Fortnightly Magazine - June 2024

Utility CEO Serving Oklahoma's Prairie and Plains

OGE Energy

“Our service area is among the lowest cost of living in the country, and we play a big role with our low rates. Our rates need to stay attractive. We’re investing in opportunities to make our communities better so we can continue to widen that competitive advantage we have with our rates.”

Canada's Regulatory Leaders Meet in Calgary


Attendees heard the perspectives of regulators, energy and utilities companies, academics, communities, Indigenous Peoples, NGOs, consumer representatives, and advisers and legal counsels on the leading issues facing the regulatory community.

A Paradigm Shift in Rate Design


This panel, Incentivize and Optimize: A Paradigm Shift in Rate Design, discussed new approaches to rate design. How can the abundance of data now available be used to inform decision making? How can or should rate design influence customer behavior to optimize the use of energy resources and the energy transition?

Building and Maintaining Trust


This panel at CAMPUT 2024 on Building and Maintaining Trust: The Art and Craft of Today's Communication, examined how in today's energy sector dynamic landscape, effective communication is key to building and maintaining trust. Public trust drives participation in regulatory processes and enhances credibility. This session delved into innovative strategies and platforms.

Role of Regulators with Zero-Emission Vehicles


This panel, Recharging the Role of Regulators with Zero-Emission Vehicles, took on the nascent market of public charging stations with regulated and unregulated players. Regulated entities may, or may not, have rates designed for public EV charging.

Natural Gas Commodity Prices and Cost Recovery

Customers and Utilities on Same Side

Most critically, regulators should remember that thoughtful, informed purchasing practices by utilities that know their customers and systems best, go a long way toward ensuring energy remains affordable.

Roundtable: Demand is the New Supply

Alliance to Save Energy

"We learned that through immediate and accelerated investments in demand-side solutions, we can offset about a third of the incremental costs of full grid decarbonization, saving approximately $107 billion annually by 2050."