwight D. Eisenhower30
  31. 31. Thank you31

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