Federal Government

Exeter provides support to federal government clients on issues such as competitive power and natural gas procurement, utility rate case support, transmission policy, renewable energy development and conventional energy project development. Listed below are some of our recent federal government projects.

Variable Generation Forecasting in the West

Department of Energy
Based on a dozen interviews with balancing authorities and utilities the Western Interconnection, Exeter’s report highlights trends and best practices in wind and solar forecasting. View report »

Contract Negotiation

Department of Energy
Exeter supported the government in contract negotiations involving a utility’s proposed charges to operate and maintain a government-owned distribution substation. The negotiations resulted in several hundred thousand dollars in annual savings at a large National Nuclear Security Administration facility.

Power Procurement Support

Defense Logistics Agency Energy
For the past 18 years, Exeter has assisted DLA Energy in competitively procuring electric power for numerous military installations and large civilian agencies. Our work includes monitoring markets, developing solicitation and contract language, assessing risk incurrence, and ensuring conformance with ISO/RTO requirements.

Power Procurement Support

Department of Energy, Berkeley Site Office
For over 30 years, Exeter has assisted DOE/BSO in addressing the power supply requirements for the three Northern California DOE Laboratories.  Recent support has addressed meeting California greenhouse gas (GHG) requirements without the ability to purchase GHG allowances.