The winter of 2013-14 offered up a perfect storm of natural gas price spikes and threats to electric reliability. Expect more of the same.
Natural-Gas Procurement: A Hard Look at Incentive Mechanisms
Better designs are needed to realize the goal of lower-cost gas.
Order Allowing Incentive Gas Supply Procurement Plan Award and Granting Extension of Plan, Iowa Utilities Board, Docket No. RPU-94-3, Nov. 29, 2004 (p. 3, “Through the IGSPP, MidAmerican customers have realized a savings, relative to the reference price, of $58.4 million …”).