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Technical Assistance Program for State Public Utility Commissions

The Department of Energy is sponsoring the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory along with Berkeley Lab and National Renewable Energy Laboratory in providing analytical support for state public utility commissions (PUCs) in the areas of distribution utility planning and regulatory, policy, programmatic and technology assessments of distributed energy resources.

Types of assistance offered and activities supported include:

  • analysis assistance;
  • stakeholder-convened discussions;
  • education and training through workshops and webinars; and
  • consultations with technical experts.

State PUCs interested in receiving analytical support are encouraged to apply. The application for technical assistance can be downloaded by clicking below.

Technical Assistance Application


Juliet Homer

Energy Policy and
Economics Group

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