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State Electricity Regulators Assistance-State of Arkansas
Description: Increase the capacity of the Arkansas Public Service Commission to plan and manage an anticipated significant increase in regulatory activity resulting from the following electricity-related topical areas stimulated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA):. ...Conservation and Energy Efficiency...Demand Response...Renewable Energy...Energy Storage...Smart Grid and Automated Metering Infrastructure...Transmission...Distribution...Plug-in Electric Vehicles...Coal with Carbon Capture and Storage. .Create capacity on staff to engage in electricity system modernization in the long term and allow for regulatory support in the transformation of the electric grid, in coordination with other agencies in the State of Arkansas and the other States in our region and with the FERC. ...Deliverables.1.Project Management Plan: The PSC shall deliver to DOE a Project Management Plan as described above no later than 60 calendar days after acceptance of the award, revised as necessary throughout the performance period..2.Workforce Development Plan: PSC shall deliver a Workforce Development Plan within 90 calendar days after acceptance of the award, revised as necessary. .3.ARRA Case Monitoring Reports: The PSC shall deliver to DOE an initial ARRA Case Monitoring Report as described above no later than six months after acceptance of the award. The PSC shall deliver subsequent ARRA Case Monitoring Reports quarterly. .4.Reports and Orders Pertaining to Ongoing or Future Dockets and Activity at the Commission. The PSC shall report at least annually on decisions and orders in the various types of dockets that pertain to modernization of the electricity system.
State Agency: PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION ARKANSAS
Contact Name: Vikki Moore
Contact Phone: (501) 682-1335
Contact E-Mail: vmoore@psc.state.ar.us
Federal Agency: ENERGY, Department of
1 Projects:
Project Title Location Total Award Total Expenditure
State Electricity Regulators Assistance-State of Arkansas PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION ARKANSAS $822,779 $817,905