Presentation on theme: "Kansas Corporation Commission Workshop on Energy Efficiency August 9, 2006 Phillip A. Collingwood Energy"— Presentation transcript:
Kansas Corporation Commission Workshop on Energy Efficiency August 9, 2006 Phillip A. Collingwood Energy ManagerPhil.A.Collingwood@Sprint.comPhil.A.Collingwood@Sprint.com
2 Personal Background MS Engineering Management, mini MBA Certified Energy Manager (CEM) Certified Demand Side Management Professional (CDSM) Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEP) Experience on both sides of the meter: Utility: Aquila, Enron Energy Services Commercial: Marriott Facility Management, Sprint
3 Sprints Utility Accounts Annual spend of $15M+ in over 50 utilities, municipalities and utility service providers through the state of Kansas $400M+ National annual utility spend Electricity is 98% of all Sprint utilities
4 Guidance on utility contracts Establish reasonably low cost Long term stable rates Very dependable service While economics are considered in decisions, non tangible factors come into play A good neighbor Steward of the environment Obligations to shareholders
5 Benefit Cost Tests Looks beyond rates Beyond system benefits Goals of the program must first be established Address the barriers present Are air and water quality an adjustment now, or will they become a driver if left unaddressed?