TESTIMONY

GEEG HELPS PENNFUTURE PAVE WAY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

January 9th, 2014

BEFORE THE BRITISH COLUMBIA UTILITIES COMMISSION

April 12th, 2012

TESTIMONY OF: John Plunkett, Green Energy Economics Group
DATED: April 17, 2012
PROJECT NUMBER(S): 3698592

ON BEHALF OF:
The British Columbia Sustainable Energy Association (“BCSEA”) and The Sierra Club of British Columbia (“Sierra Club”)

NATURE OF CASE:
British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (BC Hydro) Amended F2012 to F2014 Revenue Requirements Application (Amended F12-F14 RRA or Amended Application)

DESCRIPTION:
Direct testimony assessing the adequacy of the electric energy efficiency program savings and expenditures contained in BC Hydro’s F2012-F2014 Revenue Application and F2012-F2013 DSM Expenditure Schedule.

DOCUMENTS:
> Direct Testimony (download)
> Exhibit 1: Qualifications of John Plunkett (download)
> Exhibit 2: Electric Energy Efficiency Resource Acquisition Options for BC Hydro (link)
> Exhibit 3: Effect of Changes in BC Hydro Prescriptive Incentive Program (download)
> Exhibit 4: A Win-Win-Win for Municipal Street Lighting: Converting Two-thirds of Vermont’s Street Lights to LED by 2014 (download)

BEFORE THE ILLINOIS COMMERCE COMMISSION

September 2, 2010

TESTIMONY OF: John Plunkett, Green Energy Economics Group
DATED: September 2, 2010
CASE NUMBER(S): 09-0436, 09-0437

ON BEHALF OF:
The Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company (“Peoples Gas”) and North Shore Gas Company(“North Shore”)

NATURE OF CASE:
Petition Pursuant to Rider EEP of Schedule of Rates for Gas Service to Initiate a Proceeding To Determine the Accuracy of the Rider EEP Reconciliation Statement

DESCRIPTION:
Surrebuttal testimony refuting Illinois Commerce Commission Staff witness Dr. David Brightwell’s rebuttal testimony. The testimony examines issues of “prudence” and the usage of the Program Administrator Cost (PAC) Test and the Total resource Cost (TRC) Test.

DOCUMENTS:
> Surrebuttal Testimony (download)
> Exhibit 1: TRC with Increased Wall Insulation Costs (download)

BEFORE THE ILLINOIS COMMERCE COMMISSION

June 1, 2010

TESTIMONY OF: John Plunkett, Green Energy Economics Group
DATED: June 1, 2010
CASE NUMBER(S): 09-0436, 09-0437

ON BEHALF OF:
The Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company (“Peoples Gas”) and North Shore Gas Company(“North Shore”)

NATURE OF CASE:
Petition Pursuant to Rider EEP of Schedule of Rates for Gas Service to Initiate a Proceeding To Determine the Accuracy of the Rider EEP Reconciliation Statement

DESCRIPTION:
Testimony rebutting Illinois Commerce Commission Staff witness Dr. David Brightwell’s assertion that costs associated with financial incentives for three efficiency measures in natural gas energy efficiency programs run by Peoples Gas and North Shore be disallowed based on Dr. Brightwell’s conclusion that they were not economically justified. The measures in question are high-efficiency clothes washers, tankless water heaters, and wall insulation.

DOCUMENTS:
> Rebuttal Testimony (download)

BEFORE THE PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION

December 18, 2009

TESTIMONY OF: John Plunkett, Green Energy Economics Group
DATED: December 18, 2009
CASE NUMBER(S): R-2009-2139884, P-2009-2097639

ON BEHALF OF:
Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW)

NATURE OF CASE:
Petition for Approval of Energy Conservation and Demand-side Management Plan

DESCRIPTION:

Direct testimony describing PGW’s Five-year Natural Gas Demand Side Management (DSM) Portfolio. The portfolio consists of seven programs and has a projected budget of $54 over the initial five years. The present value of net benefits is projected at $55 million.

DOCUMENTS:
> Direct Testimony (download)
> Exhibit 1: Professional Qualifications of John Plunkett
> Exhibit 2: Proposed PGW Gas Demand-Side Management Investment Compared with Other North American Utilities
> Exhibit 3: Proposed PGW Gas Demand-Side Management Programs
> Exhibit 4: Annual Gas DSM Program Budget and Savings
> Exhibit 5: Benefits and Costs of Proposed PGW DSM Programs
(download exhibits 2 – 5)
> Exhibit 6: PGW Five-Year Gas Demand Side Management Plan

BEFORE THE VERMONT PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

September 9, 2009

TESTIMONY OF: John Plunkett, Green Energy Economics Group
DATED: September 9, 2009
CASE NUMBER(S): 7466

ON BEHALF OF:
The Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC)

NATURE OF CASE:
Investigation in Petition Filed by Vermont Department of Public Service Re: Energy Efficiency Utility Structure

DESCRIPTION:
Plunkett replies to surrebuttal testimony submitted by DPS witness Poor opposing the 12-year Order of Appointment and insisting on an Overall Performance Assessment prior to the initial appointment of VEIC and BED as Vermont’s Energy Efficiency Utilities. Plunkett’s testimony also refutes the Department’s arguments against recognizing the favorable results in his performance comparison of VEIC with other efficiency portfolio administrators in the region

DOCUMENTS:
> Rebuttal Testimony (download)
> Exhibit JJP-3: Graphical depiction comparing current contract structure with VEIC and DPS proposals (download)
> Exhibit JJP-4: Data workbook for Exhibit VEIC JJP-2

BEFORE THE VERMONT PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

July 31, 2009C

TESTIMONY OF: John Plunkett, Green Energy Economics Group
DATED: July 31, 2009
CASE NUMBER(S): 7466

ON BEHALF OF:
The Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC)

NATURE OF CASE:
Investigation in Petition Filed by Vermont Department of Public Service Re: Energy Efficiency Utility Structure

DESCRIPTION:
Plunkett rebuts Prefiled Direct Testimony opposing the Order of Appointment mechanism, the appointment term, and performance review cycle proposed by VEIC. It also addresses the role of the proposed EEU Facilitator under an Order of Appointment, as well as how additional external funding that may be provided for EEU activities in the future should be treated.

DOCUMENTS:
> Rebuttal Testimony (download)
> Exhibit JJP-1: Resume of John J. Plunkett
> Exhibit JJP-2: Historical Spending and Savings of Efficiency Portfolio Administrators in the Northeast United States (download)

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