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Reports prepared by the Commission and submitted to the legislature.

EEU Independent Audit Report│Letter (2014-2016)

Vermont law requires an independent audit every three years of the reported energy and capacity savings and cost-effectiveness of programs of energy efficiency programs approved by the Public Utility Commission. In fulfillment of this requirement, the Public Utility Commission contracted with Evergreen Economics for the independent audit of energy efficiency program years 2014-2016. The Evergreen Economics reports address the energy efficiency services delivered by Efficiency Vermont, BED, and Vermont Gas.

Report to the Legislature: Exemptions From the Standard Offer Program


This report submitted to the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Energy, and the House Committee on Energy and Technology as required by Act 53 of 2017,discusses the exemption and makes recommendations about how to address any issues arising from the exemption. The Commission has identified two significant concerns arising from the exemption. First, Section 8005a allows utilities to be exempt from the standard-offer program “regardless of whether the provider owned the energy's environmental attributes.” The second issue is that exemptions shift the cost of the standard-offer program from the customers of the exempt utility to customers of the participating utilities.
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