Full Title: Non-Pipeline Alternatives to Natural Gas Utility Infrastructure: Prepared for the An Examination of Existing Regulatory Approaches
Author(s): Ron Nelson, Bradley Cebulko, Thomas Van Hentenryck, Vassilisa Rubtsova, Thanh Nguyen, and Natalie Mims Frick
Publication Date: September 30, 2023
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The primary audience of this paper is public utility commissions (PUCs) that are considering the role of NonPipeline Alternatives (NPAs) in gas utility planning. The purpose of this paper is to examine the existin proceedings, rules, and studies that are currently or have been under consideration to inform PUCs as they consider developing their own NPA frameworks. This is the first of two papers on the topic of non-pipeline alternatives. The second will address best practices in the construction of an NPA framework.