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RE: [hreg] Projected electric rates?

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  • Bashir Syed
    Check out the Electric Power Research Institute aka EPRI (Stanford University). _____ From: hreg@yahoogroups.com [mailto:hreg@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 7, 2008
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      Check out the Electric Power Research Institute aka EPRI (Stanford University).

       


      From: hreg@yahoogroups.com [mailto:hreg@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Henry Haynes
      Sent: Sunday, September 07, 2008 4:50 PM
      To: hreg@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [hreg] Projected electric rates?

       

      Does anyone have a good independent source (or two) for projected electric rates over the next ten years or so?  I’m looking seriously at installing solar panels on our house, &, based on today’s rates vs. system cost, it’s difficult.  But, we know electric rates are going to continue to go up.  The question is how much.  If I were to build a curve based on our rates over the past couple of years, it would probably be approaching vertical in a few years (slight exaggeration) .  I have a proposal in hand that includes a long term projection.  I have no reason to doubt its accuracy, but I’d like to see another source or two that confirms it.  Can anyone help me w/ some projections from other respectable sources?

       

      Thanks,

      Henry 

       

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    • sfretel
      The Energy Information Administration estimates trends out to 2030 for retail electricity rates. Should be a solid basis for long term projections.
      Message 2 of 3 , Sep 8, 2008
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        The Energy Information Administration estimates trends out to 2030 for retail electricity
        rates. Should be a solid basis for long term projections.

        http://www.eia.doe.gov/oiaf/aeo/electricity.html
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