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Tacoma Power Transportation Electrification Projects, Cam LeHouillier


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Cam LeHouillier, Manager of Energy Research and Development at Tacoma Power, gave this presentation at Forth's Utility Working Group webinar on March 26, 2019.

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Tacoma Power Transportation Electrification Projects, Cam LeHouillier

  1. 1. Tacoma Power Transportation Electrification Projects
  2. 2. Background
  3. 3. Unlocking Organizational Creativity The Problem: • Energy utilities measure success by comparing rates • Resist taking risks, innovation • But times are changing (opportunities/ risks): • Technology, Customer demands, Policy environment, Market design The Answer: • Measure success by bringing customer and community value • Creation of Energy Research and Development group • Small core team to guide and provide project management services • For cross-functional, cross-departmental project teams • Under the governance of a Steering Committee
  4. 4. Supporting Strategic Initiatives Partner with Our Community CMY09: Structure Innovative Energy Partnerships Take Care of our Environment ENV05: Promote Transportation Electrification
  5. 5. Projects
  6. 6. Education and Outreach Participation in regional groups • (PNW Transportation Electrification Collaborative, Forth) Legislative Involvement, Code and permitting changes Improved website information for customers EV 101 Events EV Ride and Drive Events • 3 events in 2017-2018, 2 planned in 2019
  7. 7. Tacoma Power Operations Commitment to transform fleet • West Coast Electric Fleet pledge Charging equipment investments • customer, employee, public charging Commuter Vanpool transformation Transportation Electrification Strategic Plan • Complete in 2019 after legislative session
  8. 8. Providing value to customers Schedule FC “Fast Charge” • Encourage investment by temporarily reducing demand charge EVSE Company Outreach EV Charging Study • Compensate customers for data to improve program design Electric Car Discount Program Proposed Shorepower Rate/Proposal
  9. 9. Developing Projects Electric Schoolbus Project Electrified Transit Hub Right of Way/Peer to Peer charging Renewable Hydrogen Fuel Project
  10. 10. Questions?